Data Table for Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer

Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2011
North Carolina Counties versus United States

All Cancer Sites
All Races, Both Sexes
Sorted by Priority Index
County
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Priority Index1
1=highest
9=lowest

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Recent
Trend2

County Death Rate
Compared to
US Rate

Average Deaths per year
2007-2011

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Annual
Death
Rate
2007-2011

deaths per 100,000

(95% Confidence Interval)
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Rate
Ratio3
County to USsort ascending by the rate ratio
Recent Average Annual
Percent Change2
in Death Rates

(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend Period2
United States-falling  -569,473173.8 (173.6, 174.0)--1.5 (-1.6, -1.5)2007 - 2011
North Carolina8falling  similar  17,758179.5 (178.3, 180.7)1.032735851-1.5 (-1.8, -1.3)2007 - 2011
Caldwell County4stable  above  196198.1 (185.7, 211.1)1.139762758-0.4 (-0.9, 0.1)2007 - 2011
Chowan County4stable  above  47211.2 (184.6, 241.0)1.215123807-0.1 (-1.0, 0.9)2007 - 2011
Cleveland County4stable  above  224193.5 (182.2, 205.4)1.113641341-0.0 (-0.7, 0.6)2007 - 2011
Granville County4stable  above  134213.8 (197.6, 231.0)1.230249508-0.0 (-1.0, 1.0)2007 - 2011
Hyde County4stable  above  16228.1 (180.6, 285.0)1.3123697360.2 (-1.6, 1.9)2007 - 2011
Person County4stable  above  94198.9 (181.1, 218.0)1.144491981-0.5 (-1.6, 0.7)2007 - 2011
Richmond County4stable  above  119223.1 (205.4, 242.1)1.283934441-0.0 (-0.6, 0.6)2007 - 2011
Rutherford County4stable  above  178199.8 (186.7, 213.6)1.149497201-4.9 (-11.6, 2.3)2007 - 2011
Scotland County4stable  above  86212.8 (192.8, 234.4)1.224631276-0.1 (-1.2, 0.9)2007 - 2011
Surry County4stable  above  191199.9 (187.3, 213.1)1.1500641950.2 (-0.4, 0.7)2007 - 2011
Swain County4stable  above  36207.7 (177.9, 241.3)1.195045686-0.2 (-1.2, 0.8)2007 - 2011
Tyrrell County4stable  above  13237.0 (183.0, 303.4)1.3638520170.9 (-1.9, 3.7)2007 - 2011
Carteret County5falling  above  186195.7 (183.1, 209.1)1.126363944-0.9 (-1.3, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Columbus County5falling  above  134197.8 (182.9, 213.8)1.138368136-0.9 (-1.5, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Cumberland County5falling  above  494194.6 (186.9, 202.7)1.120034983-1.3 (-1.6, -0.9)2007 - 2011
Currituck County5falling  above  49204.8 (179.1, 233.1)1.178230736-1.5 (-2.6, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Edgecombe County5falling  above  132201.5 (186.2, 217.8)1.159603346-1.8 (-2.5, -1.2)2007 - 2011
Gaston County5falling  above  439195.6 (187.4, 204.1)1.125569561-0.7 (-1.1, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Halifax County5falling  above  147209.8 (194.7, 225.8)1.207166884-0.6 (-1.1, -0.0)2007 - 2011
Hertford County5falling  above  67218.5 (195.5, 243.6)1.257297710-1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Hoke County5falling  above  63207.3 (184.0, 232.4)1.192744805-1.4 (-2.6, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Lenoir County5falling  above  152203.9 (189.5, 219.1)1.173091839-0.9 (-1.4, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Nash County5falling  above  211194.1 (182.4, 206.4)1.116723180-0.9 (-1.3, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Pasquotank County5falling  above  90202.7 (184.3, 222.6)1.166592504-0.7 (-1.2, -0.1)2007 - 2011
Robeson County5falling  above  246194.8 (183.8, 206.2)1.120640601-1.3 (-1.9, -0.7)2007 - 2011
Rockingham County5falling  above  231195.1 (183.9, 206.9)1.122811044-1.5 (-2.3, -0.8)2007 - 2011
Vance County5falling  above  98193.9 (176.9, 212.1)1.115448047-1.4 (-2.1, -0.7)2007 - 2011
