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C-2 Reduce the lung cancer death rate

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; Bridged-race Population Estimates, CDC/NCHS and Census
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Revision History:
This objective was revised. Read more about the revision history.