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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Alabama by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, 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

Walker County

Crenshaw County

Russell County

Escambia County

Jackson County

Chambers County

Macon County

Dallas County

Lawrence County

Barbour County

Marengo County

Geneva County

Henry County

Fayette County

Talladega County

Bibb County

Lamar County

Clay County

Blount County

Etowah County

Marion County

Covington County

Calhoun County

Colbert County

St. Clair County

Conecuh County

Lowndes County

Franklin County

Pike County

Mobile County

Perry County

Tallapoosa County

Randolph County

Cullman County

Marshall County

Dale County

Chilton County

Morgan County

Elmore County

Coffee County

Cherokee County

Lee County

Sumter County

Washington County

Monroe County

Coosa County

DeKalb County

Jefferson County

Winston County

Wilcox County

Autauga County

Montgomery County

Houston County

Lauderdale County

Madison County

Baldwin County

Greene County

Bullock County

Tuscaloosa County

Butler County

Limestone County

Cleburne County

Clarke County

Hale County

Choctaw County

Pickens County

Shelby County

Created by on 08/12/2022 1:53 pm.

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.