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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan 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

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:

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 (Version 4.2)

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Other Notes

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Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

Michigan (State)

United States

Arenac County

Kalkaska County

Crawford County

Lake County

Clare County

Oscoda County

Osceola County

Wexford County

Ontonagon County

Alcona County

Jackson County

Newaygo County

Chippewa County

Gladwin County

Genesee County

Schoolcraft County

Shiawassee County

Calhoun County

Ogemaw County

Gogebic County

Roscommon County

St. Clair County

Cheboygan County

Otsego County

Wayne County

Presque Isle County

Van Buren County

Lapeer County

Baraga County

Muskegon County

Mason County

Hillsdale County

Montcalm County

Cass County

Luce County

Bay County

Benzie County

Alpena County

Berrien County

Isabella County

Monroe County

Montmorency County

Missaukee County

Alger County

Gratiot County

Iosco County

Macomb County

Manistee County

St. Joseph County

Charlevoix County

Marquette County

Lenawee County

Eaton County

Emmet County

Huron County

Tuscola County

Menominee County

Saginaw County

Ionia County

Kalamazoo County

Delta County

Sanilac County

Antrim County

Barry County

Iron County

Mackinac County

Mecosta County

Houghton County

Midland County

Livingston County

Branch County

Ingham County

Allegan County

Oakland County

Kent County

Oceana County

Dickinson County

Washtenaw County

Grand Traverse County

Clinton County

Ottawa County

Leelanau County

Keweenaw County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/07/2016 4:44 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 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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