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


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Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-1
Reduce the overall cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages
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Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 160.6 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

    South Carolina (State)
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 187.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 185.9 to 189.4 and 9,080 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.2.

    United States
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 176.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 176.2 to 176.6 and 566,112 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.4.

    Lee County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 262.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 232.8 to 295.9 and 57 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is rising because the AAPC value is 1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 0.2 to 2.2.

    Hampton County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 249.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 221.0 to 280.4 and 57 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.7 to 1.5.

    Williamsburg County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 231.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 211.1 to 254.3 and 94 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 1.4.

    Fairfield County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 225.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 201.3 to 252.8 and 64 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -0.2.

    Colleton County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 225.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 206.3 to 246.7 and 103 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.6 to 1.0.

    Union County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 225.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 204.0 to 248.0 and 85 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to 0.7.

    Kershaw County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 221.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 205.7 to 238.1 and 152 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.1.

    Darlington County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 214.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 199.6 to 229.7 and 165 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.2.

    Chesterfield County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 210.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 192.8 to 229.9 and 105 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.2.

    Dillon County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 207.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 186.1 to 231.2 and 69 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to 0.2.

    Laurens County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 205.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 191.4 to 220.6 and 160 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.

    Clarendon County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 205.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 186.2 to 226.2 and 89 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.3.

    Chester County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 204.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 184.2 to 225.9 and 78 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.3.

    Marlboro County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 203.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 181.6 to 228.1 and 63 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -0.0.

    Orangeburg County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 202.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 190.6 to 215.5 and 214 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.3.

    York County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 200.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 191.7 to 209.9 and 399 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.2.

    Bamberg County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 200.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 172.9 to 230.9 and 39 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 0.4.

    Marion County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 200.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 180.2 to 221.6 and 77 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.1.

    Anderson County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 199.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 191.3 to 208.4 and 430 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -5.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -10.2 to -0.7.

    Cherokee County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 199.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.5 to 216.6 and 118 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -5.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -9.5 to -1.8.

    Jasper County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 198.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 172.3 to 226.8 and 44 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 1.9.

    Sumter County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 198.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 186.4 to 210.5 and 215 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -6.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -12.6 to -0.9.

    Barnwell County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 197.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.7 to 224.3 and 50 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.5.

    Florence County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 195.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 185.0 to 205.9 and 281 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.5.

    Abbeville County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 194.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.3 to 217.7 and 63 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.0.

    Allendale County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 194.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 159.7 to 233.9 and 23 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to 0.0.

    Charleston County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 192.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 185.5 to 198.6 and 675 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.7.

    Greenwood County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 191.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 178.1 to 205.6 and 155 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.5.

    Spartanburg County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 191.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.9 to 198.2 and 567 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.3.

    Richland County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 187.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 180.4 to 194.2 and 586 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -1.0.

    Newberry County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 186.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 168.6 to 205.0 and 85 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.3.

    Horry County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 184.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 178.0 to 191.9 and 587 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.5.

    Georgetown County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 184.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 171.4 to 198.8 and 155 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -0.7.

    Greenville County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 178.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.0 to 184.2 and 803 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.7.

    McCormick County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 177.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 147.1 to 213.4 and 27 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -1.1.

    Oconee County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 176.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 164.7 to 189.1 and 173 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.5.

    Lexington County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 176.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 169.0 to 184.1 and 442 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.8.

    Edgefield County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 175.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 153.5 to 199.7 and 48 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -0.0.

    Berkeley County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 175.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 165.1 to 185.9 and 246 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.4.

    Lancaster County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 174.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 162.3 to 188.2 and 148 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -0.5.

    Aiken County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 171.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 163.2 to 180.5 and 318 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.0 to -1.5.

    Dorchester County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 170.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 159.0 to 181.7 and 189 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.5 to -1.8.

    Pickens County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 168.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 158.6 to 179.7 and 206 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.7.

    Saluda County
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 166.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 144.1 to 192.4 and 39 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -0.6.

    Calhoun County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 148.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 124.8 to 176.2 and 28 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to 1.7.

    Beaufort County
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 148.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 141.2 to 156.6 and 309 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.4.



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/24/2014 1:54 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.

    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.