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Complete Health Indicator Report of Prostate Cancer Deaths

Definition

The rate of death from cancer of the prostate (ICD-10: C61) per 100,000 men.

Numerator

The number of deaths due to prostate cancer for a given year (ICD-10: C61).

Denominator

The male population in Utah or the U.S. for a given year.

Why Is This Important?

Prostate cancer is the second most commonly occurring form of cancer for men, after skin cancer, and is the second leading cause of cancer death for men in Utah and the U.S.

Healthy People Objective C-7:

Reduce the prostate cancer death rate
U.S. Target: 21.8 deaths per 100,000 males
State Target: currently being revised

Other Objectives

CSTE Chronic Disease Indicators

How Are We Doing?

Utah reached its 2010 goal of less than 28.2 deaths per 100,000 males and now works toward the Healthy People 2020 goal of 21.8 deaths per 100,000 males. In 2014, Utah's age-adjusted prostate cancer mortality rate was 19.7 per 100,000 males. There was no significant difference in prostate cancer mortality among Utah's ethnic or racial groups, with the exception of Utah Asians having significantly lower rates than all races combined.

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

The U.S. prostate cancer age-adjusted mortality rate has been decreasing. Utah's prostate cancer age-adjusted mortality rate has varied from year-to-year and have closely mirrored national rate. However in recent years Utah rates have been significantly higher than national rates. From 2008-2012, Utah had an age-adjusted rate of 131.7 (131.5-132.0) per 100,000 males compared to the U.S. rate of 156.8 (153.3-160.3) per 100,000 males^1^.[[br]] [[br]] ---- 1. Data based upon CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 2014 data submission and SEER November 2014 submission. [http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/quick-profiles/index.php?statename=utah].

What Is Being Done?

The Utah Department of Health initiated the Utah Cancer Action Network (UCAN), a statewide partnership whose goal is to reduce the burden of cancer. The mission of the UCAN is to lower cancer incidence and mortality in Utah through collaborative efforts directed toward cancer prevention and control. As a result of this planning process, objectives and strategies have been developed by community partners regarding the early detection of cervical, breast, and colorectal cancers as well as the promotion of physical activity, healthy eating habits, melanoma cancer prevention, and cancer survivorship advocacy.

Evidence-based Practices

Screening recommendations have changed over time. Until recently, many doctors and professional organizations encouraged yearly PSA screening for men beginning at age 50. However, as more has been learned about both the benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening, a number of organizations have begun to caution against routine population screening. Although some organizations continue to recommend PSA screening, there is widespread agreement that any man who is considering getting tested should first be informed in detail about the potential harms and benefits. Currently, Medicare provides coverage for an annual PSA test for all Medicare-eligible men age 50 and older. Many private insurers cover PSA screening as well. Since 2012 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer. Healthy diet, exercise, and lifestyle play an important role in cancer prevention.

Available Services

Screening recommendations have changed over time. Until recently, many doctors and professional organizations encouraged yearly PSA screening for men beginning at age 50. However, as more has been learned about both the benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening, a number of organizations have begun to caution against routine population screening. Although some organizations continue to recommend PSA screening, there is widespread agreement that any man who is considering getting tested should first be informed in detail about the potential harms and benefits. Currently, Medicare provides coverage for an annual PSA test for all Medicare-eligible men age 50 and older. Many private insurers cover PSA screening as well. Since 2012 The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer.


Related Indicators

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:




Graphical Data Views

Prostate Cancer Deaths per 100,000 Men by Year, Utah and U.S., 1999-2014

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Utah vs. U.S.YearAge-adjusted Death Rate per 100,000 MenLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 30
Utah199932.728.237.8
Utah200027.923.732.6
Utah200130.125.834.9
Utah200229.024.833.6
Utah200328.124.132.6
Utah200424.921.229.0
Utah200524.921.329.0
Utah200628.024.232.3
Utah200729.225.433.4
Utah200825.422.029.2
Utah200920.317.323.8
Utah201026.222.830.0
Utah201122.119.025.5
Utah201222.119.125.4
Utah201320.417.623.6
Utah201419.717.022.7
U.S.199931.631.231.9
U.S.200030.430.030.7
U.S.200129.529.229.8
U.S.200228.728.429.0
U.S.200327.226.927.5
U.S.200426.225.926.5
U.S.200525.425.125.7
U.S.200624.224.024.5
U.S.200724.224.024.5
U.S.200823.022.723.3
U.S.200922.121.922.4
U.S.201021.821.622.1
U.S.201120.820.521.0
U.S.201219.619.319.8

