Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County, Death Years Through 2012 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
County
Met Healthy People Objective of 45.5? 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 Change2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
Recent Trend Period2
Kentucky (State) No 70.9 (69.9, 72.0) 3,442 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.8) 2008 - 2012
United States No 47.2 (47.1, 47.3) 157,859 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.5, -2.1) 2008 - 2012
Perry County No 120.6 (104.1, 139.1) 40 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.7 (-3.1, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Martin County No 119.6 (94.1, 150.0) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.6 (-0.6, 3.9) 2008 - 2012
Powell County No 114.5 (90.7, 143.0) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.9 (-0.8, 2.6) 2008 - 2012
Owsley County No 113.1 (79.1, 158.3) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.8 (-1.1, 4.8) 2008 - 2012
Jackson County No 105.7 (84.0, 131.6) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-0.9, 3.4) 2008 - 2012
Floyd County No 104.5 (91.6, 118.8) 49 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.9 (-0.1, 1.9) 2008 - 2012
Casey County No 102.6 (84.0, 124.5) 22 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.8, 2.1) 2008 - 2012
Leslie County No 101.3 (79.0, 128.5) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.7 (-1.0, 2.5) 2008 - 2012
Union County No 100.4 (79.7, 125.0) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.9 (-1.1, 2.9) 2008 - 2012
Letcher County No 100.0 (84.1, 118.1) 29 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.5, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
Rockcastle County No 99.1 (80.6, 120.8) 21 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.8 (-0.8, 2.3) 2008 - 2012
Menifee County No 98.4 (69.6, 136.1) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.5 (-1.6, 4.7) 2008 - 2012
Ohio County No 97.3 (81.9, 115.0) 29 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.8, 2.0) 2008 - 2012
McCreary County No 96.0 (77.0, 118.5) 19 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 15.4 (-2.0, 35.8) 2008 - 2012
Johnson County No 94.0 (78.4, 112.0) 27 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.2, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
Breathitt County No 93.6 (73.9, 117.2) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.8, 1.0) 2008 - 2012
Clay County No 93.2 (76.0, 113.3) 21 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-0.5, 3.0) 2008 - 2012
Henry County No 92.9 (74.0, 115.5) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.9 (-0.1, 3.8) 2008 - 2012
Clinton County No 91.5 (69.8, 118.2) 13 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.7 (-0.8, 4.2) 2008 - 2012
Whitley County No 90.8 (78.1, 105.1) 38 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.0, 1.2) 2008 - 2012
Lee County No 89.9 (64.7, 122.6) 9 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.9, 2.1) 2008 - 2012
Ballard County No 89.5 (66.6, 118.7) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.9, 0.9) 2008 - 2012
Harlan County No 89.0 (75.6, 104.3) 33 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.9, 1.9) 2008 - 2012
Simpson County No 88.4 (70.8, 109.1) 18 2008 - 2012 rising rising trend 2.1 (0.5, 3.8) 2008 - 2012
Pike County No 88.0 (78.8, 98.1) 69 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.0, 0.6) 2008 - 2012
Meade County No 87.7 (72.1, 105.7) 23 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.9, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Edmonson County No 87.4 (67.7, 111.6) 14 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.9 (-1.1, 2.9) 2008 - 2012
Lawrence County No 87.2 (68.8, 109.2) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.5, 1.9) 2008 - 2012
Bell County No 87.2 (74.1, 102.2) 33 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.2, 0.6) 2008 - 2012
Estill County No 85.9 (67.9, 107.7) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.5 (-0.7, 3.6) 2008 - 2012
Bath County No 85.8 (65.1, 111.3) 12 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.3 (-1.0, 3.6) 2008 - 2012
Metcalfe County No 85.8 (65.0, 111.7) 12 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.7 (-1.7, 3.3) 2008 - 2012
Fulton County No 85.7 (61.6, 117.2) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.9, 2.4) 2008 - 2012
Monroe County No 85.5 (65.5, 110.2) 13 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.8, 2.4) 2008 - 2012
Wolfe County No 85.2 (59.7, 118.5) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.7, 2.4) 2008 - 2012
Trigg County No 85.1 (67.7, 106.1) 18 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.4, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Magoffin County No 83.6 (63.5, 108.2) 12 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.2 (-2.0, 2.3) 2008 - 2012
Lewis County No 83.5 (64.7, 106.5) 14 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.0 (-1.3, 3.4) 2008 - 2012
