Cancer Technical Notes for WISH
WISH Cancer Data Limitations and Caveats
How to Read an Output Table
Note: Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S standard population.
The age-adjusted incidence rate for all cancer in males declined from 572.6 per 100,000 population in 1995 to 494.2 per 100,000 in 2015. The age-adjusted rate for cancer in females remained more stable, at 414.4 in 1995 and 431.5 in 2015. The rate of cancer incidence remained consistently higher in males than females.