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Deaths due to Prostate Cancer by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

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Deaths due to Prostate Cancer by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

  • **Rate does not meet National Center for Health Statistics standards of statistically reliability for presentation (RSE >=23% and n<20).

Why Is This Important?

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the U.S.^[https://www.cdc.gov/prostate-cancer/statistics/index.html 1]^ and, in New Jersey, is the second leading cause of death due to cancer among men.

Definition

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

Data Notes

Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths among males due to cancer of the prostate
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of males in the population

Related Health Objectives and Indicators




  • Health Initiative: HNJ2020

    Healthy NJ 2020 Objective CA-7

    NJ Target: Reduce prostate cancer deaths to 21.2 per 100,000 males (age-adjusted) for the total population, 38.6 for Blacks, 17.6 for Hispanics, and 19.6 for Whites by 2020
    https://www.nj.gov/health/chs/hnj2020/topics/cancer.shtml



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Health Topic Pages Related to: Deaths due to Prostate Cancer

Indicator Data Last Updated On 04/10/2023, Published on 06/06/2024
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)