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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Alabama by County

Breast, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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

Lamar County

Escambia County

Marengo County

Montgomery County

Macon County

Marion County

Monroe County

Colbert County

Russell County

Jefferson County

Lee County

Morgan County

Pike County

Mobile County

Talladega County

Chambers County

Henry County

Butler County

Blount County

Tallapoosa County

Tuscaloosa County

Etowah County

Geneva County

Jackson County

Dallas County

Baldwin County

Dale County

DeKalb County

Randolph County

Calhoun County

Madison County

Winston County

Coffee County

Chilton County

Autauga County

Lawrence County

Houston County

Covington County

Franklin County

Walker County

Elmore County

Shelby County

Clarke County

Limestone County

Cullman County

St. Clair County

Lauderdale County

Marshall County

Barbour County Bibb County Bullock County Cherokee County Choctaw County Clay County Cleburne County Conecuh County Coosa County Crenshaw County Fayette County Greene County Hale County Lowndes County Perry County Pickens County Sumter County Washington County Wilcox County

Created by on 05/16/2022 5:38 am.

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

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clay, Cleburne, Conecuh, Coosa, Crenshaw, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Washington, Wilcox

† 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.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).

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.