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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan 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

Michigan (State)

United States

Schoolcraft County

Lake County

Montmorency County

Clare County

Arenac County

Roscommon County

Kalkaska County

Oscoda County

Wexford County

Wayne County

Newaygo County

Gladwin County

Gogebic County

Otsego County

Jackson County

Osceola County

Iosco County

Genesee County

Mason County

Missaukee County

St. Clair County

Muskegon County

Van Buren County

Calhoun County

Hillsdale County

Lapeer County

Menominee County

Shiawassee County

Montcalm County

Cheboygan County

Monroe County

Baraga County

Bay County

Tuscola County

Cass County

Huron County

Isabella County

Manistee County

Alpena County

Benzie County

Berrien County

St. Joseph County

Crawford County

Eaton County

Delta County

Macomb County

Lenawee County

Mecosta County

Alcona County

Ogemaw County

Luce County

Saginaw County

Ionia County

Dickinson County

Presque Isle County

Ontonagon County

Kalamazoo County

Chippewa County

Branch County

Sanilac County

Marquette County

Gratiot County

Emmet County

Antrim County

Charlevoix County

Iron County

Allegan County

Ingham County

Livingston County

Mackinac County

Kent County

Oakland County

Washtenaw County

Barry County

Houghton County

Midland County

Alger County

Oceana County

Grand Traverse County

Clinton County

Ottawa County

Leelanau County

Keweenaw County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/29/2016 1:13 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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