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

Shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to lung 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: 2009-2013
Value: 70.4
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the lung cancer death rate to 45.5 deaths per 100,000 population.

County

70.4

State

44.5

National

HP 2020

45.5
  • 25
  • 48
  • 70.4

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009-2013 70.4
    2008-2012 68
    2006-2010 61.8
    2005-2009 64.7
    2004-2008 73

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX;

  • 70.4
    • 48.2
    • 60.2
    • 71.8
  • 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 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;

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