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Death Rate Report for District of Columbia 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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Healthy People

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(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent
Average Annual
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend Period2
District of Columbia Yes 1.3 (0.9, 1.8) 8 2006 - 2010 stable  1.9 (-0.7, 4.6) 2006 - 2010
United States No 2.7 (2.7, 2.8) 8,776 2006 - 2010 stable  0.0 (-0.1, 0.2) 2006 - 2010
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/20/2014 4:00 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).
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 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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