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Incidence of Bladder Cancer by County, Males, 2016-2020

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Incidence of Bladder Cancer by County, Males, 2016-2020

Why Is This Important?

During 2020, 1,811 men and 590 women in New Jersey were diagnosed with cancer of the urinary bladder. Bladder cancer is more common among men than women, and is more common among whites than blacks. Bladder cancer occurs more frequently as people age. Smoking is an established risk factor for bladder cancer, with smokers being diagnosed with bladder cancer twice as often as non-smokers.

Definition

Incidence rate of invasive and in situ urinary bladder cancer for a defined population in a specified time interval. Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. Standard Population. Rates are per 100,000 population.

Data Notes

  • Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.
  • Incidence rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ..., 80-84, 85+). Rates are for invasive cancer only (except for bladder cancer which is invasive and in situ) or unless otherwise specified. Number of cases (numerator) is the total count of cases in five years.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of new cases of invasive and in situ urinary bladder cancer among a defined population in a specified time interval.
  • Denominator:

    Defined population in a specified time interval.

Related Health Objectives and Indicators


Environmental Public Health Tracking Indicator CA-18

Description: Incidence of bladder cancer
https://ephtracking.cdc.gov/indicatorPages?selectedContentAreaAbbreviation=9&selectedIndicatorId=18


Related Risk Factors Indicators:

Health Topic Pages Related to: Incidence of Bladder Cancer

Indicator Data Last Updated On 10/24/2023, Published on 05/24/2024
Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 369, Trenton, NJ 08625-0369, e-mail: cancer@doh.nj.gov (https://www.nj.gov/health/ces)