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National Healthcare Quality & National Healthcare Disparities Reports: Measure Specification Appendix, 2013

Effectiveness of Care: Other Cancers

 

Measures

Cancer deaths per 100,000 population
Prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 male population 
 


 

Measure Title

Cancer deaths per 100,000 population

Measure Source

Healthy People 2020

Table Description

Geographic Representation

National, State

Years Available

State: 2000-2010

National: 2000-2010

Population Subgroups

Activity limitation, age, education, health insurance, income, race/ ethnicity, geographic location (residence)

Data Sources

National and State

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System (NVSS)—Mortality

Denominator

U.S.resident population

Numerator

Number of deaths per year due to cancer

Comments

This measure is referred to as measure C-1 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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Measure Title

Prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 male population

Measure Source

Healthy People 2020

Table Description

Geographic Representation

National, State

Years Available

State: 2000-2010

National: 2000-2010

Population Subgroups

Activity limitation, age, education, health insurance, income, race/ ethnicity, geographic location (residence)

Data Sources

National and State

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System (NVSS)—Mortality

Denominator

U.S. male resident population

Numerator

Number of deaths due to prostate cancer

Comments

This measure is referred to as measure C-7 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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Internet Citation: National Healthcare Quality & National Healthcare Disparities Reports: Measure Specification Appendix, 2013. Content last reviewed July 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr13/measurespec/other-cancer.html

 

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