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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

22.4
24.4
Comparison: FL Counties 

19.6

deaths/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2010-2012

County: Miami-Dade

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Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Mortality Data, Health / Women's Health
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 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

2005-2007: 21.0 2006-2008: 20.3 2007-2009: 19.6 2008-2010: 19.2 2009-2011: 19.2 2010-2012: 19.6

deaths/100,000 females


Indicates a change in methodology
2009-2011  Rates calculated prior to 2009-2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

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

Black: 26.8 Hispanic: 17.4 White: 18.3 Overall: 19.6

deaths/100,000 females

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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer

Comparison: Prior Value 

19.6

deaths/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2010-2012

County: Miami-Dade

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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 not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 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

2005-2007: 21.0 2006-2008: 20.3 2007-2009: 19.6 2008-2010: 19.2 2009-2011: 19.2 2010-2012: 19.6

deaths/100,000 females


Indicates a change in methodology
2009-2011  Rates calculated prior to 2009-2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

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

Black: 26.8 Hispanic: 17.4 White: 18.3 Overall: 19.6

deaths/100,000 females

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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Breast Cancer

Target Met
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target 

19.6

deaths/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2010-2012

County: Miami-Dade

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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: May 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

2005-2007: 21.0 2006-2008: 20.3 2007-2009: 19.6 2008-2010: 19.2 2009-2011: 19.2 2010-2012: 19.6

deaths/100,000 females


Indicates a change in methodology
2009-2011  Rates calculated prior to 2009-2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

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

Black: 26.8 Hispanic: 17.4 White: 18.3 Overall: 19.6

deaths/100,000 females

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