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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Texas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2008 - 2012

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-1
Reduce the overall cancer death rate

Sorted by Rate

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:

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

Texas (State)

United States

Schleicher County

Anderson County

Callahan County

Refugio County

Baylor County

Stephens County

Donley County

Lampasas County

Navarro County

Polk County

Mitchell County

San Jacinto County

Montague County

Liberty County

Hall County

Throckmorton County

Newton County

Grimes County

Shelby County

Cochran County

Ward County

San Patricio County

Jim Hogg County

Aransas County

Jasper County

Nolan County

Orange County

Hunt County

Eastland County

Milam County

Red River County

Van Zandt County

Leon County

Henderson County

Runnels County

San Augustine County

Coleman County

Sabine County

Sherman County

Galveston County

Nacogdoches County

Jackson County

Menard County

Bosque County

Hardin County

Ector County

Camp County

Young County

Coryell County

Comanche County

Ochiltree County

Floyd County

Scurry County

Limestone County

Lamar County

Gregg County

Delta County

Trinity County

Marion County

Childress County

Houston County

Jefferson County

Potter County

Stonewall County

Bowie County

Brown County

Wichita County

Tyler County

Haskell County

Kaufman County

Jack County

Jones County

Andrews County

Oldham County

Hopkins County

Wheeler County

Wise County

Kinney County

Hemphill County

McCulloch County

Robertson County

Chambers County

Burleson County

McLennan County

Mason County

Dallam County

Collingsworth County

Upshur County

Hamilton County

Cherokee County

Grayson County

Palo Pinto County

Johnson County

Fannin County

Kimble County

Rusk County

Hill County

Morris County

Panola County

Taylor County

Clay County

Armstrong County

Wilbarger County

Bell County

Ellis County

Harrison County

Cooke County

Parker County

Gray County

Lamb County

Brewster County

Calhoun County

Freestone County

Bastrop County

Hale County

Howard County

Coke County

Colorado County

Deaf Smith County

Madison County

Crockett County

Rains County

Gonzales County

DeWitt County

Wood County

Crosby County

Cass County

Brooks County

Moore County

Wharton County

Llano County

Brazoria County

Angelina County

Upton County

Victoria County

Kerr County

Willacy County

Somervell County

Cottle County

Parmer County

Tarrant County

Dallas County

Motley County

Lynn County

Hutchinson County

Knox County

Lubbock County

Live Oak County

Atascosa County

Nueces County

Tom Green County

Montgomery County

Hood County

Dawson County

Winkler County

Medina County

Harris County

Smith County

Guadalupe County

Austin County

Shackelford County

Walker County

Titus County

Fisher County

Jim Wells County

Waller County

Randall County

Duval County

Franklin County

Burnet County

Gillespie County

Karnes County

Wilson County

Washington County

Rockwall County

Blanco County

Kleberg County

Matagorda County

Bexar County

Martin County

Comal County

Lavaca County

Bee County

Frio County

Sutton County

Reeves County

Gaines County

Terry County

Dimmit County

Swisher County

Fayette County

Erath County

Falls County

Castro County

Irion County

San Saba County

Maverick County

Brazos County

Hockley County

Real County

Hays County

Denton County

Concho County

Goliad County

Travis County

Lee County

Uvalde County

Hansford County

El Paso County

Midland County

Mills County

La Salle County

Val Verde County

Caldwell County

Bandera County

Williamson County

Yoakum County

Archer County

Collin County

Webb County

Carson County

Reagan County

Starr County

Pecos County

Hudspeth County

Fort Bend County

Edwards County

Crane County

Cameron County

Zavala County

Hardeman County

Lipscomb County

Kendall County

Garza County

Jeff Davis County

Zapata County

Hidalgo County

Dickens County

Briscoe County

Bailey County

Hartley County

Presidio County

Borden County

Culberson County

Foard County

Glasscock County

Kenedy County

Kent County

King County

Loving County

McMullen County

Roberts County

Sterling County

Terrell County

Created by on 06/26/2016 11:34 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).

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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