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Prostate Cancer Incidence Rate

Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Annualized prostate cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Rationale
Cancer is a variety of related disorders that involve malignant tissue development in the body. It disproportionately affects individuals from impoverished backgrounds. Determinants of cancer include diet, lifestyle choices, medical coverage, and environmental exposures All of these are influenced by economic and social opportunities.
Source
Connecticut Department of Health Tumor Registry. http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3129&q=389716. Population estimates come from the Nielsen Claritas Pop-Facts Demographic Report for 2007

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