Data Notes

ICD-10 codes used to define prostate cancer: C61.   Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population. [[br]] U.S. data available through 2012.

Data Sources

  • Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health
  • Population Estimates: Utah Governor's Office of Planning and Budget
  • Population Estimates: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) through a collaborative agreement with the U.S. Census Bureau, IBIS Version 2014
  • National Vital Statistics System, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Prostate Cancer Deaths by Local Health District, Utah, 2010-2014

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Local Health DistrictAge-adjusted Rate per 100,000 MenLower LimitUpper LimitNote
Record Count: 13
Bear River24.719.131.4
Central25.118.233.8
Davis County20.416.525.1
Salt Lake County22.420.124.9
Southeast23.815.934.4
Southwest23.019.327.3
Summit14.85.930.6*
Tooele27.116.541.9
TriCounty19.811.731.4
Utah County19.316.023.2
Wasatch18.47.039.3*
Weber-Morgan21.617.526.5
State22.020.623.4

Data Notes

ICD-10 codes used to define prostate cancer: C61.   [[br]] Age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.[[br]]*Use caution in interpreting, the estimates for Summit and Wasatch have a relative standard error greater than 30% and do not meet Utah Department of Health standards for reliability.

Data Sources

  • Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health
  • Population Estimates: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) through a collaborative agreement with the U.S. Census Bureau, IBIS Version 2014


Prostate Cancer Deaths by Utah Small Area, 2010-2014

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Utah Small AreasAge-adjusted Rate per 100,000 MenLower LimitUpper LimitNote
Record Count: 67
Brigham City22.011.039.5*
Box Elder Co (Other)24.712.743.4
Logan25.216.337.3
Cache Co (Oth)/Rich Co (All)30.417.948.4
Ben Lomond23.114.135.7
Morgan Co (All)/Weber Co (E)18.210.030.5
Ogden (Downtown)42.225.665.6
South Ogden20.411.932.7
Roy/Hooper19.210.132.9
Riverdale18.58.834.0*
Clearfield/Hill AFB13.15.625.9*
Layton18.511.029.3
Syracuse/Kaysville20.310.934.5
Farmington/Centerville23.211.841.0
Woods Cross/North Salt Lake31.313.960.5*
Bountiful24.917.135.0
SLC (Rose Park)31.116.453.6
SLC (Avenues)24.312.442.9
SLC (Foothill/U of U)19.19.833.4
Magna25.010.350.8*
SLC (Glendale)11.93.130.9**
West Valley (West)32.219.849.6
West Valley (East)13.93.736.2#,*
West Valley (East) V210.03.123.9##,**
SLC (Downtown)20.811.933.6
South Salt Lake34.317.660.3
Millcreek23.416.232.7
Holladay23.015.932.1
Cottonwood14.98.424.2
Kearns20.76.549.3#,*
Kearns V219.55.250.4##,**
Taylorsville (E)/Murray (W)18.59.133.3
Taylorsville (West)41.118.878.1##,*
Murray25.715.240.7
Midvale23.611.842.3*
West Jordan (NE)20.75.454.0##,*
West Jordan (NE) V2**##,**
West Jordan (SE)14.84.635.6*
West Jordan (W)/Copperton****
South Jordan28.116.744.3
Sandy (Center)25.715.939.3
Sandy (NE)19.87.741.7*
Sandy (SE)27.212.551.4*
Riverton/Draper25.015.937.5
Tooele Co27.516.842.5
Lehi/Cedar Valley26.114.244.0
American Fork/Alpine28.717.644.2
Pleasant Grove/Lindon16.67.831.0
Orem (North)27.813.750.0
Orem (West)24.511.745.2*
Orem (East)11.63.827.1*
Provo (North)/BYU16.59.027.7
Provo (South)8.22.121.7*
Springville/Spanish Fork14.48.223.6
Utah Co (South)29.914.953.6*
Summit Co14.05.529.3*
Wasatch Co16.25.736.3*
TriCounty LHD20.812.233.1
Juab/Millard/Sanpete Co30.020.143.0
Sevier/Piute/Wayne Co22.112.137.2
Carbon/Emery Co22.312.736.4
Grand/San Juan Co27.714.647.7
St George19.214.325.2
Washington Co (Other)33.024.843.0
Cedar City14.66.528.2*
Southwest LHD (Other)28.216.445.1
State22.621.224.1

