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Death Rate Report for Kentucky 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

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County
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Met Healthy People Objective of 160.6? 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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Kentucky (State) No 204.4 (202.5, 206.2) 9,780 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.9)
United States No 171.2 (171.0, 171.4) 573,421 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.5)
Adair County No 201.7 (176.0, 230.3) 45 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.6, 0.4)
Allen County No 203.7 (178.2, 231.9) 48 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.1, 1.3)
Anderson County No 193.5 (167.8, 222.0) 43 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.1, 1.3)
Ballard County No 201.2 (165.9, 242.6) 23 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.8, -0.0)
Barren County No 191.7 (175.1, 209.5) 100 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.1)
Bath County No 242.6 (206.6, 283.4) 33 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.5, 1.5)
Bell County No 223.4 (201.7, 247.0) 80 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.4)
Boone County No 181.3 (169.2, 193.9) 180 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.5)
Bourbon County No 173.8 (151.1, 199.1) 43 falling falling trend -3.5 (-4.9, -2.0)
Boyd County No 202.8 (187.5, 219.2) 132 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.3)
Boyle County No 189.7 (170.2, 210.9) 71 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)
Bracken County No 241.4 (198.2, 291.4) 22 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.8, 1.0)
Breathitt County No 247.6 (213.8, 285.5) 40 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.6, 0.9)
Breckinridge County No 202.7 (178.1, 230.1) 51 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Bullitt County No 178.8 (164.2, 194.2) 124 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.4, -0.9)
Butler County No 209.8 (178.4, 245.4) 33 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.1, -0.2)
Caldwell County No 223.3 (192.7, 257.7) 40 stable stable trend -0.0 (-0.9, 0.9)
Calloway County No 191.3 (172.8, 211.4) 81 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.5, 0.6)
Campbell County No 205.3 (192.5, 218.7) 197 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.6, -0.8)
Carlisle County No 205.4 (161.0, 259.8) 15 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.6, 0.9)
Carroll County No 209.0 (173.0, 250.2) 25 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.3, -0.2)
Carter County No 227.9 (205.0, 252.8) 75 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.1)
Casey County No 260.5 (229.5, 294.7) 53 stable stable trend -5.0 (-13.1, 3.9)
Christian County No 182.3 (167.5, 198.1) 113 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.6)
Clark County No 200.5 (181.4, 221.1) 83 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.4)
Clay County No 275.1 (243.9, 309.0) 60 stable stable trend 1.0 (-0.1, 2.2)
Clinton County No 257.3 (218.8, 301.1) 33 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.2, 1.4)
Crittenden County No 206.1 (171.8, 245.9) 26 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.0, 0.9)
Cumberland County No 209.7 (171.0, 255.7) 21 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.4, 1.5)
Daviess County No 197.2 (185.8, 209.1) 228 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.4)
Edmonson County No 204.8 (173.7, 240.2) 32 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.0, -0.4)
Elliott County Yes 155.0 (121.3, 195.8) 15 falling falling trend -13.7 (-22.5, -4.0)
Estill County No 246.8 (214.7, 282.7) 44 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.5, 1.7)
Fayette County No 179.1 (171.9, 186.5) 483 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.3)
Fleming County No 185.5 (157.2, 217.6) 32 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.9, -0.0)
Floyd County No 248.2 (227.7, 270.1) 113 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.8, 0.4)
Franklin County No 211.5 (194.7, 229.4) 121 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.4)
Fulton County No 226.5 (185.8, 274.4) 22 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.7, 0.4)
Gallatin County No 216.0 (171.8, 268.1) 18 falling falling trend -5.0 (-9.0, -0.8)
Garrard County No 205.5 (178.1, 236.3) 41 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.0, 0.5)
Grant County No 203.1 (176.8, 232.2) 46 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.4, -0.2)
Graves County No 200.8 (183.0, 220.0) 96 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.1, 0.2)
Grayson County No 230.4 (206.7, 256.1) 72 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.0, 1.2)
Green County No 189.2 (159.3, 223.5) 29 stable stable trend 0.4 (-1.0, 1.8)
Greenup County No 216.0 (197.7, 235.7) 105 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.2)
Hancock County No 211.0 (171.3, 257.3) 21 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.2, 1.6)
Hardin County No 203.3 (190.7, 216.5) 200 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.1)
Harlan County No 260.3 (236.5, 285.8) 92 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.1, 1.6)
Harrison County No 183.1 (158.6, 210.5) 41 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.9, -0.1)
Hart County No 248.4 (219.2, 280.6) 54 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.9, 1.2)
Henderson County No 192.3 (175.9, 209.9) 104 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.2)
Henry County No 248.8 (216.6, 284.6) 45 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.7, 1.3)
Hickman County No 181.6 (138.5, 235.5) 13 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.6, 1.4)
Hopkins County No 204.6 (188.4, 221.9) 120 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3)
Jackson County No 247.2 (212.3, 286.3) 38 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.3, 1.4)
Jefferson County No 193.7 (189.5, 198.1) 1,615 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.6, -1.5)
Jessamine County No 188.8 (171.3, 207.5) 89 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -1.0)
Johnson County No 248.8 (222.6, 277.5) 69 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.0, 0.8)