Grayson County No 83.5 (69.8, 99.3) 27 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 12.8 (-2.6, 30.7) 2008 - 2012
Bracken County No 83.3 (59.3, 114.1) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.1, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Livingston County No 83.0 (62.5, 108.8) 12 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.8, 2.4) 2008 - 2012
Hart County No 83.0 (66.9, 102.1) 19 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.4, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Logan County No 83.0 (69.6, 98.5) 27 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.8 (-0.4, 2.0) 2008 - 2012
Caldwell County No 82.8 (65.1, 104.4) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.1, 2.3) 2008 - 2012
Knox County No 81.6 (69.1, 95.8) 31 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.7, 1.4) 2008 - 2012
Knott County No 81.6 (63.8, 103.0) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 17.3 (-1.9, 40.2) 2008 - 2012
Russell County No 80.9 (65.6, 99.1) 20 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.3 (-0.7, 3.3) 2008 - 2012
Butler County No 80.7 (61.4, 104.3) 12 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.8, 2.4) 2008 - 2012
Pulaski County No 80.6 (72.1, 89.9) 67 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.8, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Garrard County No 79.8 (63.0, 99.9) 16 2008 - 2012 rising rising trend 3.0 (0.6, 5.4) 2008 - 2012
Breckinridge County No 79.6 (64.7, 97.2) 20 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.6, 2.1) 2008 - 2012
Mason County No 79.2 (63.0, 98.5) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.7, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
Taylor County No 79.1 (65.7, 94.7) 25 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.5, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
McLean County No 78.3 (57.8, 104.4) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.1, 2.2) 2008 - 2012
Laurel County No 78.1 (68.6, 88.7) 51 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.6, 1.6) 2008 - 2012
Daviess County No 77.7 (70.6, 85.3) 91 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.0, 0.1) 2008 - 2012
Franklin County No 76.9 (67.0, 88.1) 44 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.2, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Nicholas County No 76.7 (52.8, 108.3) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.0 (-2.2, 2.2) 2008 - 2012
Lincoln County No 76.6 (63.2, 92.3) 23 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.5, 2.2) 2008 - 2012
Gallatin County No 76.5 (52.5, 107.9) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.6 (-4.2, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Wayne County No 76.3 (62.1, 93.0) 21 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.0, 0.9) 2008 - 2012
Anderson County No 75.6 (59.9, 94.0) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.7 (-0.4, 3.8) 2008 - 2012
Webster County No 75.4 (57.7, 97.2) 13 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.8, 0.5) 2008 - 2012
Muhlenberg County No 75.2 (63.8, 88.3) 31 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.0, 0.4) 2008 - 2012
Morgan County No 74.7 (56.3, 97.4) 11 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-1.0, 3.4) 2008 - 2012
Carter County No 73.6 (61.2, 88.0) 26 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.7, 0.5) 2008 - 2012
Graves County No 73.6 (63.2, 85.5) 36 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.1, 1.5) 2008 - 2012
Marshall County No 73.0 (62.3, 85.3) 34 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.1, 1.7) 2008 - 2012
Montgomery County No 72.5 (59.2, 88.0) 22 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.7, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Todd County No 72.2 (53.8, 95.2) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.6, 1.2) 2008 - 2012
Rowan County No 72.1 (57.2, 89.6) 17 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.5, 0.8) 2008 - 2012
Madison County No 71.7 (63.4, 80.7) 57 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.0, 1.4) 2008 - 2012
Mercer County No 71.6 (58.1, 87.5) 20 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.5, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Hancock County No 71.4 (50.3, 99.1) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-1.9, 4.3) 2008 - 2012
Trimble County No 71.0 (49.0, 99.9) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.5, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Marion County No 70.9 (55.4, 89.3) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.0, 0.4) 2008 - 2012
Cumberland County No 70.9 (49.5, 99.7) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-1.3, 3.7) 2008 - 2012
Hopkins County No 70.6 (61.4, 81.0) 43 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.5, 0.5) 2008 - 2012
Pendleton County No 69.6 (52.0, 91.2) 11 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.6, 0.4) 2008 - 2012