Data Notes

ICD-10 codes used to define prostate cancer: C61.   [[br]] Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population. [[br]] *Use caution when interpreting, the estimate has a relative standard error greater than 30% and is therefore does not meet Utah Department of Health standards for reliability. [[br]] **The estimate has been suppressed because 1) the relative standard error is greater than 50% or the relative standard error can't be determined or 2) the observed number of events is very small and not appropriate for publication. [[br]] #Due to Utah Small Area reclassification, numbers for 'West Valley (East)', 'Kearns', and 'West Jordan (NE)' only include data for 2010-2011. [[br]] ##Due to Utah Small Area reclassification, numbers for 'West Valley (East) V2', 'Kearns V2', 'Taylorsville (West)', and 'West Jordan (NE) V2' only include data for 2012-2014. [[br]] A description of the Utah Small Areas and details about Small Area reclassification may be found on IBIS at the following URL: [http://ibis.health.utah.gov/resource/Help.html].

Data Sources

  • Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health
  • Population estimates produced by staff in the UDOH Center for Health Data and Informatics. Linear interpolation of U.S. Census Bureau and ESRI ZIP Code data provided annual population estimates for ZIP Code areas by sex and age groups, IBIS Version 2014


Prostate Cancer Deaths per 100,000 Men by Ethnicity, Utah, 2010-2014

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Hispanic EthnicityAge-adjusted Rate per 100,000 MenLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 3
Hispanic13.69.419.0
Non-Hispanic20.219.021.6
All Utahns19.918.721.2

Data Notes

ICD-10 codes used to define prostate cancer: C61.   [[br]] Age-adjusted using 3 age groups, 0-44, 45-64, and 65+.

Data Sources

  • Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health
  • Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for Counties in Utah, U.S. Bureau of the Census, IBIS Version 2014


Prostate Cancer Deaths per 100,000 Men by Race, Utah, 2005-2014

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RaceAge-adjusted Rate per 100,000 MenLower LimitUpper LimitNote
Record Count: 6
American Indian/Native Alaskan11.44.623.5*
Asian9.95.416.8
Black19.68.737.8*
Pacific Islander26.011.949.2*
White21.420.522.4
All Races21.320.322.2

Data Notes

ICD-10 codes used to define prostate cancer: C61.   [[br]] Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population using 3 age groups, 0-44, 45-64, and 65+. [[br]] *Use caution when interpreting rate; the estimates do not meet UDOH standards for reliability.

Data Sources

  • Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health
  • Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for Counties in Utah, U.S. Bureau of the Census, IBIS Version 2014

References and Community Resources

__'''Other resources:'''__[[br]] Utah Cancer Control Program: [http://www.cancerutah.org][[br]] Utah Cancer Action Network: [http://www.ucan.cc][[br]] American Cancer Society: [http://www.cancer.org][[br]] National Cancer Institute: [http://www.cancer.gov][[br]] Huntsman Cancer Institute: [http://www.huntsmancancer.org][[br]] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: [http://www.cdc.gov][[br]] American Society of Clinical Oncology: [http://www.asco.org]

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

Page Content Updated On 12/11/2015, Published on 12/23/2015
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