## Interpretation of Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer Data

**Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2012**

Tennessee Counties versus United States

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All Races, Both Sexes

Sorted by Priority Index

Tennessee Counties versus United States

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All Races, Both Sexes

Sorted by Priority Index

**United States**

- The priority index is -
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is - the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 573,421
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 171.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 171.0 to 171.4
- The rate ratio is -0.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.5
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Tennessee**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 13,513
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 193.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 191.7 to 194.7
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Sequatchie County**

- The priority index is 1
- The recent trend is rising
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 41
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 240.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 207.3 to 276.6
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 0.4 to 2.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Smith County**

- The priority index is 1
- The recent trend is rising
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 50
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 233.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 204.9 to 265.3
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 0.1 to 1.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Anderson County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 207
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 199.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 187.3 to 212.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Bedford County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 90
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 190.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.1 to 209.4
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Benton County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 59
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 237.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 210.5 to 267.8
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.5 to 1.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Cannon County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 37
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 213.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.1 to 246.8
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 1.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Carroll County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 84
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 218.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 197.4 to 240.5
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.7 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Cheatham County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 83
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 225.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 203.6 to 249.8
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to 0.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Claiborne County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 89
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 222.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 201.6 to 244.6
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Clay County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 25
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 212.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 176.0 to 255.2
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Cocke County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 102
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 217.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 198.6 to 238.0
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Coffee County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 131
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 201.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 186.5 to 218.1
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to 0.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Decatur County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 36
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 206.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 175.8 to 240.6
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 1.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Fentress County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 54
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 231.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 204.0 to 262.3
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.6
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Gibson County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 141
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 220.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 204.0 to 237.3
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.7 to 0.6
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Grainger County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 57
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 207.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.2 to 234.0
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 1.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Greene County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 188
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 205.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 192.3 to 219.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.6 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Grundy County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 38
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 206.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 177.4 to 239.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 2.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Hamblen County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 157
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 204.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 190.2 to 219.5
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to 0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Hancock County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 21
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 232.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 188.8 to 283.3
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 1.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Hardeman County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 66
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 210.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 188.4 to 235.3
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to 0.6
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Hardin County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 74
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 200.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 180.6 to 223.1
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 1.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Hawkins County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 153
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 210.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 195.5 to 226.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.2 to 0.8
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Henderson County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 66
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 198.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 177.7 to 221.9
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Henry County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 107
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 225.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 206.5 to 246.2
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.6 to 0.5
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Hickman County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 63
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 226.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 201.5 to 253.1
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 1.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Humphreys County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 50
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 208.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.2 to 237.1
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.8
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Jefferson County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 123
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 195.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 179.5 to 211.7
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to 0.5
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Johnson County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 48
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 198.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.6 to 225.9
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 1.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Lake County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 20
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 224.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 182.0 to 274.9
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to 1.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Lauderdale County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 64
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 224.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 200.2 to 251.1
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Lewis County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 33
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 211.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 179.9 to 248.0
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Lincoln County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 86
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 197.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 179.0 to 217.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to 0.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Macon County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 54
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 217.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 191.5 to 245.0
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -6.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -13.4 to 1.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Marion County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 77
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 221.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 199.0 to 245.0
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 0.6
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Marshall County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 74
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 216.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 194.4 to 240.1
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 0.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**McMinn County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 133
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 193.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 179.1 to 209.4
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 0.6
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**McNairy County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 73
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 211.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 189.5 to 234.5
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to 0.8
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Meigs County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 34
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 228.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 193.9 to 267.7
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to 2.5
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Monroe County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 120
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 216.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 198.8 to 234.9
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.5
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Obion County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 95
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 227.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 207.4 to 249.5
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.4 to 0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Overton County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 61
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 206.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.8 to 232.0
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- 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 2008 - 2012

