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Death Rate Report for Arkansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2014-2018

White Non-Hispanic, Both Sexes, All Ages

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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 *** 177.9 (175.8, 180.0) N/A 5,596 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.9, -1.1)
United States 6 *** 160.2 (160.0, 160.4) N/A 465,913 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.1, -1.5)
Monroe County *** 289.9 (231.6, 361.2) 1 (1, 22) 20 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.6, 1.7)
Woodruff County *** 255.6 (206.8, 314.7) 2 (1, 42) 20 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.4, 1.1)
Clay County *** 245.7 (217.3, 277.4) 3 (1, 23) 56 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.5, 0.6)
Calhoun County *** 245.2 (190.3, 313.7) 4 (1, 66) 15 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.3, 1.2)
Cross County *** 234.4 (202.8, 269.9) 5 (1, 40) 41 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.8, 0.6)
Poinsett County *** 230.8 (206.5, 257.4) 6 (1, 30) 68 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.8, 0.3)
Jackson County *** 228.6 (199.1, 261.7) 7 (1, 40) 45 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.1, 1.4)
Lawrence County *** 222.2 (195.8, 251.5) 8 (1, 42) 53 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Arkansas County *** 213.4 (184.8, 245.7) 9 (2, 58) 43 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.4)
Lee County *** 211.1 (163.1, 272.1) 10 (1, 74) 13 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.4, 0.5)
Polk County *** 210.0 (186.3, 236.3) 11 (3, 54) 63 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.1)
Randolph County *** 207.9 (182.5, 236.2) 12 (2, 61) 51 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.8, 0.7)
Sharp County *** 203.9 (180.4, 230.2) 13 (3, 61) 60 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.6, 0.7)
Phillips County *** 202.4 (165.5, 246.8) 14 (2, 73) 24 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.7)
Crittenden County *** 201.8 (179.2, 226.8) 15 (4, 59) 61 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.2)
Chicot County *** 201.6 (158.1, 257.0) 16 (1, 74) 17 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.7, 0.9)
Grant County *** 200.8 (175.2, 229.4) 17 (3, 66) 46 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.7)
Union County *** 200.4 (180.1, 222.7) 18 (5, 60) 75 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.0)
Johnson County *** 198.9 (176.1, 224.1) 19 (4, 63) 58 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.6, 0.8)
Mississippi County *** 197.9 (177.0, 220.8) 20 (5, 62) 68 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.1)
Yell County *** 197.8 (173.8, 224.8) 21 (4, 66) 51 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.3)
Ashley County *** 197.0 (170.7, 226.8) 22 (3, 69) 43 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.6, 0.0)
Nevada County *** 196.6 (155.2, 247.3) 23 (2, 74) 17 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.2, -0.3)
Ouachita County *** 195.1 (169.5, 224.2) 24 (4, 70) 45 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.7)
Jefferson County *** 194.5 (176.7, 214.0) 25 (8, 61) 93 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.3)
Lonoke County *** 193.8 (178.9, 209.5) 26 (9, 59) 131 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.1, -0.1)
Crawford County *** 193.1 (178.6, 208.5) 27 (9, 58) 137 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.5)
White County *** 192.0 (179.2, 205.5) 28 (10, 56) 171 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.6)
Madison County *** 191.1 (164.6, 221.0) 29 (4, 72) 40 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.1)
Drew County *** 190.3 (161.7, 223.1) 30 (4, 74) 33 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.1, 0.3)
Fulton County *** 188.4 (161.2, 219.7) 31 (4, 73) 39 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.7)
Baxter County *** 188.3 (173.8, 204.0) 32 (12, 63) 154 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.9, -0.3)
Marion County *** 187.7 (164.6, 214.0) 33 (6, 71) 56 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Miller County *** 186.7 (168.1, 206.9) 34 (9, 69) 77 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.1)
Lincoln County *** 185.6 (152.5, 224.6) 35 (3, 74) 22 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.4, 0.9)
Bradley County *** 185.5 (150.3, 228.4) 36 (3, 74) 21 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.4)
Franklin County *** 185.4 (161.4, 212.3) 37 (7, 73) 45 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.0)
Perry County *** 183.8 (153.1, 219.8) 38 (5, 74) 27 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.8, 0.8)
