Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Missouri by County, Death Years Through 2011 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 Change2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
Recent Trend Period2
Missouri (State) No 185.9 (184.4, 187.4) 12,495 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.2) 2007 - 2011
United States No 173.8 (173.6, 174.0) 569,473 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.5) 2007 - 2011
Carter County No 288.9 (237.5, 348.9) 23 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 1.4 (-0.2, 3.0) 2007 - 2011
Mississippi County No 267.0 (233.0, 304.8) 45 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.1, 1.5) 2007 - 2011
Wayne County No 247.6 (217.4, 281.4) 51 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.6, 1.6) 2007 - 2011
New Madrid County No 233.3 (206.7, 262.7) 57 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.0 (-1.0, 1.0) 2007 - 2011
Ripley County No 230.6 (200.7, 264.0) 45 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.6, 1.7) 2007 - 2011
Dunklin County No 230.1 (209.3, 252.6) 92 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Clark County No 229.5 (187.6, 278.7) 22 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.7, 1.9) 2007 - 2011
Iron County No 229.3 (194.5, 269.2) 32 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.7, 0.4) 2007 - 2011
Pemiscot County No 229.2 (201.2, 260.1) 49 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Washington County No 224.5 (199.0, 252.4) 59 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.6, 1.4) 2007 - 2011
Saline County No 224.1 (200.1, 250.2) 66 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.3, 1.5) 2007 - 2011
St. Louis City No 224.0 (216.5, 231.7) 691 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.9) 2007 - 2011
Grundy County No 223.4 (190.9, 260.5) 36 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 1.0) 2007 - 2011
Knox County No 220.0 (170.1, 282.1) 14 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 1.6 (-0.4, 3.7) 2007 - 2011
Madison County No 219.0 (187.7, 254.4) 36 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.1, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
Henry County No 217.9 (195.7, 242.2) 72 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.4, 1.3) 2007 - 2011
Cedar County No 217.5 (190.2, 248.1) 49 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.8, 1.6) 2007 - 2011
Bollinger County No 216.8 (184.7, 253.2) 34 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.3, 1.2) 2007 - 2011
Dade County No 216.2 (179.6, 259.2) 26 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.4, 1.8) 2007 - 2011
Crawford County No 213.5 (190.7, 238.4) 66 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.4) 2007 - 2011
Jefferson County No 213.5 (204.2, 223.0) 428 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.4) 2007 - 2011
St. Francois County No 212.2 (197.5, 227.7) 157 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 1.6 (-1.4, 4.7) 2007 - 2011
Butler County No 211.8 (194.9, 229.8) 118 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.2, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
McDonald County No 210.3 (183.8, 239.6) 48 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.9, 0.5) 2007 - 2011
Livingston County No 208.9 (182.0, 238.9) 46 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.4, 1.8) 2007 - 2011
Audrain County No 207.9 (185.9, 231.9) 67 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.1, 0.8) 2007 - 2011
Caldwell County No 207.8 (173.4, 247.8) 26 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.7 (-1.0, 2.5) 2007 - 2011
Stoddard County No 206.7 (187.1, 227.9) 84 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.4) 2007 - 2011
Putnam County No 206.7 (162.9, 260.5) 16 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.8 (-1.2, 2.9) 2007 - 2011
Pettis County No 206.6 (188.8, 225.7) 100 2007 - 2011 rising rising trend 6.3 (0.3, 12.7) 2007 - 2011
Scott County No 206.4 (188.2, 226.0) 96 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.2) 2007 - 2011
Reynolds County No 206.3 (166.1, 254.4) 19 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -2.1 (-5.3, 1.1) 2007 - 2011
Shannon County No 203.7 (166.6, 247.1) 22 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.8, 1.2) 2007 - 2011
Ozark County No 203.7 (171.9, 240.8) 33 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.2, 0.3) 2007 - 2011
Wright County No 203.5 (178.8, 230.9) 50 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.0 (-0.8, 0.8) 2007 - 2011
Montgomery County No 203.4 (174.4, 236.5) 36 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.6, 1.5) 2007 - 2011
Shelby County No 203.3 (164.0, 250.4) 20 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.2, 1.1) 2007 - 2011
Randolph County No 202.9 (180.3, 227.7) 59 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.0) 2007 - 2011
Bates County No 202.5 (177.5, 230.4) 48 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.1, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
Lincoln County No 202.0 (184.1, 221.2) 97 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Howard County No 201.9 (168.3, 240.7) 26 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.4, 0.9) 2007 - 2011
Benton County No 201.4 (179.5, 225.8) 69 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.4, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Marion County No 200.7 (180.2, 223.1) 72 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.1, 0.9) 2007 - 2011
Mercer County No 200.0 (150.4, 263.1) 12 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 1.9 (-0.4, 4.1) 2007 - 2011
Atchison County No 199.6 (160.8, 246.9) 20 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.2, 2.4) 2007 - 2011
Morgan County No 199.3 (177.1, 224.0) 62 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.6, 0.4) 2007 - 2011
Dent County No 199.0 (173.2, 228.0) 44 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.5) 2007 - 2011
Johnson County No 198.6 (180.5, 218.0) 90 2007 - 2011 rising rising trend 1.2 (0.3, 2.1) 2007 - 2011
Pike County No 198.0 (172.7, 226.2) 45 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Daviess County No 197.8 (161.8, 240.0) 22 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.4, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Clinton County No 197.5 (173.6, 223.9) 51 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.0, 0.7) 2007 - 2011
Cooper County No 196.1 (170.3, 225.1) 42 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.5, 0.8) 2007 - 2011
Howell County No 195.4 (178.4, 213.7) 100 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.4) 2007 - 2011
Chariton County No 195.0 (161.0, 235.2) 25 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.0, 1.0) 2007 - 2011
Ray County No 194.6 (171.6, 220.0) 53 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.7, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Maries County No 194.1 (160.5, 233.4) 24 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.6, 2.2) 2007 - 2011
Miller County No 193.7 (172.2, 217.3) 60 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.1, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Franklin County No 193.7 (182.2, 205.7) 215 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.1, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Worth County No 192.4 (134.3, 273.8) 7 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.6, 1.8) 2007 - 2011
