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Death Rate Report for Maine 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

    Maine (State)
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 56.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.5 to 57.8 and 937 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.

    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.

    Washington County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 63.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.1 to 75.0 and 32 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.7.

    Penobscot County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 68.7 and 112 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.3.

    Somerset County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 61.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 70.2 and 41 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to 0.2.

    Androscoggin County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 60.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.8 to 67.3 and 75 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.8.

    Sagadahoc County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 60.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.8 to 72.3 and 27 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to 0.2.

    Oxford County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 60.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.1 to 69.1 and 47 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to 0.4.

    Aroostook County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 60.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.0 to 67.6 and 64 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.9.

    Kennebec County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 60.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.7 to 66.1 and 90 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 0.2.

    Franklin County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 58.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.5 to 71.1 and 23 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to 0.1.

    Waldo County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 56.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.0 to 66.6 and 27 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to 0.1.

    Piscataquis County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.3 to 68.9 and 15 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.5 to 1.4.

    Hancock County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 52.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.1 to 60.3 and 39 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to 0.1.

    Cumberland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 51.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.1 to 55.3 and 166 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.8.

    York County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 51.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.2 to 55.5 and 124 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.8.

    Knox County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 46.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.9 to 55.1 and 28 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to 1.2.

    Lincoln County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 45.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 54.3 and 26 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.6 to -0.4.



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/23/2014 0:20 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.

    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.