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

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

Why Is This Important?

During 2020, 7,687 men in New Jersey were diagnosed with cancer of the prostate. Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men in NJ and the US. Prostate cancer occurs more frequently as men age, with most cases occurring after age 50.

Definition

Incidence rate of invasive prostate 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.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of new cases of prostate 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-166

Description: Incidence of prostate cancer (males only)
https://ephtracking.cdc.gov/indicatorPages?selectedContentAreaAbbreviation=9&selectedIndicatorId=166


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Health Topic Pages Related to: Incidence of Prostate 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)