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C-11 Data Details

C-11 Reduce late-stage female breast cancer

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER); National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI)
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDC/NCCDPHP)
Population Estimates; U.S. Census Bureau (Census)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
per 100,000 (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
43.1 (2007)
Target
40.9
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of diagnosed incident cases of breast cancer (ICD-O-3 codes C50.1-C50.9) in regional or distant stages
Denominator
Number of females
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

The data source is the United States Cancer Statistics report which uses the combined data from the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry data and the CDC National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). Together, these registries cover more than 96% of the U.S. population.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: <1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
  • Race/Ethnicity: <1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
Target Calculation Methods
A linear regression model was used to estimate the Healthy People 2020 target based on available data from the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. Baseline data are new cases of late-stage female breast cancer in 2006 and the target was set to be a 5% improvement, slightly less than the expected case rate (based on linear regression) a decade later.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

In 2014, the original baseline was revised from 43.2 to 43.1 due to a programming error. The target was adjusted from 41.0 to 40.9 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. U.S. Cancer Statistics
    http://www.cdc.gov/uscs
  2. U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2006 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2010.