Cleburne County *** 183.3 (165.4, 203.1) 39 (11, 71) 84 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.7, 0.4)
Logan County *** 183.1 (161.9, 206.7) 40 (8, 72) 56 falling falling trend -7.3 (-13.9, -0.2)
Hot Spring County *** 183.1 (164.7, 203.1) 41 (12, 72) 76 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.1)
Montgomery County *** 182.8 (150.2, 221.8) 42 (4, 74) 28 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.1, 0.8)
Cleveland County *** 182.4 (146.8, 225.1) 43 (3, 75) 19 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.5, 0.0)
Sebastian County *** 182.0 (171.5, 193.1) 44 (20, 62) 233 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.3)
Greene County *** 180.3 (164.1, 197.6) 45 (16, 71) 94 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.2)
Sevier County *** 179.6 (149.0, 215.1) 46 (6, 74) 26 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.9, -0.1)
Prairie County *** 179.4 (144.7, 221.2) 47 (4, 75) 21 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.0, 0.3)
Newton County *** 178.5 (144.9, 219.0) 48 (4, 75) 23 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.3)
Scott County *** 178.3 (147.9, 214.0) 49 (5, 74) 26 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.8, 0.2)
Conway County *** 177.1 (154.6, 202.4) 50 (10, 74) 46 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Independence County *** 176.7 (159.5, 195.3) 51 (16, 73) 81 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.3)
Boone County *** 176.3 (160.2, 193.8) 52 (17, 72) 93 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.2, -0.2)
Pope County *** 176.0 (162.1, 190.9) 53 (21, 71) 121 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.1, -0.1)
Dallas County *** 175.2 (131.4, 232.1) 54 (2, 75) 13 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.6, 0.8)
Stone County *** 174.8 (149.6, 204.2) 55 (8, 74) 39 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.5)
Clark County *** 173.9 (148.8, 202.7) 56 (10, 74) 36 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Saline County *** 172.7 (162.9, 183.0) 57 (31, 70) 240 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.9, -0.3)
Izard County *** 170.6 (147.1, 197.8) 58 (12, 74) 41 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.0, -0.3)
Garland County *** 169.7 (160.1, 180.0) 59 (35, 71) 250 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.6, -0.8)
Lafayette County *** 169.5 (127.8, 223.7) 60 (3, 75) 13 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.9, 0.9)
Pike County *** 169.3 (140.6, 203.0) 61 (9, 75) 25 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.4, 0.7)
Searcy County *** 167.6 (138.1, 203.2) 62 (9, 75) 24 stable stable trend -12.2 (-22.9, 0.1)
Faulkner County *** 167.4 (156.3, 179.1) 63 (35, 73) 176 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.0, -0.3)
Craighead County *** 167.2 (156.0, 179.1) 64 (35, 72) 169 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.5)
Columbia County *** 163.9 (139.9, 191.5) 65 (15, 75) 35 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.0)
Desha County *** 163.6 (127.8, 208.4) 66 (6, 75) 15 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.5)
Howard County *** 163.1 (134.3, 197.3) 67 (11, 75) 23 falling falling trend -5.7 (-8.7, -2.7)
Washington County *** 161.4 (153.2, 170.0) 68 (48, 73) 298 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.5, -1.3)
Carroll County *** 160.6 (143.0, 180.3) 69 (30, 75) 67 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.6)
Van Buren County *** 158.9 (138.9, 181.9) 70 (26, 75) 48 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.5)
Benton County *** 158.7 (151.6, 166.0) 71 (54, 74) 383 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.9, -0.4)
Pulaski County *** 157.7 (151.4, 164.2) 72 (56, 74) 501 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.7, -1.2)
St. Francis County *** 157.0 (131.5, 187.1) 73 (20, 75) 28 stable stable trend -1.0 (-1.9, 0.0)
Hempstead County *** 142.8 (120.3, 169.0) 74 (37, 75) 30 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.7)
Little River County *** 121.2 (96.6, 151.2) 75 (60, 75) 18 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.8, -0.5)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/18/2021 8:00 am.

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.

6 Hispanic mortality recent trend data for the United States has been excluded for the following states: Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma. The data on Hispanic and non-Hispanic mortality for these states may be unreliable for the time period used in the generation of the recent trend (1990 - 2018) and has been excluded from the calculation of the United States recent trend. This was based on the NCHS Policy.


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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