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Death Rate Report for Arkansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2014-2018

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 65+

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Met Healthy People Objective of ***?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Arkansas *** 973.1 (960.4, 985.9) N/A 4,580 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.2)
United States *** 888.4 (887.2, 889.6) N/A 423,040 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.5)
Monroe County *** 1,293.7 (1,054.0, 1,571.4) 1 (1, 58) 20 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.5, 0.5)
Clay County *** 1,278.0 (1,107.1, 1,467.8) 2 (1, 32) 40 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.4, 0.7)
Woodruff County *** 1,245.8 (996.1, 1,538.8) 3 (1, 70) 18 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.3, 1.2)
Jackson County *** 1,221.0 (1,047.6, 1,415.1) 4 (1, 52) 36 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.1, 1.4)
Lawrence County *** 1,200.4 (1,037.0, 1,382.3) 5 (1, 48) 39 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.8, 0.9)
Calhoun County *** 1,198.8 (915.3, 1,541.5) 6 (1, 75) 12 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.7, 0.5)
Cross County *** 1,197.5 (1,022.8, 1,393.1) 7 (1, 56) 34 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.1, -0.2)
Chicot County *** 1,189.5 (989.6, 1,417.6) 8 (1, 66) 25 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.4, 1.2)
Ashley County *** 1,167.0 (1,016.2, 1,333.9) 9 (1, 55) 44 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.3, 0.0)
Poinsett County *** 1,165.9 (1,019.9, 1,327.0) 10 (1, 52) 47 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.8, 0.3)
Crittenden County *** 1,159.6 (1,041.4, 1,287.5) 11 (1, 43) 72 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.3)
Union County *** 1,124.7 (1,012.8, 1,245.6) 12 (2, 47) 75 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.8, 0.1)
Phillips County *** 1,123.3 (964.7, 1,300.4) 13 (1, 68) 36 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.2, -0.7)
Ouachita County *** 1,112.1 (977.4, 1,260.2) 14 (1, 61) 50 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.5, 0.9)
Polk County *** 1,097.6 (961.2, 1,247.9) 15 (1, 63) 47 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.1)
Bradley County *** 1,095.7 (899.8, 1,321.5) 16 (1, 73) 22 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.2, 1.0)
Grant County *** 1,090.1 (925.6, 1,275.3) 17 (1, 71) 32 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.6)
Lonoke County *** 1,078.7 (982.8, 1,181.5) 18 (4, 53) 95 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.0, 0.1)
Yell County *** 1,054.4 (909.9, 1,215.2) 19 (2, 72) 38 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1)
Randolph County *** 1,052.9 (903.9, 1,219.4) 20 (2, 73) 36 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.8, 0.8)
Dallas County *** 1,051.1 (833.0, 1,308.3) 21 (1, 75) 16 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.2)
Marion County *** 1,043.5 (908.8, 1,192.5) 22 (3, 72) 45 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.3)
Pike County *** 1,041.4 (849.9, 1,263.2) 23 (1, 75) 21 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 1.0)
Sharp County *** 1,034.9 (903.1, 1,180.7) 24 (3, 71) 45 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.9, 0.6)
White County *** 1,031.5 (950.5, 1,117.6) 25 (8, 62) 121 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.4)
Jefferson County *** 1,018.8 (934.7, 1,108.4) 26 (10, 65) 111 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.7)
Lincoln County *** 1,002.2 (812.6, 1,222.5) 27 (2, 75) 20 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.5, 1.1)
Conway County *** 1,001.9 (866.6, 1,152.4) 28 (4, 73) 40 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.1)
Crawford County *** 1,001.1 (912.3, 1,096.1) 29 (9, 68) 95 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.3)
Nevada County *** 1,000.0 (795.4, 1,241.3) 30 (1, 75) 17 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.7, 0.0)
Arkansas County *** 999.6 (850.6, 1,167.1) 31 (3, 75) 32 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.9, -0.4)
Cleveland County *** 999.2 (789.1, 1,247.9) 32 (1, 75) 16 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.7, -0.1)
Mississippi County *** 998.2 (886.7, 1,120.0) 33 (8, 72) 60 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.4, -0.1)
Logan County *** 996.4 (863.1, 1,144.4) 34 (4, 74) 40 falling falling trend -5.1 (-8.9, -1.2)
Cleburne County *** 993.2 (888.0, 1,107.4) 35 (8, 72) 65 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.8, 0.4)
Pope County *** 990.3 (900.8, 1,086.4) 36 (12, 71) 91 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.1)
Howard County *** 990.1 (815.8, 1,190.5) 37 (2, 75) 23 stable stable trend -16.3 (-36.3, 9.8)
