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Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer

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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2015
Idaho Counties versus United States

All Cancer Sites
All Races, Both Sexes

  Above US Rate Similar to US Rate Below US Rate
Priority 1: rising and above

Priority 2: rising and similar

Caribou County 
Priority 3: rising and below

Priority 4: stable and above

Benewah County
Gem County
Nez Perce County
Shoshone County 
Priority 6: stable and similar

Bear Lake County
Boise County
Boundary County
Butte County
Cassia County
Custer County
Fremont County
Gooding County
Idaho County
Latah County
Lemhi County
Lewis County
Lincoln County
Oneida County
Owyhee County
Power County
Washington County 
Priority 7: stable and below

Franklin County
Jefferson County 
Priority 5: falling and above

Priority 8: falling and similar

Ada County
Adams County
Bonner County
Canyon County
Clearwater County
Elmore County
Jerome County
Kootenai County
Minidoka County
Payette County
Twin Falls County 
Priority 9: falling and below

Bannock County
Bingham County
Blaine County
Bonneville County
Madison County
Valley County 
Created by on 06/24/2018 10:53 am.
     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 Ratio3 > 1.10
     Similar     when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.
     Below     when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio3 < 0.90

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 usually an Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version Due to data availability issues, the time period and/or calculation method used in the calculation of the trends 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 1969-2015 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.

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).

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trend estimates:
Camas County, Clark County

Trend for the following could not be reliably determined due to small number of deaths per year:
Teton County