Wayne County5falling  above  250195.4 (184.6, 206.6)1.124179024-1.0 (-1.6, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Wilson County5falling  above  190208.4 (195.3, 222.3)1.199351929-0.7 (-1.1, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Alexander County6stable  similar  74174.7 (157.0, 193.9)1.005231269-0.6 (-1.4, 0.2)2007 - 2011
Avery County6stable  similar  41170.7 (147.7, 196.5)0.982015438-0.6 (-1.7, 0.6)2007 - 2011
Bladen County6stable  similar  78183.9 (165.7, 203.6)1.058085414-1.1 (-2.3, 0.1)2007 - 2011
Burke County6stable  similar  217190.4 (179.1, 202.3)1.095672404-0.3 (-0.7, 0.1)2007 - 2011
Cherokee County6stable  similar  78179.0 (161.0, 198.8)1.030037719-0.6 (-1.5, 0.2)2007 - 2011
Dare County6stable  similar  70174.6 (156.1, 194.7)1.004466647-1.1 (-2.2, 0.0)2007 - 2011
Davidson County6stable  similar  333180.1 (171.4, 189.1)1.036244024-0.5 (-1.0, 0.1)2007 - 2011
Davie County6stable  similar  88165.5 (150.2, 182.0)0.952285849-0.7 (-1.5, 0.2)2007 - 2011
Gates County6stable  similar  29202.2 (169.9, 239.2)1.163749802-0.6 (-1.9, 0.7)2007 - 2011
Greene County6stable  similar  41187.7 (162.8, 215.5)1.080241160-0.1 (-1.3, 1.1)2007 - 2011
Jackson County6stable  similar  77169.7 (152.7, 188.1)0.976298106-0.6 (-1.6, 0.3)2007 - 2011
Jones County6stable  similar  28200.4 (168.0, 237.8)1.1531724820.6 (-1.0, 2.2)2007 - 2011
Lee County6stable  similar  113182.0 (167.1, 197.8)1.0469778713.5 (-6.8, 14.8)2007 - 2011
Macon County6stable  similar  96173.4 (157.6, 190.6)0.997618202-0.4 (-1.2, 0.4)2007 - 2011
McDowell County6stable  similar  107186.9 (171.2, 203.8)1.0756920830.0 (-0.7, 0.8)2007 - 2011
Sampson County6stable  similar  135189.5 (175.3, 204.5)1.090172893-0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)2007 - 2011
Wilkes County6stable  similar  165184.8 (172.2, 198.1)1.063261687-0.2 (-0.7, 0.4)2007 - 2011
Yadkin County6stable  similar  90190.1 (172.7, 208.8)1.093750702-0.3 (-1.0, 0.5)2007 - 2011
Yancey County6stable  similar  50188.4 (165.2, 214.4)1.0840587730.7 (-0.4, 1.8)2007 - 2011
Watauga County7stable  below  74154.8 (139.1, 171.8)0.890792002-0.5 (-1.3, 0.4)2007 - 2011
Alamance County8falling  similar  315180.2 (171.3, 189.4)1.036782557-0.8 (-1.3, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Alleghany County8falling  similar  28161.5 (135.3, 192.2)0.929518149-2.8 (-4.5, -1.0)2007 - 2011
Anson County8falling  similar  59186.1 (165.1, 209.0)1.070586131-1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Ashe County8falling  similar  66161.4 (144.1, 180.4)0.928486049-1.0 (-1.9, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Beaufort County8falling  similar  122188.1 (173.1, 204.1)1.082279132-1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Bertie County8falling  similar  52184.2 (162.3, 208.4)1.059683090-2.0 (-3.0, -0.9)2007 - 2011
Brunswick County8falling  similar  265169.5 (159.9, 179.5)0.975251070-1.6 (-2.0, -1.1)2007 - 2011
Buncombe County8falling  similar  514169.7 (163.1, 176.6)0.976729729-1.4 (-1.7, -1.0)2007 - 2011
Cabarrus County8falling  similar  293180.1 (170.9, 189.7)1.036331446-0.8 (-1.2, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Camden County8falling  similar  16155.7 (122.8, 195.0)0.896106227-5.4 (-8.0, -2.7)2007 - 2011
Caswell County8falling  similar  53176.6 (155.6, 199.8)1.016195852-1.4 (-2.3, -0.5)2007 - 2011
Catawba County8falling  similar  325188.2 (179.1, 197.7)1.083215535-4.1 (-6.8, -1.3)2007 - 2011
Clay County8falling  similar  30165.3 (138.6, 196.7)0.951290913-1.3 (-2.4, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Craven County8falling  similar  227191.0 (179.9, 202.6)1.099060853-0.9 (-1.4, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Duplin County8falling  similar  104161.5 (147.7, 176.1)0.929035392-2.3 (-3.0, -1.6)2007 - 2011
Durham County8falling  similar  415184.4 (176.4, 192.7)1.060954714-1.6 (-1.9, -1.4)2007 - 2011
