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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for West Virginia 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

West Virginia (State)

United States

Kanawha County

Barbour County

Berkeley County

Boone County

Braxton County

Brooke County

Cabell County

Calhoun County

Clay County

Doddridge County

Fayette County

Gilmer County

Grant County

Greenbrier County

Hampshire County

Hancock County

Hardy County

Harrison County

Jackson County

Jefferson County

Lewis County

Lincoln County

Logan County

Marion County

Marshall County

Mason County

McDowell County

Mercer County

Mineral County

Mingo County

Monongalia County

Monroe County

Morgan County

Nicholas County

Ohio County

Pendleton County

Pleasants County

Pocahontas County

Preston County

Putnam County

Raleigh County

Randolph County

Ritchie County

Roane County

Summers County

Taylor County

Tucker County

Tyler County

Upshur County

Wayne County

Webster County

Wetzel County

Wirt County

Wood County

Wyoming County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/06/2016 12:56 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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