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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Alabama by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 25.1 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

Choctaw County

Montgomery County

Shelby County

Perry County

Madison County

Lowndes County

Pickens County

Limestone County

Hale County

Tuscaloosa County

Washington County

Monroe County

Butler County

Houston County

Clarke County

Baldwin County

Lee County

Jefferson County

Marengo County

Wilcox County

Autauga County

Lauderdale County

Conecuh County

Greene County

Chambers County

Macon County

Mobile County

Elmore County

Randolph County

Bullock County

Coosa County

Lamar County

DeKalb County

Henry County

Pike County

Dallas County

Morgan County

Cleburne County

Dale County

Coffee County

Tallapoosa County

Chilton County

Cullman County

Winston County

Marion County

Cherokee County

Etowah County

Bibb County

Talladega County

Colbert County

Blount County

Franklin County

St. Clair County

Clay County

Fayette County

Calhoun County

Russell County

Crenshaw County

Covington County

Marshall County

Barbour County

Jackson County

Lawrence County

Sumter County

Escambia County

Geneva County

Walker County

Created by on 11/30/2023 10:19 pm.

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

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.

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.