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Death Rate Report for New Jersey by County, Death Years Through 2011 Lung & Bronchus
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-2
Reduce the lung cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages
Sorted by County
County
sorted ascending, sort descending
Met Healthy People Objective of 45.5? 1 Annual Death Rate
over rate period deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
sort descending
Average Deaths per Year
over rate period
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Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent Average Annual Percent Change2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
sort descending
Recent Trend Period2
New Jersey (State) Yes 43.6 (43.0, 44.2) 4,229 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.4 (-2.8, -2.1) 2007 - 2011
United States No 48.4 (48.3, 48.5) 158,111 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.5, -2.0) 2007 - 2011
Atlantic County No 52.5 (49.0, 56.3) 166 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -5.6 (-7.9, -3.1) 2007 - 2011
Bergen County Yes 36.9 (35.3, 38.5) 414 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.5, -1.9) 2007 - 2011
Burlington County No 47.2 (44.5, 50.0) 240 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.2) 2007 - 2011
Camden County No 50.2 (47.6, 53.0) 276 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -3.2 (-4.8, -1.6) 2007 - 2011
Cape May County No 54.7 (49.6, 60.3) 88 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3) 2007 - 2011
Cumberland County No 53.1 (48.2, 58.5) 86 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Essex County Yes 41.0 (39.0, 43.1) 311 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.4, -2.3) 2007 - 2011
Gloucester County No 59.4 (55.5, 63.5) 175 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
Hudson County Yes 38.8 (36.5, 41.2) 213 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.2, -2.2) 2007 - 2011
Hunterdon County Yes 35.7 (31.2, 40.6) 49 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.5, -1.5) 2007 - 2011
Mercer County Yes 41.0 (38.2, 44.0) 157 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.2, -1.3) 2007 - 2011
Middlesex County Yes 39.9 (38.0, 41.9) 331 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.9, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
Monmouth County No 45.8 (43.6, 48.1) 326 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -3.3 (-4.2, -2.3) 2007 - 2011
Morris County Yes 38.0 (35.7, 40.4) 209 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -3.9 (-5.3, -2.5) 2007 - 2011
Ocean County No 52.8 (50.7, 55.1) 480 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.4) 2007 - 2011
Passaic County Yes 40.1 (37.6, 42.7) 200 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.1, -0.9) 2007 - 2011
Salem County No 56.6 (49.4, 64.6) 46 2007 - 2011 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.1) 2007 - 2011
Somerset County Yes 36.2 (33.3, 39.2) 120 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.9, -1.4) 2007 - 2011
Sussex County No 50.1 (45.0, 55.6) 76 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.1, -0.3) 2007 - 2011
Union County Yes 36.6 (34.3, 38.9) 207 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.3, -1.3) 2007 - 2011
Warren County No 48.5 (43.1, 54.3) 61 2007 - 2011 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.5, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/01/2014 5:45 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. 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 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.