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Complete Health Indicator Report of Deaths due to Prostate Cancer

Definition

Deaths with malignant neoplasm (cancer) of the prostate as the underlying cause of death ICD-10 code: C61

Numerator

Number of deaths among males due to cancer of the prostate

Denominator

Total number of males in the population

Why Is This Important?

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men[http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/prostate/ ^1^] and, in New Jersey, is the third leading cause of death due to cancer among men.

Healthy People Objective: Reduce the prostate cancer death rate

U.S. Target: 21.8 deaths per 100,000 males (age-adjusted)
State Target: 15.4 deaths per 100,000 males (age-adjusted)

Other Objectives

'''Revised Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective CA-7''': Reduce the age-adjusted mortality rate due to prostate cancer per 100,000 standard male population to 15.4 for the total population, 13.9 among Whites, 38.6 among Blacks, and 10.9 among Hispanics. '''Original Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective CA-7''': Reduce the age-adjusted mortality rate due to prostate cancer per 100,000 standard male population to 21.2 for the total population, 19.6 among Whites, 48.1 among Blacks, and 17.6 among Hispanics.

How Are We Doing?

The death rate due to prostate cancer among all New Jersey males is trending downward and all original Healthy New Jersey 2020 targets have been met. The rate among Blacks has nearly halved since 2000 but remains more than double the rates among Whites and Hispanics.

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

The age-adjusted death rate due to prostate cancer among New Jersey males is below that of the nation as a whole.

Available Services

The New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) Program provides comprehensive outreach, education and screening services for prostate cancer.[http://www.nj.gov/health/ces/public/resources/njceed.shtml]


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Data Tables


Age-adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer, by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000-2016 (HNJ2020)

US/NJYearDeaths per 100,000 PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 34
US200030.430.030.731,078
US200129.429.029.730,719
US200228.628.328.930,446
US200327.126.827.429,554
US200426.125.826.429,004
US200525.325.025.628,905
US200624.223.924.528,372
US200724.223.924.529,093
US200823.022.723.228,472
US200922.121.822.428,088
US201021.921.722.228,561
US201120.720.521.027,970
US201219.519.319.827,245
US201319.218.919.427,682
US201419.018.819.228,344
US201518.818.619.028,848
US201619.319.119.530,370
NJ200029.527.831.2960
NJ200130.428.832.1996
NJ200226.725.128.2878
NJ200327.425.829.0921
NJ200424.923.426.4839
NJ200524.422.925.9837
NJ200621.520.122.9764
NJ200723.722.225.2841
NJ200822.421.023.8815
NJ200920.018.621.3734
NJ201021.720.323.1843
NJ201119.918.621.2786
NJ201218.717.420.0754
NJ201317.716.418.9728
NJ201419.117.820.4814
NJ201517.115.918.3739
NJ201617.916.619.1783

Data Notes

This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective CA-7.

Data Sources

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Compressed Mortality File. CDC WONDER On-line Database accessed at [http://wonder.cdc.gov/cmf-icd10.html]
  • Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health
  • Population Estimates, State Data Center, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, [http://lwd.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/dmograph/est/est_index.html]


Age-adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer, by Year and Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2000-2016 (HNJ2020)

Race/EthnicityYearDeaths per 100,000 PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 51
White200026.924.928.8742
White200128.126.130.1772
White200224.322.426.1673
White200325.423.527.3711
White200422.720.924.5633
White200523.221.425.1652
White200620.218.521.9580
White200721.920.123.7627
White200821.219.423.0615
White200918.717.020.3544
White201019.417.721.2604
White201118.717.020.4585
White201217.115.518.7542
White201316.514.918.1531
White201417.515.919.2574
White201515.413.917.0508
White201616.414.718.0538
Black200071.464.278.6176
Black200173.466.180.6187
Black200261.855.268.5150
Black200365.458.572.2166
Black200458.752.265.2158
Black200551.645.557.6141
Black200648.642.754.5134
Black200753.447.259.6148
Black200847.541.753.4139
Black200949.343.455.2145
Black201054.047.860.3166
Black201143.838.249.4146
Black201248.642.854.6158
Black201335.030.039.9121
Black201443.537.949.0155
Black201542.937.448.4156
Black201642.437.047.9158
Hispanic200021.017.324.832
Hispanic200114.911.818.027
Hispanic200227.923.732.148
Hispanic200320.116.623.641
Hispanic200414.511.617.432
Hispanic200513.010.215.733
Hispanic200615.412.518.335
Hispanic200720.116.823.451
Hispanic200816.613.619.647
Hispanic20099.77.411.928
Hispanic201017.514.620.451
Hispanic201113.811.216.441
Hispanic201210.78.512.933
Hispanic201315.813.218.550
Hispanic201415.112.617.755
Hispanic201512.19.814.448
Hispanic201614.011.516.459

Data Notes

This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective CA-7. Data for White and Black do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race. The number of deaths among Asian men is too small to calculate a reliable annual rates.

Data Sources

  • Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health
  • Population Estimates, State Data Center, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, [http://lwd.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/dmograph/est/est_index.html]


Age-adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2014-2016

Race/EthnicityDeaths per 100,000 Male PopulationLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 6
White16.415.517.4
Black42.939.746.1
Hispanic13.712.315.1
Asian5.64.26.9
New Jersey18.017.318.8
United States19.018.919.2

Data Notes

Data for White, Black, and Asian do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race.

Data Sources

  • Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health
  • Population Estimates, State Data Center, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, [http://lwd.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/dmograph/est/est_index.html]


Age-adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer by County, New Jersey, 2014-2016

CountyDeaths per 100,000 Male PopulationLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 23
Atlantic18.113.922.2
Bergen14.912.816.9
Burlington21.818.325.4
Camden21.217.924.5
Cape May17.610.624.6
Cumberland24.618.330.9
Essex25.922.928.8
Gloucester16.812.920.7
Hudson16.113.718.6
Hunterdon21.514.828.1
Mercer18.014.421.5
Middlesex17.314.919.6
Monmouth16.113.518.7
Morris16.213.319.1
Ocean15.412.818.1
Passaic18.015.021.1
Salem34.622.746.6
Somerset15.812.319.3
Sussex13.98.918.9
Union18.315.421.3
Warren17.611.024.1
New Jersey18.017.318.8
United States19.018.919.2

Data Sources

  • Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health
  • Population Estimates, State Data Center, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, [http://lwd.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/dmograph/est/est_index.html]

References and Community Resources

1. CDC Prostate Cancer Info: [http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/prostate/] National Cancer Institute: [http://www.cancer.gov/] American Cancer Society: [http://www.cancer.org/] NJ Cancer Incidence Data: [http://www.nj.gov/health/ces/cancer-researchers/cancer-data/]

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