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Deaths due to Melanoma of the Skin by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. [ ^1^] Of the three most common types of skin cancer, melanoma causes the most deaths. [ ^2^]


Deaths with malignant melanoma of the skin as the underlying cause of death ICD-10 code: C43

Data Notes

  • Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.
  • This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective CA-8.

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How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to malignant melanoma of the skin
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Health Topic Pages Related to: Deaths due to Melanoma of the Skin

Indicator Data Last Updated On 04/10/2023, Published on 06/10/2024
Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 369, Trenton, NJ 08625-0369, e-mail: (