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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Prostate Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

Shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 males due to prostate cancer. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+).

Measurement Period: 2010-2014
Value: 16.5
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the prostate cancer death rate to 21.8 deaths per 100,000 males.






HP 2020

  • 14.1
  • 26.1
  • 37.2

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2010-2014 16.5
    2009-2013 16.5
    2008-2012 16.2
    2007-2011 16.8
    2006-2010 20.9
    2005-2009 22
    2004-2008 26.2

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Baldwin, GA; Jackson, GA; Boyd, KY; Boyle, KY; Greenup, KY; Chippewa, MI; Mecosta, MI; Franklin, NC; Jackson, NC; Pender, NC; Hawkins, TN; Marion, TN; McMinn, TN; Monroe, TN; Warren, TN;

  • 16.5
    • 15.7
    • 22.7
    • 29
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 36 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 32 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Boyd

    Chilton, AL; Coffee, AL; Lawrence, AL; Independence, AR; Lassen, CA; Baldwin, GA; Jackson, GA; Polk, GA; Boyd, KY; Boyle, KY; Clark, KY; Greenup, KY; Waldo, ME; Chippewa, MI; Mecosta, MI; Phelps, MO; Lafayette, MS; Franklin, NC; Jackson, NC; Pender, NC; Watauga, NC; Franklin, NY; Gallia, OH; Clarion, PA; Hawkins, TN; Marion, TN; McMinn, TN; Monroe, TN; Rhea, TN; Warren, TN; Charlottesville, VA; Harrisonburg, VA; Petersburg, VA; Wise, VA; Whitman, WA; Jackson, WV; Albany, WY;



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