Drew County *** 989.4 (837.8, 1,160.4) 38 (3, 75) 30 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.3)
Madison County *** 984.7 (824.4, 1,166.9) 39 (3, 75) 27 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.5)
Perry County *** 982.5 (796.2, 1,199.5) 40 (2, 75) 20 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.7, 1.1)
Lee County *** 976.9 (773.6, 1,216.8) 41 (2, 75) 16 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.1)
Fulton County *** 974.0 (822.4, 1,145.3) 42 (5, 75) 30 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.6)
Miller County *** 971.2 (868.8, 1,082.2) 43 (11, 72) 67 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1)
Faulkner County *** 966.9 (893.5, 1,044.6) 44 (16, 70) 132 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.2)
Johnson County *** 959.5 (828.6, 1,105.2) 45 (9, 75) 39 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.5, 1.0)
Hot Spring County *** 959.4 (848.9, 1,080.2) 46 (11, 74) 56 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.1)
Desha County *** 956.2 (776.1, 1,165.3) 47 (3, 75) 20 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.5)
Baxter County *** 954.6 (879.4, 1,034.5) 48 (19, 71) 119 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.4)
Sebastian County *** 954.5 (892.2, 1,020.0) 49 (22, 69) 178 stable stable trend -6.2 (-12.0, 0.0)
Craighead County *** 951.1 (878.5, 1,028.1) 50 (19, 71) 129 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.3)
Scott County *** 941.0 (760.5, 1,151.5) 51 (4, 75) 19 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.0, 0.5)
St. Francis County *** 939.6 (805.6, 1,089.6) 52 (10, 75) 36 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.9, -1.2)
Columbia County *** 938.4 (808.6, 1,083.1) 53 (11, 75) 38 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.1)
Sevier County *** 937.1 (768.5, 1,131.6) 54 (4, 75) 22 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.1, -0.3)
Franklin County *** 932.5 (789.5, 1,093.8) 55 (8, 75) 30 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.1)
Boone County *** 932.4 (835.7, 1,037.1) 56 (16, 75) 68 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.2)
Saline County *** 931.3 (870.0, 995.8) 57 (25, 72) 176 falling falling trend -0.5 (-0.9, -0.1)
Pulaski County *** 929.4 (892.9, 967.0) 58 (36, 68) 505 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.0, -1.2)
Greene County *** 924.5 (823.8, 1,034.2) 59 (16, 75) 62 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.1, 0.4)
Independence County *** 921.9 (818.2, 1,035.0) 60 (16, 75) 58 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.4)
Garland County *** 919.8 (863.7, 978.4) 61 (30, 73) 203 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.1)
Newton County *** 917.2 (731.2, 1,136.0) 62 (5, 75) 17 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.4, 1.2)
Searcy County *** 905.3 (724.3, 1,118.0) 63 (5, 75) 17 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.0, -0.3)
Washington County *** 905.3 (852.1, 960.8) 64 (35, 73) 222 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.8, -1.0)
Stone County *** 903.4 (761.4, 1,064.2) 65 (9, 75) 29 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.9, -1.0)
Izard County *** 898.5 (761.6, 1,053.0) 66 (12, 75) 31 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.2)
Montgomery County *** 894.3 (730.2, 1,084.1) 67 (7, 75) 21 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.4, 0.6)
Benton County *** 888.8 (843.2, 936.2) 68 (42, 74) 289 falling falling trend -0.5 (-0.8, -0.3)
Van Buren County *** 886.9 (762.9, 1,025.2) 69 (17, 75) 37 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.0)
Prairie County *** 875.5 (697.2, 1,085.6) 70 (9, 75) 17 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.8, -0.3)
Lafayette County *** 873.4 (677.9, 1,107.9) 71 (6, 75) 14 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.6, 0.1)
Hempstead County *** 866.9 (739.2, 1,010.3) 72 (18, 75) 33 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.9, -0.3)
Clark County *** 865.1 (733.0, 1,014.1) 73 (15, 75) 31 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.5, -0.1)
Carroll County *** 849.1 (744.5, 964.3) 74 (28, 75) 49 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.9, -0.5)
Little River County *** 792.0 (639.9, 969.4) 75 (22, 75) 19 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.5, -0.4)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/22/2021 8:15 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Trend
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 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 1969-2017 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.
⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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.

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