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Death Rate Report by State, death years through 2010


Lung & Bronchus
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-2
Reduce the lung cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages
Sorted by Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC)

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 45.5 is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Death Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The death rate is based upon 100,000 people and is for 1 year(s). Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population (the Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal).
Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC.
  • Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
  • Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
  • Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.
    AAPC (95% Confidence Interval) - The Average Annual Percent Change is the change in rate over time. These AAPCs are based upon APCs that were calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program/

    Other Notes

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less accuracy of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

    Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

    United States
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.2 to 47.7 and 158,248 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.8.

    South Dakota
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 45.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.1 to 49.9 and 433 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.7 to 0.3.

    Wisconsin
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 46.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.6 to 47.9 and 2,971 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.5 to -0.1.

    Nebraska
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 45.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.0 to 49.0 and 929 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to -0.3.

    Arkansas
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 62.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.9 to 65.3 and 2,127 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to -0.4.

    Idaho
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 38.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.6 to 41.9 and 612 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to -0.2.

    North Dakota
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 37.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.2 to 41.9 and 298 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.0.

    Vermont
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 53.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.6 to 59.4 and 405 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.2.

    Michigan
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 52.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.8 to 53.6 and 5,913 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to -0.6.

    Maine
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 55.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.6 to 58.8 and 957 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.6.

    Oklahoma
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 57.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.6 to 60.3 and 2,402 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.5.

    Alabama
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 59.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.7 to 61.9 and 3,236 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.2.

    Illinois
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 49.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.7 to 51.1 and 6,671 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.9.

    Indiana
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 58.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.7 to 60.3 and 4,096 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.7.

    New Hampshire
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 46.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.9 to 50.0 and 695 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.7.

    New Mexico
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 34.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.7 to 36.7 and 756 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.8.

    North Carolina
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 53.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.3 to 55.2 and 5,514 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.8.

    Utah
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 21.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.6 to 23.6 and 459 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.5.

    Wyoming
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 39.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.4 to 44.9 and 234 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.5.

    Mississippi
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 61.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.0 to 64.6 and 1,958 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.8.

    West Virginia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 64.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.5 to 68.0 and 1,555 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.7.

    Alaska
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 49.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.2 to 56.9 and 241 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.8.

    Delaware
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 57.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.3 to 62.7 and 603 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.9.

    Kentucky
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 73.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.4 to 76.3 and 3,570 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -0.4.

    Minnesota
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 41.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.8 to 43.2 and 2,370 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.9.

    New York
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 42.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 43.0 and 9,112 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.4.

    Ohio
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 54.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.5 to 56.0 and 7,345 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -0.8.

    Missouri
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 57.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.4 to 59.0 and 3,909 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.0.

    Rhode Island
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 48.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.0 to 53.1 and 614 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to -1.2.

    Iowa
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.3 to 49.8 and 1,741 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.8 to 1.0.

    Pennsylvania
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 48.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.8 to 50.0 and 7,793 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -1.1.

    Tennessee
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 62.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.5 to 64.3 and 4,415 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -1.1.

    Colorado
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 35.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.4 to 36.9 and 1,635 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -1.2.

    Washington
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 46.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.2 to 48.5 and 3,236 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.6.

    Connecticut
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 44.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.2 to 46.3 and 1,855 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to -1.0.

    Florida
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.2 to 47.9 and 12,009 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.8.

    Kansas
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.5 to 50.5 and 1,502 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to -0.5.

    Louisiana
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 57.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.5 to 59.9 and 2,724 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to -1.2.

    New Jersey
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 42.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.9 to 43.6 and 4,171 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -2.0.

    California
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 36.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 37.1 and 12,960 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -2.5.

    South Carolina
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 52.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.5 to 54.5 and 2,723 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to -1.2.

    Arizona
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 38.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.2 to 40.2 and 2,722 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.5 to -2.0.

    Massachusetts
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.5 to 48.7 and 3,552 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.1 to -1.2.

    Maryland
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 45.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.2 to 47.7 and 2,745 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.7 to -1.9.

    Oregon
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.1 to 49.2 and 2,066 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.5 to -1.3.

    Georgia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 49.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.8 to 50.8 and 4,418 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to -2.1.

    Nevada
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 47.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.7 to 50.1 and 1,251 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.2 to -1.9.

    Texas
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 43.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 44.2 and 9,519 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.7 to -2.5.

    Virginia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 48.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.0 to 50.1 and 3,974 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.8 to -2.5.

    Hawaii
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 34.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.2 to 37.0 and 548 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.3 to -1.7.

    Montana
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 39.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.0 to 43.3 and 478 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -7.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -12.1 to -1.8.

    District of Columbia
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 38.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.6 to 44.0 and 226 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -7.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -16.4 to 2.0.



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/24/2014 1:52 pm.
    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).
    Trend
    Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
    Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
    Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.

    1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

    Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 14, 59, , 8084, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.