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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Arkansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+

Sorted by Count

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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

Lafayette County

Calhoun County

Cleveland County

Woodruff County

Prairie County

Nevada County

Newton County

Dallas County

Lee County

Searcy County

Bradley County

Perry County

Desha County

Monroe County

Pike County

Montgomery County

Lincoln County

Sevier County

Little River County

Howard County

Scott County

Chicot County

Madison County

Fulton County

Izard County

Grant County

Stone County

Drew County

Hempstead County

Jackson County

Clark County

Cross County

Franklin County

Phillips County

Van Buren County

Yell County

St. Francis County

Randolph County

Conway County

Clay County

Marion County

Columbia County

Arkansas County

Lawrence County

Logan County

Johnson County

Ashley County

Polk County

Sharp County

Poinsett County

Ouachita County

Independence County

Carroll County

Cleburne County

Hot Spring County

Boone County

Greene County

Miller County

Mississippi County

Union County

Crittenden County

Pope County

Crawford County

Lonoke County

Baxter County

White County

Jefferson County

Craighead County

Faulkner County

Saline County

Sebastian County

Garland County

Washington County

Benton County

Pulaski County

Created by on 10/04/2023 12:28 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.