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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Indiana by County

All Cancer Sites, 2009 - 2013

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


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-1
Reduce the overall cancer death rate

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 161.4 is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Death Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The death rate is based upon 100,000 people and is for 5 year(s). Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population (the Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal).

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC:

AAPC (95% Confidence Interval) - The Average Annual Percent Change is the change in rate over time. These AAPCs are based upon APCs that were calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version 4.3.0.0)

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Other Notes

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Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

Indiana (State)

United States

Switzerland County

Starke County

Fayette County

Rush County

Jackson County

Scott County

Owen County

Fountain County

Vermillion County

Fulton County

Perry County

White County

Jennings County

Sullivan County

Washington County

Jasper County

Wayne County

Jay County

Grant County

Orange County

Ripley County

Vigo County

Marion County

Morgan County

Randolph County

Greene County

Lawrence County

Putnam County

Huntington County

Ohio County

Madison County

Lake County

Martin County

Newton County

Clinton County

Dearborn County

LaPorte County

Union County

Henry County

Brown County

Clark County

Blackford County

Cass County

Kosciusko County

Boone County

Decatur County

Noble County

Clay County

Crawford County

Franklin County

DeKalb County

Bartholomew County

Wabash County

Delaware County

Hancock County

Shelby County

Knox County

Harrison County

Miami County

Pulaski County

Vanderburgh County

St. Joseph County

Whitley County

Floyd County

Porter County

Dubois County

Warren County

Daviess County

Spencer County

Pike County

Benton County

Steuben County

Howard County

Parke County

Montgomery County

Allen County

Elkhart County

Gibson County

Jefferson County

Tippecanoe County

Posey County

Monroe County

LaGrange County

Hendricks County

Carroll County

Johnson County

Warrick County

Marshall County

Adams County

Tipton County

Wells County

Hamilton County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/29/2016 8:05 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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