## Interpretation of Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer Data

**Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2013**

Oregon Counties versus United States

All Cancer Sites

All Races, Both Sexes

Sorted by Priority Index

Oregon Counties versus United States

All Cancer Sites

All Races, Both Sexes

Sorted by Priority Index

**United States**

- The priority index is -
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is - the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 577,303
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 168.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 168.3 to 168.7
- The rate ratio is -0.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.5
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Oregon**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 7,712
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 169.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 168.0 to 171.4
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Curry County**

- The priority index is 4
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 88
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 189.8 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 171.5 to 210.3
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Columbia County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 108
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 185.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 169.9 to 202.6
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Coos County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 209
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 200.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 188.0 to 213.4
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.5
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Douglas County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 334
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 189.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 180.1 to 198.8
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.5
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Josephine County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 281
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 199.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 188.9 to 211.0
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Lincoln County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 152
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 199.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 185.2 to 215.7
- The rate ratio is 1.2
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Linn County**

- The priority index is 5
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is above the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 273
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 186.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 176.6 to 196.9
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to -0.2
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Baker County**

- The priority index is 6
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 46
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 169.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 147.8 to 194.2
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to 0.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Benton County**

- The priority index is 6
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 140
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 155.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 144.0 to 168.0
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to 0.3
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Gilliam County**

- The priority index is 6
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 5
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 174.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 110.4 to 267.9
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to 3.5
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Jefferson County**

- The priority index is 6
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 42
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 163.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 141.8 to 188.7
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is 0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to 1.0
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Morrow County**

- The priority index is 6
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 23
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 191.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 157.3 to 231.4
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.4 to 0.8
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Polk County**

- The priority index is 6
- The recent trend is stable
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 153
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 165.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 153.8 to 177.9
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.2
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Clackamas County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 720
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 160.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 154.9 to 165.7
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.5
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Clatsop County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 93
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 180.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 163.6 to 198.1
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.7
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Deschutes County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 305
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 154.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 146.5 to 162.4
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -0.9
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Harney County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 18
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 162.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 129.6 to 202.8
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -0.8
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Hood River County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 41
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 166.7 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 144.3 to 191.7
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.2
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Jackson County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 509
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 172.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 165.6 to 179.5
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.8
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Klamath County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 159
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 177.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 165.5 to 191.0
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Lake County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 17
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 139.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 110.7 to 174.1
- The rate ratio is 0.8
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to -0.6
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Lane County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 748
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 169.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 163.6 to 174.7
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.7
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Malheur County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 61
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 164.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 146.2 to 184.4
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Marion County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 586
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 168.9 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 162.8 to 175.3
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.1
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Multnomah County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 1,262
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 177.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 172.6 to 181.6
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.1
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Sherman County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 5
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 180.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.4 to 274.0
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.1 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Tillamook County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 67
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 165.1 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 147.4 to 184.8
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Umatilla County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 148
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 181.2 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 168.2 to 194.9
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Union County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 59
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 169.0 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 149.7 to 190.4
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Wallowa County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 20
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 150.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.5 to 186.2
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -0.3
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Wasco County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 66
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 185.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 165.2 to 207.6
- The rate ratio is 1.1
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Wheeler County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 4
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 144.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 88.8 to 241.2
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -3.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.0 to -0.8
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Yamhill County**

- The priority index is 8
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is similar to the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 193
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 168.6 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 157.9 to 179.8
- The rate ratio is 1.0
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.1
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Crook County**

- The priority index is 9
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is below the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 46
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 144.3 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 125.6 to 165.3
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.1 to -1.6
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Grant County**

- The priority index is 9
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is below the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 17
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 131.4 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.5 to 166.3
- The rate ratio is 0.8
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -2.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to -1.6
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Washington County**

- The priority index is 9
- The recent trend is falling
- This death rate is below the US rate
- The average deaths per year (2009-2013) is 713
- The annual death rate (2009-2013) is 145.5 per 100,000 with a 95% confidence interval from 140.6 to 150.5
- The rate ratio is 0.9
- The average annual percent change in death rates is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.4
- The recent trend period is 2009 - 2013

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/23/2017 8:49 am.

Trend

Rate Comparison

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trendestimates.^{2}**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.Rate Comparison

**Above**when 95% confident the rate is above and Rate Ratio^{3}> 1.10**Similar**when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.**Below**when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio^{3}< 0.90** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.

^{1}Priority indices were created by ordering from rates that are rising and above the comparison rate to rates that are falling and below the comparison rate.

^{2}Recent trend in death rates is Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) 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.

^{3}Rate ratio is the county rate divided by the US rate.

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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

Note: When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate. Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.

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