Prostate cancer is the 4th most common cause of cancer death in the UK (2012).[1-3] The crude mortality rate shows that there are 35 prostate cancer deaths for every 100,000 males in the UK.
Prostate Cancer (C61), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2012
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||22.6||20.0||22.1||21.7||22.6|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||23.5||23.6||25.2||27.6||23.5|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
Analysis of prostate cancer mortality rates throughout the UK reports only modest shows very little variation between health boundaries.[4,5]
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, January 2014. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/all-releases.html?definition=tcm%3A77-27475.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, March 2014. Similar data can be found here: http://gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/vital-events/general/ref-tables/index.html.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, December 2013. Similar data can be found here: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/demography/default.asp22.htm.
- NCIN. Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Cancer Network, UK, 2005. London: NCIN; 2008.
- NCIN. Cancer e-Atlas. European Age-Standardised Mortality Rates, UK (England: former Primary Care Trusts; Wales; Scotland: NHS Health Boards; Northern Ireland: Health and Social Care Trusts), 2009-2011.