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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Cervix, 2009 - 2013

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-4
Reduce the death rate from cancer of the uterine cervix

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 2.2 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

Pennsylvania (State)

United States

Monroe County

Philadelphia County

Luzerne County

Dauphin County

Beaver County

York County

Northampton County

Delaware County

Allegheny County

Westmoreland County

Lancaster County

Bucks County

Lehigh County

Montgomery County

Adams County

Armstrong County

Bedford County

Berks County

Blair County

Bradford County

Butler County

Cambria County

Cameron County

Carbon County

Centre County

Chester County

Clarion County

Clearfield County

Clinton County

Columbia County

Crawford County

Cumberland County

Elk County

Erie County

Fayette County

Forest County

Franklin County

Fulton County

Greene County

Huntingdon County

Indiana County

Jefferson County

Juniata County

Lackawanna County

Lawrence County

Lebanon County

Lycoming County

McKean County

Mercer County

Mifflin County

Montour County

Northumberland County

Perry County

Pike County

Potter County

Schuylkill County

Snyder County

Somerset County

Sullivan County

Susquehanna County

Tioga County

Union County

Venango County

Warren County

Washington County

Wayne County

Wyoming County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/30/2016 6:17 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.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
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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