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Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer

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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2015
South Dakota 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

Priority 3: rising and below

Priority 4: stable and above

McCook County 
Priority 6: stable and similar

Aurora County
Bennett County
Bon Homme County
Brookings County
Brule County
Butte County
Campbell County
Charles Mix County
Clark County
Clay County
Corson County
Dewey County
Douglas County
Fall River County
Faulk County
Grant County
Gregory County
Haakon County
Hand County
Hanson County
Hughes County
Jackson County
Jerauld County
Kingsbury County
Lyman County
Marshall County
McPherson County
Mellette County
Miner County
Moody County
Perkins County
Potter County
Roberts County
Sanborn County
Sully County
Todd County
Tripp County
Turner County 
Priority 7: stable and below

Priority 5: falling and above

Shannon County 
Priority 8: falling and similar

South Dakota
Beadle County
Brown County
Codington County
Davison County
Edmunds County
Hamlin County
Lawrence County
Meade County
Minnehaha County
Pennington County
Spink County
Stanley County
Union County
Walworth County 
Priority 9: falling and below

Custer County
Day County
Deuel County
Hutchinson County
Lake County
Lincoln County
Yankton County 
Created by on 06/24/2018 10:04 pm.
     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:
Buffalo County, Harding County, Hyde County, Jones County, Ziebach County