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Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Breast, 2008 - 2012

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages


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

Sorted by County
County
sorted ascending, sort descending
Met Healthy People Objective of 20.6? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
sort descending
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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Pennsylvania (State) No 23.2 (22.7, 23.7) 2,081 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.5, -2.1)
United States No 21.9 (21.8, 22.0) 40,868 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.8)
Adams County Yes 18.8 (14.4, 24.1) 14 falling falling trend -2.7 (-4.6, -0.7)
Allegheny County No 23.6 (22.1, 25.1) 226 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.0, -2.1)
Armstrong County No 21.7 (16.4, 28.4) 12 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.5, 2.0)
Beaver County No 24.6 (20.9, 28.9) 34 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.3, -0.8)
Bedford County Yes 19.3 (13.5, 27.2) 7 falling falling trend -2.1 (-4.0, -0.1)
Berks County No 21.0 (18.6, 23.7) 58 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.3, -1.6)
Blair County No 24.5 (20.0, 29.7) 24 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.8, -0.6)
Bradford County No 21.7 (15.9, 29.1) 10 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.7, -0.5)
Bucks County No 24.6 (22.5, 26.9) 107 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.9, -1.3)
Butler County No 20.8 (17.3, 24.8) 27 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.7, -0.7)
Cambria County No 22.6 (18.6, 27.2) 27 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.8, -1.2)
Cameron County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Carbon County No 22.9 (17.2, 30.2) 12 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.5, -0.6)
Centre County Yes 15.1 (11.3, 19.7) 11 falling falling trend -3.9 (-5.7, -1.9)
Chester County No 22.6 (20.2, 25.1) 70 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.3, -1.3)
Clarion County No 24.4 (16.6, 35.0) 7 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.8, 2.3)
Clearfield County Yes 18.7 (14.0, 24.8) 11 falling falling trend -3.1 (-4.7, -1.5)
Clinton County Yes 18.2 (11.1, 28.2) 4 falling falling trend -8.9 (-14.1, -3.5)
Columbia County Yes 17.5 (12.5, 24.2) 8 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.8, -0.1)
Crawford County Yes 18.5 (14.0, 24.2) 12 stable stable trend -2.0 (-3.9, 0.0)
Cumberland County Yes 20.3 (17.2, 23.8) 34 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.3, -0.7)
Dauphin County No 25.3 (22.0, 29.1) 44 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.7, -0.9)
Delaware County No 25.4 (23.1, 27.8) 98 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.8, -1.4)
Elk County No 24.7 (16.5, 36.2) 7 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.3, -0.4)
Erie County No 24.9 (21.7, 28.5) 47 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.8, -1.8)
Fayette County No 27.0 (22.6, 32.0) 29 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.5, 0.3)
Forest County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Franklin County Yes 18.6 (15.0, 23.0) 19 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.6, -0.8)
Fulton County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Greene County No 28.0 (19.3, 39.6) 7 stable stable trend 2.4 (-0.7, 5.5)
Huntingdon County Yes 17.9 (11.8, 26.5) 6 stable stable trend 1.7 (-3.1, 6.7)
Indiana County No 25.2 (19.5, 32.1) 15 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.0, 0.3)
Jefferson County No 22.9 (16.1, 31.9) 8 stable stable trend -2.2 (-4.6, 0.4)
Juniata County No 22.9 (13.7, 36.5) 4 ** **
Lackawanna County Yes 18.9 (16.0, 22.3) 34 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.9, -1.7)
Lancaster County No 22.8 (20.5, 25.3) 79 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.9, -1.5)
Lawrence County No 23.2 (18.3, 29.1) 18 falling falling trend -2.8 (-4.0, -1.6)
Lebanon County No 22.9 (18.7, 27.8) 23 falling falling trend -1.7 (-3.1, -0.4)
Lehigh County No 23.2 (20.4, 26.2) 56 stable stable trend 5.5 (-6.0, 18.5)
Luzerne County Yes 20.6 (18.1, 23.4) 54 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.8, -2.2)
Lycoming County Yes 17.6 (13.7, 22.3) 15 falling falling trend -2.8 (-4.0, -1.6)
McKean County No 24.1 (17.0, 33.6) 8 falling falling trend -3.0 (-5.1, -0.8)
Mercer County No 27.0 (22.0, 32.8) 24 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.3, 0.3)
Mifflin County No 21.8 (15.6, 30.0) 8 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.5, 1.5)
Monroe County Yes 19.9 (16.1, 24.3) 20 falling falling trend -6.0 (-9.3, -2.6)
Montgomery County No 21.9 (20.1, 23.8) 124 falling falling trend -2.9 (-3.4, -2.3)
Montour County * * 3 or fewer * -2.9 (-3.4, -2.3)
Northampton County No 21.5 (18.7, 24.7) 46 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.0, -1.3)
Northumberland County Yes 19.7 (15.4, 25.1) 16 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.0, -1.0)
Perry County Yes 20.6 (13.9, 29.6) 6 stable stable trend -1.0 (-3.4, 1.6)
Philadelphia County No 29.1 (27.5, 30.7) 265 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.5, -1.7)
Pike County No 25.8 (18.9, 34.7) 10 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.4, 0.5)
Potter County * * 3 or fewer * -1.5 (-3.4, 0.5)
Schuylkill County No 23.9 (19.9, 28.5) 29 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.9, 1.1)
Snyder County Yes 17.3 (10.9, 26.5) 5 falling falling trend -3.0 (-5.5, -0.4)
Somerset County Yes 16.1 (11.9, 21.7) 10 stable stable trend -2.0 (-4.0, 0.0)
Sullivan County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Susquehanna County Yes 20.3 (13.7, 29.5) 6 falling falling trend -2.8 (-5.3, -0.1)
Tioga County No 21.3 (14.2, 31.0) 6 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.8, 0.7)
Union County Yes 16.5 (10.2, 25.5) 5 stable stable trend -2.8 (-5.5, 0.1)
Venango County No 26.4 (19.6, 35.2) 11 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.6, -0.3)
Warren County No 22.4 (15.7, 31.6) 7 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.4, -0.3)
Washington County No 26.2 (22.7, 30.2) 42 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.3)
Wayne County No 22.7 (16.4, 31.2) 9 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.7, 1.0)
Westmoreland County No 23.7 (21.2, 26.4) 72 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.9, -1.2)
Wyoming County Yes 19.3 (11.6, 31.0) 4 ** **
York County No 21.4 (19.0, 24.1) 60 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.1, -1.5)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/28/2016 8:02 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.
* 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.