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Death Rate Report for District of Columbia

Breast, 2008 - 2012

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-3
Reduce the female breast cancer death rate

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County
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Met Healthy People Objective of 20.6? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Recent Trend 2 Recent 5-Year Trend2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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District of Columbia No 29.0 (26.4, 31.8) 97 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.7, -1.6)
United States No 21.9 (21.8, 22.0) 40,868 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.8)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/05/2016 8:21 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).

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 (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.