National Healthcare Quality & National Healthcare Disparities Reports: Measure Specification Appendix, 2013
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population
Healthy People 2020
Activity limitation, age, education, health insurance, income, race/ ethnicity, geographic location (residence)
National and State
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System (NVSS)—Mortality
U.S. resident population
Number of deaths per year due to lung cancer
This measure is referred to as measure C-2 in Healthy People 2020 documentation. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data are unadjusted. Respondents for whom age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.
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