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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2010
Arizona Counties versus United States

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United States
  • The priority index is -
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is - the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 566,112
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 176.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 176.2 to 176.6
  • The rate ratio is -
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.4
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Arizona
  • The priority index is 9
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 10,216
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 155.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 153.8 to 156.6
  • The rate ratio is 0.879568158
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.3
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Mohave County
  • The priority index is 5
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is above the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 637
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 204.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 197.0 to 211.9
  • The rate ratio is 1.157929970
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to -0.3
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Graham County
  • The priority index is 6
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 63
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 188.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 168.5 to 211.1
  • The rate ratio is 1.070758075
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.7
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Greenlee County
  • The priority index is 6
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 15
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 190.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 149.0 to 239.0
  • The rate ratio is 1.077700821
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to 1.3
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Apache County
  • The priority index is 7
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 83
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 138.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 124.8 to 152.5
  • The rate ratio is 0.782947483
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.8
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    La Paz County(4)
  • The priority index is 7
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 54
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 134.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.3 to 154.2
  • The rate ratio is 0.762383521
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.1 to 0.4
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Yuma County(4)
  • The priority index is 7
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 281
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 131.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 124.5 to 138.6
  • The rate ratio is 0.744862100
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.2
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Cochise County
  • The priority index is 8
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 266
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 164.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 155.2 to 173.3
  • The rate ratio is 0.929700857
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.7
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Gila County
  • The priority index is 8
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 145
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 168.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 156.1 to 181.8
  • The rate ratio is 0.955125956
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.2 to -0.6
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Pima County
  • The priority index is 8
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 1,844
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 161.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 158.4 to 165.1
  • The rate ratio is 0.916413002
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.1
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Yavapai County
  • The priority index is 8
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 566
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 160.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 154.9 to 167.2
  • The rate ratio is 0.912137543
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.6
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Coconino County
  • The priority index is 9
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 127
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 130.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 119.9 to 141.5
  • The rate ratio is 0.739212356
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.0
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Maricopa County
  • The priority index is 9
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 5,427
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 151.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 149.7 to 153.3
  • The rate ratio is 0.858736920
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.4
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Navajo County
  • The priority index is 9
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 162
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 157.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 146.5 to 169.0
  • The rate ratio is 0.892319648
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.2
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Pinal County
  • The priority index is 9
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 484
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 142.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 137.1 to 148.9
  • The rate ratio is 0.809952772
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to -1.0
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Santa Cruz County
  • The priority index is 9
  • The recent trend is falling
  • This death rate is below the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 62
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 135.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 120.7 to 151.8
  • The rate ratio is 0.768495102
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -0.3
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/23/2014 7:46 pm.
    Trend2
         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.
    Rate Comparison
         Above     when 95% confident the rate is above and Rate Ratio3 > 1.10
         Similar     when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.
         Below     when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio3 < 0.90

    * Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trendestimates.
    ** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
    1 Priority indices were created by ordering from rates that are rising and above the comparison rate to rates that are falling and below the comparison rate.
    2 Recent trend in death rates is Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) 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.
    3 Rate ratio is the county rate divided by the US rate.
    4 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, 14, 59, , 8084, 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.

    Note: When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate. Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.

    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).