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Death Rate Report for North Carolina by County, death years through 2010


Melanoma of the Skin
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-8
Reduce the melanoma cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages
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Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 2.4 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

    North Carolina (State)
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.9 to 3.2 and 291 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.4 to 0.5.

    United States
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.7 to 2.8 and 8,776 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.1 to 0.2.

    Stanly County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 5.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 3.6 to 9.1 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Catawba County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 5.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 3.5 to 6.8 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 4.0.

    Surry County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 4.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 3.0 to 7.3 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Davidson County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 4.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 3.2 to 6.2 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 4.6.

    Lincoln County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 4.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.5 to 7.0 and 3 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Union County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 4.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.7 to 5.7 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Onslow County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.4 to 6.0 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    New Hanover County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.7 to 5.2 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Randolph County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.5 to 5.4 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Caldwell County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.2 to 5.9 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Nash County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.2 to 5.7 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Cleveland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.1 to 5.5 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.4 to 4.3.

    Rockingham County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.1 to 5.6 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.6 to 2.9.

    Orange County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.1 to 5.5 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Forsyth County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.7 to 4.5 and 12 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 17.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.1 to 46.8.

    Alamance County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.3 to 5.0 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 5.4.

    Johnston County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.2 to 4.9 and 5 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Henderson County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.2 to 5.0 and 5 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to 4.4.

    Iredell County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.1 to 4.8 and 5 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.4 to 2.9.

    Gaston County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.3 to 4.6 and 7 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to 3.1.

    Cabarrus County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.0 to 4.5 and 5 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to 2.4.

    Guilford County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.3 to 3.8 and 15 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 1.6.

    Buncombe County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.1 to 3.9 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to 2.3.

    Craven County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.7 to 4.8 and 3 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.5 to 1.7.

    Brunswick County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.7 to 4.6 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Wake County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.4 to 3.6 and 20 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 4.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.2 to 10.0.

    Wayne County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.8 to 4.6 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Rowan County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.6 to 4.1 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.1 to 1.4.

    Mecklenburg County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 2.2 to 3.4 and 19 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.6 to -0.5.

    Pitt County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.5 to 4.1 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Cumberland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.7 to 3.5 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to 2.4.

    Moore County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.5 to 4.1 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Durham County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 1.1 to 2.8 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to 4.9.

    Alexander County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Alleghany County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Anson County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Ashe County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Avery County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Beaufort County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Bertie County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Bladen County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Burke County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Camden County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Carteret County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Caswell County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Chatham County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Cherokee County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Chowan County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Clay County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Columbus County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Currituck County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Dare County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Davie County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Duplin County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Edgecombe County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Franklin County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Gates County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Graham County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Granville County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Greene County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Halifax County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Harnett County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Haywood County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Hertford County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Hoke County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Hyde County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Jackson County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Jones County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Lee County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Lenoir County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Macon County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Madison County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Martin County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    McDowell County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Mitchell County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Montgomery County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Northampton County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Pamlico County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Pasquotank County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Pender County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Perquimans County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Person County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Polk County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Richmond County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Robeson County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Rutherford County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Sampson County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Scotland County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Stokes County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Swain County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Transylvania County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Tyrrell County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Vance County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Warren County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Washington County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Watauga County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Wilkes County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Wilson County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Yadkin County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.

    Yancey County
  • * Data have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/19/2014 8:08 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. 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.