**Polk County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 53
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 234.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 206.7 to 266.1
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to 1.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Robertson County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 132
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 201.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 186.0 to 217.7
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Scott County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 63
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 257.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 229.2 to 287.8
- The rate ratio is 1.5
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Stewart County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 40
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 240.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 208.2 to 277.7
- The rate ratio is 1.4
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.5 to 2.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Tipton County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 120
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 210.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 193.3 to 228.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Unicoi County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 56
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 202.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 178.8 to 228.0
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.6 to 1.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Union County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 46
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 211.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 184.4 to 241.8
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to 0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Warren County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 103
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 215.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 197.4 to 235.6
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Weakley County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 88
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 211.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 192.2 to 232.9
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.4 to 0.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**White County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 75
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 215.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 193.8 to 239.1
- The rate ratio is 1.3
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Campbell County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 114
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 212.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 195.2 to 231.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Carter County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 147
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 188.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 175.2 to 203.3
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Davidson County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 1,121
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 195.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 190.3 to 200.7
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Dickson County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 108
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 201.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 184.5 to 219.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Maury County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 171
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 191.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 178.6 to 205.0
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Montgomery County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 238
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 199.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 187.6 to 211.0
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Rhea County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 79
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 202.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 182.9 to 224.5
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Roane County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 155
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 196.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 182.8 to 211.4
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to -0.0
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Shelby County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 1,736
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 204.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 200.0 to 208.8
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Sullivan County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 428
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 192.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 184.7 to 201.4
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Chester 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 (2008-2012) is 33
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 166.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 141.4 to 194.3
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to 0.8
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Crockett 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 (2008-2012) is 34
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 182.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 155.9 to 213.5
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**DeKalb 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 (2008-2012) is 45
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 191.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 166.8 to 219.1
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 0.8
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Dyer 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 (2008-2012) is 81
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 183.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 165.4 to 202.1
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Fayette 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 (2008-2012) is 84
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 179.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 162.2 to 198.3
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to 0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Giles 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 (2008-2012) is 74
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 190.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 171.6 to 211.9
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to 0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Haywood 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 (2008-2012) is 43
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 197.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 172.0 to 226.5
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Houston 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 (2008-2012) is 23
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 202.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 166.4 to 244.3
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 1.5
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Jackson 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 (2008-2012) is 31
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 192.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 162.2 to 227.0
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to 1.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Moore 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 (2008-2012) is 13
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 148.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 113.9 to 190.9
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Morgan 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 (2008-2012) is 48
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 193.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 169.4 to 220.8
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Perry 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 (2008-2012) is 20
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 184.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 148.8 to 226.6
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to 1.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Pickett 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 (2008-2012) is 15
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 178.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 139.4 to 227.3
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to 1.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Putnam 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 (2008-2012) is 154
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 186.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.5 to 200.5
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Trousdale 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 (2008-2012) is 18
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 205.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 164.2 to 253.5
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to 1.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Van Buren 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 (2008-2012) is 13
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 174.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 133.8 to 225.5
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to 1.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Wayne 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 (2008-2012) is 42
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 195.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 169.4 to 224.4
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Bledsoe 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 (2008-2012) is 26
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 164.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 136.9 to 196.5
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Blount 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 (2008-2012) is 275
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 175.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 166.4 to 185.5
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Bradley 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 (2008-2012) is 207
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 185.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 174.5 to 197.7
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Cumberland 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 (2008-2012) is 171
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 175.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 163.2 to 188.5
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Franklin 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 (2008-2012) is 98
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 181.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 165.2 to 198.1
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- 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 2008 - 2012

**Hamilton 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 (2008-2012) is 705
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 174.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 169.1 to 180.9
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- 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 2008 - 2012

**Knox 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 (2008-2012) is 861
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 183.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 178.1 to 189.2
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.7
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Lawrence 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 (2008-2012) is 97
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 187.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 170.7 to 204.9
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Loudon 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 (2008-2012) is 122
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 164.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 151.4 to 178.9
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Madison 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 (2008-2012) is 194
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 180.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 168.8 to 192.0
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Rutherford 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 (2008-2012) is 358
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 182.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 173.6 to 191.2
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Sevier 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 (2008-2012) is 202
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 183.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 172.4 to 195.8
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Sumner 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 (2008-2012) is 281
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 167.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 158.2 to 176.2
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -6.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -10.8 to -1.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Washington 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 (2008-2012) is 266
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 179.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 169.9 to 189.6
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.9
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Wilson 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 (2008-2012) is 214
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 183.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 171.9 to 194.7
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Williamson County**

- The priority index is 9
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is below the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2008-2012) is 227
- The annual death rate (2008-2012) is 142.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 134.1 to 151.5
- The rate ratio is 0.8
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -3.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.6 to -2.2
- The recent trend period is 2008 - 2012

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/29/2015 8:39 am.

Trend

Rate Comparison

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trendestimates.^{2}**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 Ratio^{3}> 1.10**Similar**when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.**Below**when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio^{3}< 0.90** 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 (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.

^{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 1969-2013 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.

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