Jackson County No 191.6 (187.0, 196.3) 1,343 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.1, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Harrison County No 190.7 (158.1, 228.9) 26 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.8, 1.0) 2007 - 2011
Hickory County No 189.1 (160.6, 222.8) 37 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.2, 0.2) 2007 - 2011
Clay County No 188.7 (180.3, 197.4) 390 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.3) 2007 - 2011
Lewis County No 188.5 (156.1, 226.0) 24 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.8, 2.4) 2007 - 2011
Pulaski County No 188.0 (166.8, 210.8) 60 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Linn County No 186.3 (159.0, 217.4) 35 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.4) 2007 - 2011
Gasconade County No 186.0 (161.5, 213.7) 43 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.7, 0.5) 2007 - 2011
Callaway County No 185.6 (167.8, 204.7) 83 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.6, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Dallas County No 185.3 (159.8, 213.8) 39 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.6, 0.2) 2007 - 2011
Jasper County No 184.4 (173.9, 195.5) 230 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Scotland County No 184.2 (139.1, 240.3) 12 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.8 (-1.2, 2.8) 2007 - 2011
Taney County No 183.2 (168.5, 198.8) 120 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3) 2007 - 2011
Newton County No 182.7 (168.5, 197.8) 125 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.4, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
Phelps County No 182.7 (165.9, 200.7) 89 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.1, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Buchanan County No 182.4 (170.7, 194.7) 185 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3) 2007 - 2011
Barry County No 182.3 (165.0, 200.9) 85 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.0, 0.8) 2007 - 2011
Stone County No 181.9 (165.0, 200.5) 94 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.0, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Cass County No 181.8 (170.5, 193.7) 195 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.0) 2007 - 2011
Vernon County No 180.0 (157.9, 204.6) 49 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.3, 0.8) 2007 - 2011
Lafayette County No 179.8 (162.0, 199.2) 76 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.5) 2007 - 2011
Laclede County No 178.8 (161.1, 198.1) 76 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.1, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Cole County No 177.9 (164.8, 191.8) 140 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.2, -0.0) 2007 - 2011
Lawrence County No 177.6 (161.0, 195.5) 86 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.5) 2007 - 2011
Ralls County No 177.4 (146.0, 214.1) 24 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 1.7 (-2.3, 5.8) 2007 - 2011
Moniteau County No 177.4 (150.1, 208.4) 30 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.3, 0.7) 2007 - 2011
Perry County No 175.5 (152.0, 201.9) 41 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.1, 0.5) 2007 - 2011
Oregon County No 174.7 (146.2, 207.8) 28 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Greene County No 174.0 (167.4, 180.8) 533 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Boone County No 173.7 (163.4, 184.3) 225 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.4) 2007 - 2011
Warren County No 172.6 (153.8, 193.2) 63 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.5, -0.6) 2007 - 2011
Ste. Genevieve County No 172.5 (149.3, 198.6) 40 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.0, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Webster County No 171.5 (153.0, 191.6) 64 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.5, -0.9) 2007 - 2011
Douglas County No 171.3 (145.8, 200.5) 34 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.7, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Polk County No 170.9 (152.6, 190.9) 65 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.1, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Sullivan County No 170.2 (134.4, 213.4) 16 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.2, 1.6) 2007 - 2011
St. Louis County No 170.0 (166.7, 173.4) 2,078 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.4, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Cape Girardeau County No 169.8 (157.7, 182.7) 148 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.5 (-0.9, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
Schuyler County No 169.7 (127.0, 223.8) 11 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.4, 1.2) 2007 - 2011
St. Clair County No 169.6 (141.5, 202.9) 28 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.8, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
Texas County No 169.3 (150.2, 190.4) 59 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.6, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Carroll County No 168.3 (139.2, 202.6) 24 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.5, -0.0) 2007 - 2011
Adair County No 168.2 (146.0, 192.9) 42 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.9, -0.0) 2007 - 2011
Gentry County No 166.7 (132.6, 208.2) 18 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.9, 1.2) 2007 - 2011
Christian County No 165.6 (152.5, 179.4) 122 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.6, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
St. Charles County No 165.1 (158.9, 171.6) 544 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.5, -1.6) 2007 - 2011
Andrew County No 160.9 (137.2, 187.7) 34 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.2, 0.6) 2007 - 2011
Nodaway County Yes 158.7 (136.6, 183.5) 38 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Macon County Yes 158.4 (135.3, 184.6) 36 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.3, 0.0) 2007 - 2011
Platte County Yes 157.1 (145.0, 169.9) 134 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.2, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
Camden County Yes 154.3 (140.5, 169.4) 101 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.6) 2007 - 2011
Monroe County Yes 152.1 (122.6, 187.2) 19 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.1, 0.2) 2007 - 2011
Barton County Yes 151.6 (126.0, 181.3) 26 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.9, -0.6) 2007 - 2011
Holt County Yes 149.4 (113.6, 195.1) 12 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.7 (-3.5, 0.2) 2007 - 2011
Osage County Yes 148.0 (122.9, 177.0) 25 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.4) 2007 - 2011
DeKalb County Yes 143.9 (117.4, 174.8) 21 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.0, 0.3) 2007 - 2011
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/23/2014 10:26 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, 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 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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