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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2010
Nevada 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

    Nevada
  • 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 4,390
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 179.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 176.6 to 181.4
  • The rate ratio is 1.014479481
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.5
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Churchill County
  • The priority index is 4
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is above the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 63
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 225.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 201.2 to 252.7
  • The rate ratio is 1.279908312
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 1.5
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Lyon County
  • The priority index is 4
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is above the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 122
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 215.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 197.8 to 234.1
  • The rate ratio is 1.220612443
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to 0.4
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Nye County
  • The priority index is 4
  • The recent trend is stable
  • This death rate is above the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 143
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 212.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 196.1 to 229.8
  • The rate ratio is 1.203590358
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.5 to 1.5
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Carson City
  • 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 147
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 207.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 192.4 to 223.0
  • The rate ratio is 1.174507093
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.5
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Humboldt 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 26
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 196.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 162.8 to 234.7
  • The rate ratio is 1.113411313
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to 0.4
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Mineral 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 18
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 219.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 175.8 to 273.2
  • The rate ratio is 1.243112928
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to 1.9
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Pershing 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 9
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 150.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 107.2 to 203.7
  • The rate ratio is 0.850149605
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.1 to 0.5
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    White Pine 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 20
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 176.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 143.1 to 214.7
  • The rate ratio is 0.997881222
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to 1.4
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Storey 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 6
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 124.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.7 to 184.2
  • The rate ratio is 0.702970422
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.7 to 1.5
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Clark 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 2,934
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 175.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 172.5 to 178.3
  • The rate ratio is 0.994128413
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -1.8
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Elko 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 57
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 166.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 146.8 to 188.8
  • The rate ratio is 0.945748971
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -0.0
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Lincoln 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 11
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 162.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 120.5 to 215.6
  • The rate ratio is 0.921050131
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -0.2
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Washoe 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 716
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 182.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 175.9 to 188.2
  • The rate ratio is 1.031247413
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.7
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Douglas 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 105
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 152.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 139.8 to 167.0
  • The rate ratio is 0.866205340
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.6
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Lander 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 6
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 113.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.9 to 164.5
  • The rate ratio is 0.643013928
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is -13.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -22.7 to -2.3
  • The recent trend period is 2006 - 2010

    Esmeralda County
  • The priority index is **
  • The recent trend is **
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 3
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 236.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 131.5 to 419.6
  • The rate ratio is 1.337684356
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is **
  • The recent trend period is **

    Eureka County
  • The priority index is **
  • The recent trend is **
  • This death rate is similar to the US rate
  • The average deaths per year (2006-2010) is 3
  • The annual death rate (2006-2010) is 186.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.2 to 316.5
  • The rate ratio is 1.057673548
  • The average annual percent change in death rates is **
  • The recent trend period is **

    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/01/2014 5:08 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.

    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).