Forsyth County8falling  similar  688186.0 (179.8, 192.4)1.070557013-0.7 (-0.9, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Franklin County8falling  similar  118191.0 (175.6, 207.4)1.098959524-0.8 (-1.4, -0.1)2007 - 2011
Graham County8falling  similar  21166.7 (135.0, 204.2)0.958949237-1.7 (-3.1, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Guilford County8falling  similar  830167.7 (162.6, 173.0)0.965211315-1.6 (-1.9, -1.3)2007 - 2011
Harnett County8falling  similar  179182.7 (170.7, 195.2)1.051150924-1.4 (-2.0, -0.8)2007 - 2011
Haywood County8falling  similar  152168.2 (156.2, 181.0)0.968091833-0.7 (-1.2, -0.1)2007 - 2011
Henderson County8falling  similar  276160.2 (151.6, 169.2)0.921600133-1.3 (-1.9, -0.7)2007 - 2011
Iredell County8falling  similar  300184.1 (174.8, 193.8)1.059351306-0.7 (-1.2, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Johnston County8falling  similar  265184.2 (174.1, 194.7)1.060077201-1.7 (-2.4, -1.0)2007 - 2011
Lincoln County8falling  similar  146174.7 (161.9, 188.3)1.005190332-0.9 (-1.5, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Madison County8falling  similar  51177.4 (156.0, 201.4)1.021013948-14.1 (-24.3, -2.4)2007 - 2011
Martin County8falling  similar  60181.4 (161.1, 203.7)1.043644803-5.4 (-7.6, -3.2)2007 - 2011
Mecklenburg County8falling  similar  1,192168.3 (163.9, 172.7)0.968191046-1.6 (-1.8, -1.4)2007 - 2011
Mitchell County8falling  similar  45186.7 (162.8, 213.7)1.074137283-1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Moore County8falling  similar  237163.9 (154.4, 173.9)0.943215695-1.2 (-1.7, -0.7)2007 - 2011
New Hanover County8falling  similar  391177.2 (169.3, 185.3)1.019351874-1.5 (-2.0, -1.1)2007 - 2011
Northampton County8falling  similar  62190.5 (169.3, 213.8)1.095936450-1.1 (-2.1, -0.0)2007 - 2011
Onslow County8falling  similar  201184.7 (173.1, 196.7)1.062676172-1.3 (-1.8, -0.9)2007 - 2011
Orange County8falling  similar  180163.6 (152.8, 175.0)0.941527588-1.4 (-2.1, -0.6)2007 - 2011
Pamlico County8falling  similar  35169.0 (144.2, 197.5)0.972255198-2.3 (-3.4, -1.2)2007 - 2011
Pender County8falling  similar  112180.7 (165.7, 196.7)1.039761965-1.0 (-1.7, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Perquimans County8falling  similar  37187.2 (160.3, 218.0)1.077346326-1.3 (-2.3, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Pitt County8falling  similar  250178.9 (169.0, 189.3)1.029700721-1.5 (-2.0, -1.1)2007 - 2011
Polk County8falling  similar  61163.9 (145.1, 185.0)0.943142896-1.2 (-2.0, -0.4)2007 - 2011
Randolph County8falling  similar  292183.6 (174.2, 193.4)1.056474591-0.5 (-1.0, -0.0)2007 - 2011
Rowan County8falling  similar  302187.9 (178.4, 197.7)1.080927363-0.8 (-1.1, -0.5)2007 - 2011
Stanly County8falling  similar  135182.4 (168.7, 196.9)1.049338610-0.9 (-1.6, -0.1)2007 - 2011
Stokes County8falling  similar  106179.5 (164.3, 195.8)1.032909129-1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)2007 - 2011
Union County8falling  similar  250158.9 (149.9, 168.3)0.914216686-1.4 (-2.1, -0.7)2007 - 2011
Wake County8falling  similar  1,053159.6 (155.1, 164.1)0.918197401-1.5 (-1.7, -1.3)2007 - 2011
Warren County8falling  similar  56184.7 (163.2, 208.6)1.062756577-1.5 (-2.8, -0.2)2007 - 2011
Washington County8falling  similar  29152.8 (128.7, 180.7)0.879186862-2.6 (-4.2, -0.9)2007 - 2011
Chatham County9falling  below  135148.2 (137.0, 160.1)0.852575460-1.6 (-2.3, -0.9)2007 - 2011
Montgomery County9falling  below  48141.9 (124.2, 161.5)0.816641690-2.1 (-3.2, -1.1)2007 - 2011
Transylvania County9falling  below  84138.7 (125.3, 153.4)0.797848984-2.3 (-3.2, -1.4)2007 - 2011
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/20/2014 5:26 am.
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, 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.

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).