Correction made to service area and region values for all cancer incidence indicators.

A calculation error was identified and corrected. The error affected service areas and regions such that the reported figures were the crude average of the service area value and the value for the state of California as a whole. Affected indicators:

Health Outcomes

  • Cancer Incidence – Breast
  • Cancer Incidence – Cervical
  • Cancer Incidence – Colon and Rectum
  • Cancer Incidence – Lung
  • Cancer Incidence – Prostate

Note: the error did not affect the service area’s directionality (higher or lower) relative to the state or region.

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