The age-adjusted death rates for Parkinson disease increased for males from 8.8 per 100,000 population in 2000 to 11.0 in 2013 and for females from 3.9 in 2000 to 4.8 in 2013.
QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Cancer, by U.S. Census Region and Year — United States, 1970–2013
The age-adjusted cancer death rates increased significantly from 1970 to 1990 in each census region in the United States. The rate increased an average of 0.16% per year in the Northeast, 0.38% in the Midwest, 0.71% in the South, and 0.27% in the West. Since 1990, the rates have decreased at an ever faster rate, down on average by 1.41% in the Northeast, 1.02% in the Midwest, 1.15% in the South, and 1.30% in the West each year.
The age-adjusted death rates for stroke in all U.S. Census regions in the United States generally decreased from 1970 to 2013, although the rates in all regions were relatively stable from 1992 to 1999.
Because of improvements in early detection and treatment of cancer, the proportion of persons with cancer who survive ≥5 years after diagnosis has increased.