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C-1 Reduce the overall cancer death rate
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Baseline: 179.3 cancer deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 161.4 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-01.
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Baseline: 50.6 lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 45.5 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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C-3 Reduce the female breast cancer death rate
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Baseline: 23.0 female breast cancer deaths per 100,000 females occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 20.7 deaths per 100,000 females
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-03.
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Baseline: 2.4 uterine cervix cancer deaths per 100,000 females occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 2.2 deaths per 100,000 females
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-04.
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C-5 Reduce the colorectal cancer death rate
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Baseline: 17.1 colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 14.5 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 2.5 oropharyngeal cancer deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 2.3 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-06.
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C-7 Reduce the prostate cancer death rate
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Baseline: 24.2 prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 males occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 21.8 deaths per 100,000 males
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-07.
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Baseline: 2.7 melanoma cancer deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 2.4 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-08.
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C-9 Reduce invasive colorectal cancer
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Baseline: 48.9 new cases of invasive colorectal cancer per 100,000 population were reported in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 41.6 new cases per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR), CDC/NCCDPHP; Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), NIH/NCI; Population Estimates, Census
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C-10 Reduce invasive uterine cervical cancer
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Baseline: 8.3 new cases of invasive uterine cancer per 100,000 females were reported in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 7.5 new cases per 100,000 females
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR), CDC/NCCDPHP; Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), NIH/NCI; Population Estimates, Census
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C-11 Reduce late-stage female breast cancer
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Baseline: 40.9 new cases of late-stage breast cancer per 100,000 females were reported in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 38.9 new cases per 100,000 females
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR), CDC/NCCDPHP; Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), NIH/NCI; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 43 States had central, population-based registries that captured case information on at least 95 percent of the expected number of reportable cancers in 2006
Target: 51 (50 States and the District of Columbia)
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
Data Sources:
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR), CDC/NCCDPHP; Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), NIH/NCI
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-14.
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C-13 Increase the proportion of cancer survivors who are living 5 years or longer after diagnosis
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Baseline: 65.2 percent of persons with cancer were living 5 years or longer after diagnosis in 2007
Target: 71.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), NIH/NCI
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-15.
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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Baseline: 84.5 percent of females aged 21 to 65 years received a cervical cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 93.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-11b.
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C-16 Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines
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Baseline: 52.1 percent of adults aged 50 to 75 years received a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 70.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objectives with the same definition were 03-12a and 03-12b.
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Baseline: 73.7 percent of females aged 50 to 74 years received a breast cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 81.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-13.
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C-18 Increase the proportion of adults who were counseled about cancer screening consistent with current guidelines
Baseline: 69.8 percent of females aged 50 to 74 years were counseled by their providers about mammograms in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 76.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-10f.
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C-18.2 Increase the proportion of women who were counseled by their providers about Pap tests
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Baseline: 60.2 percent of females aged 21 to 65 years were counseled by their providers about Pap tests in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 66.2 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-10g.
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objectives with the same definition were 03-10d and 03-10e.
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Baseline: 14.4 percent of men aged 40 years and older had discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer with their health care provider in 2010 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 15.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: Minimal statistical significance
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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C-20 Increase the proportion of persons who participate in behaviors that reduce their exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) irradiation and avoid sunburn
Potential Data Sources:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
C-20.2 Reduce the proportion of adults aged 18 years and older who report sunburn
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Baseline: 37.5 percent of adults aged 18 years and older reported at least one sunburn in the past 12 months in 2010 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 33.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 15.6 percent of adolescents in grades 9 through 12 reported using artificial sources of ultraviolet light for tanning in 2009
Target: 14.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 5.6 percent of adults aged 18 and older reported using artificial sources of ultraviolet light for tanning in 2010 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 3.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 2 percentage point improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 9.3 percent of adolescents in grades 9 through 12 followed protective measures that may reduce the risk of skin cancer in 2009
Target: 11.2 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-09a.
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Baseline: 67.0 percent of adults aged 18 years and older followed protective measures that may reduce the risk of skin cancer in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 73.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 03-09b.
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