Speech users and low vision users click here for help on using this Web siteSkip to main content
 Rate/Trend Comparison by State/County
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Send to Printer   |   Close Window
Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2010
Ohio Counties versus United States

All Cancer Sites
All Races, Both Sexes

  Above US Rate Similar to US Rate Below US Rate  
Priority 1: rising and above

Priority 2: rising and similar

Priority 3: rising and below

Priority 4: stable and above

Adams County
Ashtabula County
Athens County
Auglaize County
Champaign County
Clinton County
Coshocton County
Defiance County
Fayette County
Hardin County
Highland County
Huron County
Jackson County
Logan County
Marion County
Meigs County
Morrow County
Muskingum County
Paulding County
Perry County
Pickaway County
Pike County
Preble County
Ross County
Washington County 
Priority 6: stable and similar

Ashland County
Carroll County
Columbiana County
Fulton County
Gallia County
Harrison County
Hocking County
Knox County
Mercer County
Monroe County
Morgan County
Ottawa County
Putnam County
Seneca County
Van Wert County
Vinton County
Williams County
Wyandot County 
Priority 7: stable and below

Holmes County
Noble County 
Priority 5: falling and above

Brown County
Butler County
Clark County
Cuyahoga County
Erie County
Franklin County
Guernsey County
Hamilton County
Jefferson County
Lawrence County
Lucas County
Mahoning County
Montgomery County
Sandusky County
Scioto County 
Priority 8: falling and similar

Allen County
Belmont County
Clermont County
Crawford County
Darke County
Delaware County
Fairfield County
Geauga County
Greene County
Hancock County
Henry County
Lake County
Licking County
Lorain County
Madison County
Medina County
Miami County
Portage County
Richland County
Stark County
Summit County
Trumbull County
Tuscarawas County
Union County
Warren County
Wayne County
Wood County 
Priority 9: falling and below

Shelby County 
  Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/17/2014 5:32 am.
     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

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).