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Prostate Disease

Data are for the U.S.

Health care use: Hospice care

  • Number of hospice care discharges with prostate cancer as primary diagnosis: 16,800 (2007)
  • Percent of hospice care discharges with prostate cancer as primary diagnosis: 1.6% (2007)

Source: Home Health Care and Discharged Hospice Care Patients: United States, 2000 and 2007, table 7 [PDF - 430 KB]

Mortality

  • Number of deaths from prostate cancer: 27,970
  • Deaths per 100,000 males from prostate cancer: 18.2

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2011, tables 12, 14 [PDF - 1.5 MB]

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