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Reduce the prostate cancer death rate.

Target: 28.8 deaths per 100,000 males.

Baseline: 32.0 prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 males occurred in 1998 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population).

Target setting method: 10 percent improvement.

Data source: National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), CDC, NCHS.

Males, 1998

Prostate Cancer Deaths

Rate per 100,000

TOTAL

32.0

Race and ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native

15.9

Asian or Pacific Islander

12.4

Asian

DNC

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander

DNC

Black or African American

68.7

White

29.4

 

Hispanic or Latino

20.9

Not Hispanic or Latino

32.4

Black or African American

70.2

White

29.7

Education level (aged 25 to 64 years)

Less than high school

4.4

High school graduate

5.0

At least some college

2.8

DNA = Data have not been analyzed. DNC = Data are not collected. DSU = Data are statistically unreliable.
Note: Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.