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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer

This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 females due to breast cancer.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer

22.9
26.0
Comparison: U.S. Counties 

23.6

deaths/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2006-2010

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

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Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Mortality Data, Health / Women's Health
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 1,780 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013
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Why is this important?

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the second most common type of cancer among women in the U.S. The greatest risk factor in developing breast cancer is age. Since 1990, breast cancer death rates have declined progressively due to advancements in treatment and detection.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the breast cancer death rate to 20.6 deaths per 100,000 females.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer : Time Series

2003-2007: 24.5 2004-2008: 24.4 2005-2009: 23.7 2006-2010: 23.6

deaths/100,000 females

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer by Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander: 6.3 Black: 34.2 Hispanic: 13.8 White: 21.2 Overall: 23.6

deaths/100,000 females

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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer

Comparison: Prior Value 

23.6

deaths/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2006-2010

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

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Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Mortality Data, Health / Women's Health
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Why is this important?

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the second most common type of cancer among women in the U.S. The greatest risk factor in developing breast cancer is age. Since 1990, breast cancer death rates have declined progressively due to advancements in treatment and detection.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the breast cancer death rate to 20.6 deaths per 100,000 females.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer : Time Series

2003-2007: 24.5 2004-2008: 24.4 2005-2009: 23.7 2006-2010: 23.6

deaths/100,000 females

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer by Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander: 6.3 Black: 34.2 Hispanic: 13.8 White: 21.2 Overall: 23.6

deaths/100,000 females

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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer

Target Not Met
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target 

23.6

deaths/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2006-2010

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

View Every County

Healthy People 2020 Target: 20.6 deaths/100,000 females
Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Mortality Data, Health / Women's Health
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Why is this important?

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the second most common type of cancer among women in the U.S. The greatest risk factor in developing breast cancer is age. Since 1990, breast cancer death rates have declined progressively due to advancements in treatment and detection.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the breast cancer death rate to 20.6 deaths per 100,000 females.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer : Time Series

2003-2007: 24.5 2004-2008: 24.4 2005-2009: 23.7 2006-2010: 23.6

deaths/100,000 females

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer by Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander: 6.3 Black: 34.2 Hispanic: 13.8 White: 21.2 Overall: 23.6

deaths/100,000 females

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