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## Interpretation of Death Rates Data

### Death Rate Report by StateAll Cancer Sites, 2018-2022All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 65+Sorted by Name

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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:

• 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.

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

Other Notes

• Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
• Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

#### United States

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 844.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 842.9 to 845.1 and 441,232 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : N/A
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.5.

#### Wyoming

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 843.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 817.0 to 871.1 and 780 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 35 (18, 42)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.2.

#### Wisconsin

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 883.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 875.3 to 892.1 and 8,698 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 18 (13, 26)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.3.

#### West Virginia

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 965.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 951.1 to 980.6 and 3,367 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 4 (2, 5)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -1.0.

#### Washington

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 863.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 855.4 to 870.9 and 9,832 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 26 (23, 34)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.3.

#### Virginia

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 859.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 852.2 to 866.5 and 11,230 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 31 (25, 35)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.4.

#### Vermont

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 876.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 852.6 to 900.4 and 1,066 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 24 (12, 36)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.9.

#### Utah

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 715.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 702.6 to 728.3 and 2,460 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 50 (50, 51)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to -0.7.

#### Texas

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 825.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 821.1 to 829.7 and 29,106 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 39 (36, 42)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -1.1.

#### Tennessee

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 927.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 918.9 to 935.3 and 10,119 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 7 (6, 11)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -1.2.

#### South Dakota

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 888.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 866.6 to 910.8 and 1,299 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 15 (8, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.8.

#### South Carolina

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 878.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 869.6 to 887.6 and 7,659 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 22 (14, 28)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.2.

#### Rhode Island

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 857.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 838.5 to 876.3 and 1,628 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 32 (17, 37)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.4.

#### Puerto Rico (8)

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 544.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 537.0 to 552.3 and 3,927 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : N/A
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.8 to 0.0.

#### Pennsylvania

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 886.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 881.5 to 892.4 and 20,944 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 17 (13, 23)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.4.

#### Oregon

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 882.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 873.0 to 892.8 and 6,348 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 20 (13, 27)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.3.

#### Oklahoma

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 983.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 972.5 to 995.0 and 5,963 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 2 (1, 4)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to -0.6.

#### Ohio

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 916.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 910.6 to 922.7 and 18,104 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 10 (7, 14)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.4 to -1.5.

#### North Dakota

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 804.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 781.1 to 827.3 and 975 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 42 (36, 47)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -3.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.2 to -1.5.

#### North Carolina

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 883.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 876.9 to 889.9 and 14,510 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 19 (14, 25)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -1.2.

#### New York

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 738.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 734.2 to 742.6 and 24,565 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 49 (49, 49)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -2.5.

#### New Mexico

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 765.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 752.4 to 778.3 and 2,757 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 48 (43, 48)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -1.2.

#### New Jersey

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 783.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 776.6 to 789.5 and 11,653 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 44 (42, 46)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.2 to -2.1.

#### New Hampshire

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 860.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 843.4 to 876.9 and 2,102 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 30 (18, 37)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.5.

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 861.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 848.8 to 873.3 and 3,960 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 29 (21, 36)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -1.6.

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 863.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 848.1 to 878.0 and 2,635 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 27 (17, 36)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -1.0.

#### Montana

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 843.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 825.0 to 862.0 and 1,642 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 36 (25, 41)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.3.

#### Missouri

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 922.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 914.2 to 931.1 and 9,418 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 8 (6, 13)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -1.1.

#### Mississippi

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 978.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 965.9 to 991.7 and 4,542 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 3 (1, 4)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.8.

#### Minnesota

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 846.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 837.6 to 854.8 and 7,627 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 34 (30, 37)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -1.2.

#### Michigan

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 913.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 907.0 to 920.1 and 15,445 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 12 (8, 14)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.0.

#### Massachusetts

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 828.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 821.0 to 836.1 and 9,530 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 38 (35, 41)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.6.

#### Maryland

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 823.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 815.4 to 831.9 and 7,768 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 40 (36, 42)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -1.8.

#### Maine

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 918.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 902.3 to 934.7 and 2,534 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 9 (6, 15)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.3.

#### Louisiana

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 916.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 906.1 to 926.4 and 6,451 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 11 (7, 14)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.5.

#### Kentucky

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 1,001.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 990.7 to 1,011.7 and 7,153 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 1 (1, 2)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -1.1.

#### Kansas

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 877.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 865.6 to 890.1 and 4,062 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 23 (14, 31)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.9.

#### Iowa

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 874.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 863.4 to 885.9 and 4,787 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 25 (14, 31)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -1.1.

#### Indiana

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 945.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 937.0 to 953.9 and 9,876 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 5 (4, 6)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -1.1.

#### Illinois

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 879.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 873.2 to 885.0 and 17,481 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 21 (15, 26)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.6.

#### Idaho

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 835.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 820.4 to 851.2 and 2,326 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 37 (30, 42)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to -1.2.

#### Hawaii (8)

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 692.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 678.0 to 706.3 and 1,912 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 51 (50, 51)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.9.

#### Georgia

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 862.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 855.8 to 869.7 and 12,397 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 28 (24, 34)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.3.

#### Florida

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 775.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 772.2 to 779.6 and 34,704 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 45 (44, 48)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.4.

#### District of Columbia

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 852.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 824.2 to 881.4 and 705 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 33 (14, 41)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.9.

#### Delaware

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 902.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 883.0 to 922.7 and 1,633 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 13 (6, 24)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.2.

#### Connecticut

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 817.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 807.0 to 827.5 and 4,984 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 41 (36, 42)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.3.

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 775.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 766.4 to 784.2 and 6,024 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 46 (42, 48)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.2.

#### California

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 784.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 781.0 to 787.6 and 44,124 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 43 (42, 45)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.3.

#### Arkansas

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 936.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 924.2 to 948.4 and 4,685 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 6 (5, 10)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.2.

#### Arizona

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 768.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 761.6 to 775.5 and 9,562 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 47 (45, 48)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -1.2.

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 895.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 865.1 to 926.5 and 725 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 14 (6, 34)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.0.

#### Alabama

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 888.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 879.1 to 897.5 and 7,375 average annual deaths over 2018-2022.
• CI*Rank ⋔ : 16 (13, 24)
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.2.

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/11/2024 10:16 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
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.

† 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 2030 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 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
‡ The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
8 Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.