Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for United States by State

Lung & Bronchus, 2013

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-2
Reduce the lung cancer death rate

Sorted by Count
State
Met Healthy People Objective of 45.5? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
Average Deaths per Year
Recent Trend 2 Recent 5-Year Trend2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
United States Yes 43.4 (43.2, 43.6) 156,176 falling falling trend -2.4 (-2.6, -2.2)
California Yes 32.1 (31.5, 32.7) 12,464 falling falling trend -4.1 (-4.7, -3.4)
Florida Yes 42.6 (41.8, 43.4) 11,915 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.7, -2.2)
Texas Yes 38.7 (38.0, 39.6) 9,439 falling falling trend -3.1 (-3.5, -2.8)
New York Yes 39.6 (38.8, 40.5) 9,074 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.6, -1.5)
Pennsylvania Yes 45.1 (44.0, 46.1) 7,536 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.4, -1.6)
Ohio No 51.3 (50.1, 52.5) 7,258 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.2, -1.2)
Illinois No 45.9 (44.8, 47.1) 6,532 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.9, -1.6)
Michigan No 47.9 (46.6, 49.2) 5,758 falling falling trend -2.9 (-4.0, -1.7)
North Carolina No 49.1 (47.8, 50.5) 5,510 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.1, -1.6)
Georgia No 46.4 (45.0, 47.8) 4,594 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.0, -2.1)
Tennessee No 56.4 (54.7, 58.1) 4,315 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.8, -1.9)
Indiana No 54.3 (52.7, 56.1) 4,025 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.2, -1.3)
New Jersey Yes 38.6 (37.4, 39.8) 4,006 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.1, -2.4)
Missouri No 54.8 (53.1, 56.5) 4,000 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.1, -1.3)
Virginia Yes 43.4 (42.0, 44.8) 3,894 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.4, -2.6)
Kentucky No 69.5 (67.2, 71.9) 3,559 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.8, -0.8)
Massachusetts Yes 41.6 (40.2, 43.1) 3,332 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.6, -2.4)
Alabama No 54.7 (52.8, 56.7) 3,164 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.5, -1.1)
Washington Yes 39.9 (38.4, 41.3) 3,020 falling falling trend -4.3 (-6.2, -2.3)
Wisconsin Yes 42.5 (40.9, 44.1) 2,932 stable stable trend -2.9 (-6.0, 0.3)
South Carolina No 49.3 (47.5, 51.2) 2,833 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.0, -1.8)
Arizona Yes 35.3 (34.0, 36.7) 2,783 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.2, -2.3)
Louisiana No 53.8 (51.7, 55.9) 2,716 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.7, -1.6)
Maryland Yes 41.1 (39.5, 42.7) 2,672 falling falling trend -3.5 (-4.2, -2.8)
Oklahoma No 56.8 (54.6, 59.1) 2,490 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.7)
Minnesota Yes 39.0 (37.4, 40.6) 2,391 falling falling trend -2.9 (-3.7, -2.1)
Arkansas No 60.4 (57.8, 63.0) 2,168 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -0.8)
Oregon Yes 42.2 (40.3, 44.1) 2,008 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.6, -2.1)
Mississippi No 58.6 (56.1, 61.3) 1,975 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.7, -1.1)
Iowa No 46.8 (44.6, 49.1) 1,802 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.2, -1.0)
Connecticut Yes 37.7 (35.9, 39.6) 1,667 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.4, -2.0)
Colorado Yes 29.9 (28.4, 31.5) 1,561 falling falling trend -4.5 (-6.8, -2.1)
Kansas Yes 44.2 (41.9, 46.6) 1,446 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.3, -1.7)
West Virginia No 56.9 (54.0, 60.0) 1,437 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.9, -1.1)
Nevada Yes 45.5 (43.0, 48.0) 1,335 falling falling trend -2.9 (-3.6, -2.3)
Maine No 55.1 (51.7, 58.7) 1,025 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.8)
Nebraska Yes 42.8 (40.0, 45.7) 913 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.8, -0.9)
New Mexico Yes 30.5 (28.3, 32.8) 736 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.6, -1.0)
New Hampshire Yes 42.1 (39.0, 45.5) 691 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.9)
Rhode Island No 50.5 (46.7, 54.6) 665 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.2)
Idaho Yes 36.2 (33.4, 39.2) 628 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.8, -1.4)
Hawaii Yes 32.3 (29.6, 35.2) 556 falling falling trend -3.3 (-4.4, -2.2)
Delaware No 47.6 (43.7, 51.8) 552 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.8, -1.1)
Montana Yes 37.6 (34.3, 41.2) 490 falling falling trend -3.0 (-4.2, -1.8)
Utah Yes 18.7 (17.0, 20.6) 437 falling falling trend -3.0 (-4.5, -1.5)
South Dakota Yes 40.9 (37.0, 45.1) 415 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.8, 0.0)
Vermont Yes 42.5 (38.0, 47.3) 351 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.6)
North Dakota Yes 41.0 (36.7, 45.6) 344 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.9, -0.2)
Alaska No 47.3 (41.4, 53.7) 273 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.7, -0.9)
District of Columbia Yes 42.7 (37.6, 48.4) 259 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.1, -2.0)
Wyoming Yes 35.9 (31.3, 41.0) 230 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.7, -1.5)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/30/2016 8:25 pm.
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).

Trend
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.
1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version 4.3.0.0). 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, 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 1969-2014 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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