QuickStats: Brain Cancer Death Rates Among Children and Teens Aged 1–19 Years,* by Sex† and Age Group — United States, 2013–2015
Weekly / May 5, 2017 / 66(17);461
* Includes International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision underlying cause of death code, brain cancer (C71), for a total of 1,562 deaths during 2013–2015.
† Difference in rates for males and females tested for significance at p<0.05.
Sources: National Vital Statistics System mortality data. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/deaths.htm. NCHS data brief, no 257. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db257.htm.
Reported by: Sally C. Curtin, MA, email@example.com, 301-458-4142; Arialdi M. Minino, MPH; Robert N. Anderson, PhD.
Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Brain Cancer Death Rates Among Children and Teens Aged 1–19 Years, by Sex and Age Group — United States, 2013–2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66:461. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6617a5.
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