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Indicator Report - Prostate Cancer Incidence North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2009

Why Is This Important?

Cancer of the prostate was the second most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.

Prostate Cancer Incidence North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2009

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Data Notes

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 1/2013. Rates based on counts less than 16 are unstable. Use with caution. Cases may not sum to totals due to unknown or other values. Rates are calculated using the bridged-race population estimates obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics available online at www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race/data_documentation.htm#vintage2011. Numbers are subject to change as files are updated.  National Program of Cancer Registries: 1999 - 2009 Incidence, WONDER On-line Database. United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2011. Accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/cancernpcr-v2009.html on Dec 11, 2012

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Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant prostate cancer diagnosed.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All cases of malignant prostate cancer
Denominator: Total number of males in North Carolina

Page Content Updated On 03/15/2013, Published on 03/27/2013
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