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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 Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC)
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Met Healthy People Objective of 161.4? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Recent Trend 2 Recent 5-Year Trend2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Rhode Island (State) No 171.3 (168.1, 174.6) 2,226 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.8, -1.4)
United States No 168.5 (168.3, 168.7) 577,303 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.5)
Kent County No 184.1 (176.0, 192.5) 410 stable stable trend 1.7 (-2.6, 6.1)
Providence County No 173.6 (169.2, 178.1) 1,254 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.2)
Newport County No 164.0 (153.6, 175.0) 193 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.1)
Washington County No 162.2 (153.3, 171.5) 265 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.2)
Bristol County Yes 142.2 (129.8, 155.6) 104 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.5, -1.1)
Created by on 04/29/2017 1:22 am.
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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 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.