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All Cancer Sites, 2012-2016

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Met Healthy People Objective of 161.4?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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United States Yes 137.7 (137.4, 137.9) 280,047 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.4)
Kentucky No 164.8 (162.7, 167.0) 4,704 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.1, -0.6)
West Virginia Yes 161.4 (158.3, 164.5) 2,203 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.0, -0.7)
Mississippi Yes 156.3 (153.7, 158.8) 2,934 falling falling trend -0.7 (-0.9, -0.4)
Oklahoma Yes 154.9 (152.6, 157.1) 3,724 falling falling trend -0.7 (-0.9, -0.4)
District of Columbia Yes 152.8 (147.0, 158.7) 562 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.3)
Ohio Yes 151.8 (150.5, 153.0) 12,111 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.2, -1.0)
Tennessee Yes 151.7 (150.0, 153.4) 6,450 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.4)
Arkansas Yes 151.5 (149.0, 154.0) 2,962 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.7)
Louisiana Yes 150.8 (148.8, 152.9) 4,262 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.3)
Missouri Yes 150.2 (148.5, 151.9) 6,121 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
Indiana Yes 150.1 (148.4, 151.8) 6,277 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.4, -1.1)
Maine Yes 148.7 (145.3, 152.2) 1,539 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
Michigan Yes 147.7 (146.4, 149.0) 9,921 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.9)
Delaware Yes 146.1 (141.9, 150.5) 951 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.2)
Alaska Yes 145.8 (139.5, 152.4) 447 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.8)
Illinois Yes 145.7 (144.5, 146.9) 11,950 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.4, -1.2)
Alabama Yes 145.1 (143.2, 147.0) 4,662 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
Pennsylvania Yes 145.0 (143.9, 146.1) 13,817 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.5, -1.2)
Nevada Yes 143.9 (141.2, 146.6) 2,299 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.3)
Vermont Yes 142.3 (137.2, 147.5) 639 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.2, -0.8)
Oregon Yes 141.9 (139.9, 144.1) 3,758 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.2)
Kansas Yes 141.9 (139.4, 144.4) 2,619 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.6)
South Carolina Yes 141.4 (139.5, 143.3) 4,526 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
New Hampshire Yes 140.8 (137.3, 144.4) 1,285 stable stable trend 0.5 (-1.4, 2.5)
Rhode Island Yes 140.5 (136.6, 144.4) 1,083 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.5, -1.1)
Maryland Yes 139.9 (138.2, 141.7) 5,270 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.8, -1.5)
Iowa Yes 139.9 (137.6, 142.2) 3,032 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.2, -0.8)
Wisconsin Yes 139.7 (138.0, 141.5) 5,373 falling falling trend -0.8 (-0.9, -0.8)
North Carolina Yes 139.1 (137.8, 140.4) 8,892 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.5, -1.2)
Virginia Yes 137.3 (135.9, 138.8) 6,989 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.7, -1.4)
Georgia Yes 137.0 (135.6, 138.4) 7,736 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.6, -1.2)
Nebraska Yes 137.0 (134.0, 140.1) 1,649 falling falling trend -0.7 (-0.8, -0.5)
Washington Yes 136.6 (135.0, 138.3) 5,822 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.8, -1.5)
Montana Yes 136.6 (132.6, 140.7) 951 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.2, -0.8)
New Jersey Yes 136.0 (134.6, 137.3) 8,292 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.2, -1.8)
Massachusetts Yes 134.9 (133.4, 136.5) 6,311 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.2, -1.7)
South Dakota Yes 134.6 (130.1, 139.1) 750 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.0, -0.5)
Idaho Yes 133.6 (130.3, 137.0) 1,270 falling falling trend -0.7 (-0.9, -0.5)
Minnesota Yes 133.1 (131.4, 134.9) 4,632 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.4, -1.1)
New York Yes 132.4 (131.5, 133.3) 17,726 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.6, -1.5)
Texas Yes 129.4 (128.5, 130.2) 18,036 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.7, -1.5)
Florida Yes 129.0 (128.2, 129.8) 19,880 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.3)
Wyoming Yes 128.2 (122.7, 133.8) 440 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.3)
North Dakota Yes 128.1 (123.4, 133.0) 598 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.2, -0.9)
Connecticut Yes 127.0 (125.0, 129.1) 3,293 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.1, -1.7)
California Yes 126.7 (126.0, 127.4) 28,282 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.7, -1.5)
Arizona Yes 123.9 (122.4, 125.4) 5,295 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.6)
New Mexico Yes 123.1 (120.4, 125.9) 1,631 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.1, -0.8)
Colorado Yes 121.3 (119.5, 123.1) 3,592 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.3)
Hawaii 8 Yes 112.4 (109.3, 115.5) 1,096 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.0, -0.8)
Utah Yes 109.8 (107.2, 112.4) 1,405 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.1, -0.7)
Puerto Rico 8 Yes 93.2 (91.4, 94.9) 2,344 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.2, -0.7)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/07/2020 8:42 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 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 1969-2016 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.

Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page.
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.

Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer incidence statistics. 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.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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