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Indicator Report - Prostate Cancer Deaths

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.

Prostate Cancer Deaths per 100,000 Men by Race, Utah, 2002-2012

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Data Notes

ICD-10 codes used to define prostate cancer: C61.   Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population using 3 age groups.
*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 2012.

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Definition

The rate of death from cancer of the prostate (ICD-9: 185 and ICD-10: C61) per 100,000 men.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: The number of deaths due to prostate cancer for a given year (ICD-9: 185 and ICD-10: C61).
Denominator: The male population in Utah or the U.S. for a given year.

Page Content Updated On 03/26/2014, Published on 03/28/2014
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Content updated: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:11:59 MDT