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Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County, death years through 2010


Breast
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-3
Reduce the female breast cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages
Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 20.6 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

    Pennsylvania (State)
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.4 to 24.3 and 2,103 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -2.1.

    United States
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 22.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.5 to 22.7 and 40,736 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -1.8.

    Greene County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 29.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.0 to 41.7 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is rising because the AAPC value is 3.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 0.0 to 6.9.

    Philadelphia County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 29.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.4 to 30.6 and 264 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.7.

    Schuylkill County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 28.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.3 to 33.5 and 35 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to 1.6.

    Jefferson County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 28.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.5 to 38.2 and 10 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.2 to 1.4.

    Washington County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.3 to 32.0 and 45 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to 0.5.

    Pike County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.5 to 37.0 and 10 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 9.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.2 to 27.1.

    McKean County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.6 to 37.8 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.5 to 0.0.

    Delaware County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.1 to 30.1 and 104 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -1.2.

    Wayne County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.4 to 36.8 and 11 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to 2.0.

    Mercer County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.5 to 33.0 and 24 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to 0.5.

    Potter County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 27.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.2 to 44.6 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.6 to 1.0.

    Juniata County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 26.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.4 to 40.9 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -4.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.9 to -1.0.

    Clarion County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 26.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.2 to 37.1 and 7 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to 2.9.

    Elk County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 26.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.7 to 37.9 and 7 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.5 to -0.0.

    Fayette County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 25.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.7 to 30.8 and 29 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -0.1.

    Indiana County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 25.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.1 to 33.0 and 15 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.1 to 0.5.

    Venango County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 25.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.9 to 34.1 and 11 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.6 to 0.3.

    Cambria County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 25.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.3 to 30.2 and 31 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.6 to -0.7.

    Beaver County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 25.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.4 to 29.5 and 34 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.8 to -0.8.

    Mifflin County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.1 to 33.8 and 9 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to 2.5.

    Blair County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.6 to 30.1 and 25 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -0.2.

    Bucks County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.6 to 27.1 and 102 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.2 to -1.3.

    Erie County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.3 to 28.1 and 45 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.1 to -1.8.

    Allegheny County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.0 to 25.9 and 231 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.1 to -2.1.

    Perry County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.7 to 34.3 and 7 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.7 to 2.4.

    Carbon County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 24.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.3 to 31.4 and 12 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.4 to 0.0.

    Dauphin County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.7 to 27.5 and 42 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -0.8.

    Butler County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.1 to 28.1 and 30 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.5 to -0.2.

    Lancaster County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.3 to 26.1 and 79 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.1 to -1.4.

    Westmoreland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.9 to 26.1 and 71 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -1.1.

    Snyder County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.5 to 34.0 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.8 to 0.6.

    Berks County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 23.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.4 to 25.8 and 62 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.1 to -1.2.

    Northampton County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 22.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.8 to 25.9 and 48 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -1.0.

    Wyoming County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 22.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.1 to 35.1 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is ** because the AAPC value is **.

    Northumberland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 22.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.7 to 28.3 and 17 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.3 to -0.7.

    Chester County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 22.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.9 to 24.9 and 66 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to -1.7.

    Bedford County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 22.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.9 to 30.5 and 8 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to 0.7.

    Luzerne County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.2 to 24.7 and 57 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.8 to -1.9.

    Lehigh County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.0 to 24.6 and 50 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.6 to -1.8.

    Montgomery County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.8 to 23.4 and 119 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.7 to -2.5.

    Monroe County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.5 to 26.2 and 21 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -6.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -11.4 to -2.2.

    Columbia County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 28.7 and 10 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.8 to 0.4.

    Bradford County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 28.6 and 10 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.6 to -0.4.

    Lebanon County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.3 to 26.1 and 21 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.5 to -0.2.

    York County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.7 to 23.7 and 57 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -1.4.

    Tioga County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 21.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 31.0 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.5 to 0.9.

    Warren County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 20.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.4 to 29.9 and 7 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.6 to 0.0.

    Cumberland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 20.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.6 to 24.2 and 34 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.6 to -1.1.

    Susquehanna County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 20.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.0 to 29.8 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.7 to -0.2.

    Lawrence County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 20.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.0 to 25.9 and 16 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.5 to -2.1.

    Adams County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 20.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 26.0 and 14 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.8 to -1.2.

    Armstrong County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 20.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.0 to 26.8 and 11 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.7 to 2.8.

    Crawford County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 19.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.0 to 25.4 and 13 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.5 to 0.3.

    Huntingdon County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 19.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.2 to 28.1 and 6 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 3.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to 9.2.

    Lackawanna County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 19.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.4 to 22.7 and 35 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.2 to -1.6.

    Lycoming County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 18.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.7 to 23.8 and 15 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.2 to -1.3.

    Centre County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 18.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.6 to 23.9 and 14 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.6 to -1.3.

    Clearfield County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 18.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.0 to 24.9 and 11 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.6 to -1.9.

    Somerset County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 18.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.6 to 24.2 and 11 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to 0.8.

    Franklin County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 18.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.5 to 22.4 and 18 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.3 to -0.9.

    Clinton County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 17.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.2 to 27.4 and 5 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -12.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -19.0 to -5.4.

    Union County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 13.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.0 to 21.9 and 4 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.8 to 1.0.

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

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

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

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

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



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/28/2014 9:10 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.