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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancer.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-7.


9 Cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year for prostate cancer, United States, 2002, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Education

Data Source

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


U.S. male resident population.


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


Data 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.

Education data are for persons age 25–64 years only.



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