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Health Indicator Report of Incidence of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the easiest gynecologic cancer to prevent with regular screening tests and followup. It also is highly curable when found and treated early.[^1^]
The Healthy New Jersey 2010 target of 6.8 was not met.

Notes

This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 objective CA-10.   2012 data are preliminary.

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health

Definition

Age-adjusted incidence rate of invasive cervical cancer in females per 100,000 standard population. ICD-O-3 codes: C53.0-C53.9 (excl. types 9590-9992)

Numerator

Number of new cases of invasive cervical cancer diagnosed among females

Denominator

Total number of females in the population

Healthy People Objective: Reduce invasive uterine cervical cancer

U.S. Target: 7.2 new cases per 100,000 females (age-adjusted)
State Target: 7.2 new cases per 100,000 females (age-adjusted)

Other Objectives

'''Updated Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective CA-10''': Reduce the age-adjusted incidence rate of invasive uterine cervical cancer in females per 100,000 standard population to 7.2 for the total population, 6.4 among Whites, 9.0 among Blacks, 9.8 among Hispanics, and 3.2 among Asians. '''Original Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective CA-10''': Reduce the age-adjusted incidence rate of invasive uterine cervical cancer in females per 100,000 standard population to 7.2 for the total population, 7.1 among Whites, 9.0 among Blacks, 11.6 among Hispanics, and 6.3 among Asians.

Available Services

NJDOH cancer resources: [http://nj.gov/health/ces/public/resources/]

Health Program Information

NJDOH cancer programs: [http://nj.gov/health/ces]
Page Content Updated On 05/01/2018, Published on 05/16/2018
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Content updated: Wed, 23 May 2018 05:01:08 EDT