Kenton County No 202.3 (192.3, 212.7) 316 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.7)
Knott County No 211.4 (182.0, 244.4) 39 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.1, 1.2)
Knox County No 229.7 (208.0, 253.1) 85 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.6, 1.2)
Larue County No 173.0 (146.6, 203.1) 31 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.6, -0.3)
Laurel County No 224.9 (208.1, 242.6) 140 stable stable trend -0.0 (-0.8, 0.7)
Lawrence County No 272.2 (238.5, 309.3) 50 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.2, 1.1)
Lee County No 273.1 (226.2, 327.5) 25 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.8, 2.2)
Leslie County No 255.2 (217.7, 297.7) 35 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.7, 1.6)
Letcher County No 225.8 (201.4, 252.5) 66 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.4)
Lewis County No 245.8 (212.1, 283.6) 39 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.6, 1.4)
Lincoln County No 209.5 (186.4, 234.8) 61 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.1)
Livingston County No 220.5 (185.9, 260.4) 30 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.8, 1.1)
Logan County No 213.7 (191.5, 238.0) 69 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.5)
Lyon County No 174.5 (142.7, 212.5) 23 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.9, -0.2)
Madison County No 202.9 (188.7, 217.8) 157 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.1, -0.1)
Magoffin County No 237.1 (201.8, 276.8) 34 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.6, 1.3)
Marion County No 207.8 (181.3, 237.1) 45 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.0, 0.4)
Marshall County No 199.2 (180.9, 219.0) 90 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.0, 0.4)
Martin County No 276.1 (236.7, 320.3) 36 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.5, 1.2)
Mason County No 243.2 (214.1, 275.4) 51 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.6)
McCracken County No 171.3 (159.1, 184.2) 151 falling falling trend -3.9 (-6.4, -1.3)
McCreary County No 236.2 (205.4, 270.4) 45 rising rising trend 16.2 (3.9, 29.9)
McLean County No 233.3 (196.5, 275.6) 29 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.6, 0.6)
Meade County No 222.6 (197.0, 250.5) 59 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.4)
Menifee County No 206.4 (162.8, 258.8) 16 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.7, 0.8)
Mercer County No 217.2 (192.6, 244.2) 59 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.3, 0.7)
Metcalfe County No 222.7 (187.6, 262.9) 29 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.9, 1.9)
Monroe County No 228.2 (194.3, 266.9) 33 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.3, 1.4)
Montgomery County No 208.4 (185.1, 233.9) 60 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.1)
Morgan County No 237.1 (202.7, 275.7) 35 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.8, 1.9)
Muhlenberg County No 218.3 (198.1, 240.0) 88 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.5)
Nelson County No 191.3 (173.0, 211.0) 84 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.4, -0.7)
Nicholas County No 251.4 (205.6, 304.8) 22 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.6, 0.7)
Ohio County No 224.9 (200.9, 251.1) 66 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.3)
Oldham County No 167.9 (151.0, 186.1) 84 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.2, -0.8)
Owen County Yes 153.5 (124.4, 187.7) 20 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.0, 0.2)
Owsley County No 256.8 (202.7, 322.2) 16 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.5, 1.8)
Pendleton County No 184.0 (154.7, 217.3) 29 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.6, -0.5)
Perry County No 274.5 (248.9, 302.1) 89 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 1.0)
Pike County No 242.5 (226.7, 259.1) 184 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.3, 0.5)
Powell County No 288.1 (247.6, 333.3) 40 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.1, 1.0)
Pulaski County No 220.1 (205.6, 235.4) 177 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.6, 0.4)
Robertson County No 267.5 (191.8, 366.6) 9 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.2, 2.3)
Rockcastle County No 234.1 (204.6, 266.8) 47 stable stable trend -0.0 (-0.9, 0.9)
Rowan County No 234.1 (206.6, 264.3) 54 stable stable trend 0.8 (-0.4, 1.9)
Russell County No 213.6 (187.7, 242.4) 51 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.0, 1.1)
Scott County No 185.5 (166.1, 206.3) 72 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.6, -0.7)
Shelby County Yes 157.1 (140.3, 175.2) 68 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.0, -1.2)
Simpson County No 238.5 (209.0, 271.1) 48 rising rising trend 1.0 (0.1, 1.9)
Spencer County No 207.0 (174.6, 243.5) 32 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.1, 0.2)
Taylor County No 205.6 (183.3, 230.0) 63 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Todd County No 190.3 (159.0, 226.1) 26 stable stable trend -1.3 (-2.9, 0.4)
Trigg County No 202.5 (174.7, 233.9) 41 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.5, -0.3)
Trimble County No 211.7 (171.7, 258.3) 20 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.8, 1.4)
Union County No 223.4 (192.0, 258.6) 37 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.4, 0.5)
Warren County No 192.6 (180.7, 205.1) 202 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.6, -0.5)
Washington County No 180.9 (150.8, 215.6) 26 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.6, 0.4)
Wayne County No 192.9 (169.6, 218.7) 52 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.1)
Webster County No 231.0 (199.0, 266.9) 38 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.4, 0.5)
Whitley County No 232.0 (211.1, 254.4) 93 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.2)
Wolfe County No 243.8 (198.8, 296.6) 21 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.8, 1.1)
Woodford County No 177.1 (155.0, 201.6) 49 stable stable trend 5.5 (-6.4, 19.0)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/25/2016 1:50 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 (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.