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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Alabama by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 0.0 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:

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

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


United States

Wilcox County

Macon County

Lowndes County

Walker County

Dallas County

Escambia County

Chambers County

Sumter County

Perry County

Bullock County

Russell County

Pike County

Jackson County

Lamar County

Bibb County

Barbour County

Lawrence County

Tallapoosa County

Covington County

Talladega County

Crenshaw County

Henry County

Clay County

Washington County

Etowah County

Marengo County

St. Clair County

Winston County

Geneva County

Calhoun County

Clarke County

Fayette County

Mobile County

Monroe County

Cullman County

Marion County

Lee County

Marshall County

Elmore County

Jefferson County

Colbert County

Blount County

Franklin County

Houston County

Morgan County

Chilton County

Butler County

Randolph County

Montgomery County

Dale County

Hale County

Lauderdale County

DeKalb County

Cherokee County

Choctaw County

Tuscaloosa County

Conecuh County

Coffee County

Autauga County

Coosa County

Baldwin County

Pickens County

Limestone County

Cleburne County

Madison County

Greene County

Shelby County

Created by on 05/20/2022 10:51 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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.

When displaying county information, the CI*Rank for the state is not shown because it's not comparable. To see the state CI*Rank please view the statistics at the US By State level.