QuickStats: Breast Cancer Death Rates* Among Women Aged 50–74 Years, by Race/Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016
Weekly / June 1, 2018 / 67(21);614
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* Breast cancer deaths were those with International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision underlying cause of death code C50.
The death rate from breast cancer among all women aged 50–74 years decreased 15.1%, from 53.8 per 100,000 in 2006 to 45.7 in 2016. In both 2006 and 2016, the death rate was higher among non-Hispanic black women compared with non-Hispanic white women and Hispanic women. From 2006 to 2016, the death rate from breast cancer decreased for non-Hispanic white women from 54.6 per 100,000 to 46.2, for Hispanic women from 34.8 to 31.0, and for non-Hispanic black women from 71.7 to 64.1.
Source: National Vital Statistics System, 2006 and 2016. https://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html.
Reported by: Sibeso N. Joyner, MPH, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-458-4254; Deepthi Kandi, MS.
Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Breast Cancer Death Rates Among Women Aged 50–74 Years, by Race/Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:614. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6721a8.
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