Mortality and Person-Years of Life Lost - End of Life Summary Table

Only one measure per topic is displayed in the summary table. A complete set of measures, where they exist, can be found by following the More Information link in the table below.

Legend:
green line green - headed in the right direction
red line red - headed in the wrong direction
black line black - stable or non-significant change (NSC)
purple purple - indeterminate
blue blue - Healthy People 2020 target
Measure Name Mortality Person-Years of Life Lost
Year Range 1975-2013 2012
Measure

The number of cancer deaths per 100,000 people per year, age-adjusted to a U.S. 2000 standard population.

The difference between the actual age stemming from the disease/cause and the expected age of death.

Recent Summary Trend Falling n/a
Recent Summary Trend Year Range 2009-2013 No trend data are available for person-years of life lost.
Desired Direction Falling Falling
Summary Graph Summary graph for Mortality, Click to see detailed view of graph

No trend data are available for person-years of life lost

Trends and Most Recent Estimates In 2013, the death rate for all cancers combined was 163.1 per 100,000 people per year. In 2012, cancer deaths were responsible for 9.2 million person-years of life lost and on average 15.7 years of life lost per person who died of cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Target Reduce the overall cancer death rate to 161.4 cancer deaths per 100,000 people per year.

There is no Healthy People 2020 target for person-years of life lost.

More Information Mortality Person-Years of Life Lost
Last Updated January 2017 January 2017
Measure Name: Mortality
Measure Name Mortality
Year Range 1975-2013
Measure

The number of cancer deaths per 100,000 people per year, age-adjusted to a U.S. 2000 standard population.

Recent Summary Trend Falling
Recent Summary Trend Year Range 2009-2013
Desired Direction Falling
Summary Graph Summary graph for Mortality, Click to see detailed view of graph
Trends and Most Recent Estimates In 2013, the death rate for all cancers combined was 163.1 per 100,000 people per year.
Healthy People 2020 Target Reduce the overall cancer death rate to 161.4 cancer deaths per 100,000 people per year.
More Information Mortality
Measure Name: Person-Years of Life Lost
Measure Name Person-Years of Life Lost
Year Range 2012
Measure

The difference between the actual age stemming from the disease/cause and the expected age of death.

Recent Summary Trend n/a
Recent Summary Trend Year Range No trend data are available for person-years of life lost.
Desired Direction Falling
Summary Graph

No trend data are available for person-years of life lost

Trends and Most Recent Estimates In 2012, cancer deaths were responsible for 9.2 million person-years of life lost and on average 15.7 years of life lost per person who died of cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Target

There is no Healthy People 2020 target for person-years of life lost.

More Information Person-Years of Life Lost