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Death Rate Report for Arizona by County, 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 Rate

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 5 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

    Arizona (State)
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 40.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.9 to 41.3 and 2,695 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.

    United States
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 49.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.4 to 49.6 and 158,441 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.

    Mohave County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 63.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.8 to 67.8 and 213 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -4.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -8.7 to -0.7.

    Greenlee County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 51.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.6 to 79.1 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Gila County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 45.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.6 to 52.7 and 41 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to 0.2.

    Graham County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 43.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.2 to 54.8 and 15 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to 1.9.

    Yavapai County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 42.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.8 to 46.0 and 155 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.3.

    Cochise County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 42.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.3 to 47.5 and 71 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.7 to -0.9.

    Pima County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 40.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.7 to 42.0 and 463 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.4.

    Maricopa County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 39.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.7 to 40.6 and 1,414 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to -1.8.

    Pinal County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 38.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.0 to 42.1 and 137 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.7 to -0.7.

    Yuma County3
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 37.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.2 to 41.7 and 84 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -5.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -9.0 to -1.6.

    La Paz County3
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 37.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.0 to 47.5 and 16 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.5 to 3.0.

    Navajo County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 32.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.6 to 37.9 and 33 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to 0.1.

    Santa Cruz County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 27.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.2 to 35.7 and 12 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to 2.9.

    Coconino County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 22.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.3 to 27.4 and 22 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to -0.2.

    Apache County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 21.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.7 to 27.7 and 14 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 6.2.



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/01/2014 7:30 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.

    ** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
    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.
    3 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.