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Baseline: 178.4 cancer deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 160.6 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 22.9 female breast cancer deaths per 100,000 females occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 20.6 deaths per 100,000 females
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 17.0 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 Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 23.5 prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 males occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 21.2 deaths per 100,000 males
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 45.4 new cases of invasive colorectal cancer per 100,000 population were reported in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 38.6 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
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Baseline: 7.9 new cases of invasive uterine cancer per 100,000 females were reported in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 7.1 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
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Baseline: 43.2 new cases of late-stage breast cancer per 100,000 females were reported in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 41.0 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
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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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Baseline: 66.2 percent of persons with cancer were living 5 years or longer after diagnosis in 2007
Target: 72.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), NIH/NCI
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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 Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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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 Source: 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
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 Source: 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 Source: 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: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: 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: Minimal statistical significance
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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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 Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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