Adair County No 69.4 (54.8, 87.0) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.9, 0.8) 2008 - 2012
Campbell County No 68.4 (61.1, 76.4) 65 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.6, 0.5) 2008 - 2012
Greenup County No 68.2 (58.3, 79.6) 34 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.8, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Barren County No 67.7 (58.1, 78.5) 36 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.1, 0.3) 2008 - 2012
Hardin County No 67.7 (60.5, 75.4) 68 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.3) 2008 - 2012
Warren County No 67.6 (60.6, 75.1) 71 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.1) 2008 - 2012
Henderson County No 67.0 (57.5, 77.7) 37 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.4, 0.3) 2008 - 2012
Crittenden County No 66.9 (48.0, 91.4) 9 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.6, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Clark County No 66.8 (56.1, 79.1) 28 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.6, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Kenton County No 66.3 (60.6, 72.4) 104 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.2) 2008 - 2012
Boyle County No 66.3 (54.9, 79.6) 24 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.1, 0.6) 2008 - 2012
Hickman County No 66.3 (43.1, 99.9) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.5 (-2.6, 3.7) 2008 - 2012
Grant County No 65.1 (50.8, 82.1) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.7 (-3.5, 0.2) 2008 - 2012
Spencer County No 63.7 (46.8, 84.8) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.5, 0.9) 2008 - 2012
Allen County No 63.6 (50.1, 79.9) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.4, 2.0) 2008 - 2012
Christian County No 63.1 (54.5, 72.7) 39 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.4, -0.6) 2008 - 2012
Scott County No 63.0 (51.9, 75.6) 24 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.6 (-3.1, -0.1) 2008 - 2012
Boyd County No 62.8 (54.5, 72.1) 42 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.5, 0.6) 2008 - 2012
Green County No 62.8 (46.3, 84.0) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.7, 2.1) 2008 - 2012
Jessamine County No 62.8 (53.0, 73.9) 30 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.3 (-2.6, 0.0) 2008 - 2012
Bullitt County No 62.6 (54.3, 71.8) 45 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.4, -1.3) 2008 - 2012
Nelson County No 62.3 (52.2, 73.9) 28 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.1, 0.9) 2008 - 2012
Jefferson County No 61.7 (59.3, 64.2) 512 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -3.6 (-5.0, -2.3) 2008 - 2012
Carlisle County No 61.4 (38.6, 94.5) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.6 (-1.2, 4.5) 2008 - 2012
Boone County No 60.8 (53.9, 68.3) 60 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.3, -0.2) 2008 - 2012
Fleming County No 60.0 (44.6, 79.4) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.0, 0.8) 2008 - 2012
McCracken County No 58.2 (51.3, 65.9) 52 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.7, 0.3) 2008 - 2012
Woodford County No 57.1 (44.7, 71.9) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.1, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
Calloway County No 56.6 (46.9, 67.9) 24 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.1, 1.0) 2008 - 2012
Larue County No 56.4 (41.8, 74.9) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.1, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Washington County No 55.9 (39.8, 76.8) 8 2008 - 2012 rising rising trend 33.2 (0.3, 76.8) 2008 - 2012
Carroll County No 55.8 (38.4, 78.7) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.9, 1.0) 2008 - 2012
Harrison County No 55.3 (42.5, 71.0) 13 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.8 (-3.4, -0.0) 2008 - 2012
Fayette County No 54.8 (50.8, 59.0) 148 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.2, -0.9) 2008 - 2012
Elliott County No 54.0 (35.6, 79.6) 6 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -2.3 (-5.5, 1.0) 2008 - 2012
Oldham County No 53.5 (44.1, 64.3) 27 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.3 (-2.6, 0.1) 2008 - 2012
Lyon County No 52.0 (35.5, 75.1) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -2.0 (-4.2, 0.2) 2008 - 2012
Owen County No 51.6 (35.6, 72.8) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.6 (-4.2, 1.0) 2008 - 2012
Bourbon County No 49.1 (37.6, 63.2) 13 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.0, 0.6) 2008 - 2012
Shelby County Yes 42.8 (34.4, 52.6) 19 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -9.9 (-15.9, -3.5) 2008 - 2012
Robertson County * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/02/2015 2:25 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 (Version 4.2). 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, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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