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Death Rate Report for Hawaii by County, death years through 2010

All Cancer Sites
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-1
Reduce the overall cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Rate
County
Met
Healthy People
Objective
of
160.6?
1
Annual
Death
Rate

over rate period
deaths per 100,000

(95% Confidence Interval)
Average Deaths per Year
over rate period
Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent
Average Annual
Percent
Change
2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
Recent Trend Period2
Hawaii (State) Yes 143.7 (141.0, 146.4) 2,218 2006 - 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.2, -0.9) 2006 - 2010
United States No 176.4 (176.2, 176.6) 566,112 2006 - 2010 falling  -1.5 (-1.7, -1.4) 2006 - 2010
Hawaii County 9 Yes 160.3 (152.5, 168.3) 338 2006 - 2010 **
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**
Kauai County 9 Yes 155.1 (142.9, 168.1) 124 2006 - 2010 **
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Maui County 9 Yes 145.1 (136.7, 153.9) 231 2006 - 2010 **
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Honolulu County 9 Yes 139.6 (136.5, 142.8) 1,524 2006 - 2010 **
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Kalawao County 9
*
*
3 or fewer
2006 - 2010 **
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**
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/23/2014 11:20 am.
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 has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
** 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.
9 County data for Hawaii became available in 2000. There are not enough years of data to provide an average annual percent change (AAPC). More information can be found here.

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.