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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for most common cancers: prostate cancer

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-7.

Tables

1.9a Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancer, United States, 1999 and 2002.

1.9b Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancer, by State, 1999 and 2002.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System—Mortality.

Denominator

U.S. male population.

Numerator

Number of male deaths per year due to prostate cancer (ICD-10-CM code C61).

Comments

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted sums of age-specific rates. For a discussion of age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.

Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for most common cancers: breast cancer. Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for all cancers.

 

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