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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Arkansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

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

Prairie County

Lafayette County

Benton County

Washington County

Sevier County

Newton County

Hempstead County

Independence County

Carroll County

Pulaski County

Little River County

Sebastian County

Van Buren County

Saline County

Craighead County

Garland County

Desha County

Izard County

Faulkner County

Pope County

Marion County

Boone County

St. Francis County

Stone County

Conway County

Columbia County

Clark County

Madison County

Crawford County

Logan County

Hot Spring County

Baxter County

Montgomery County

Searcy County

Yell County

Howard County

Drew County

White County

Miller County

Perry County

Johnson County

Cleburne County

Fulton County

Bradley County

Phillips County

Pike County

Dallas County

Franklin County

Greene County

Grant County

Lonoke County

Cleveland County

Nevada County

Lincoln County

Scott County

Lee County

Jefferson County

Polk County

Mississippi County

Jackson County

Woodruff County

Arkansas County

Ashley County

Union County

Sharp County

Chicot County

Randolph County

Crittenden County

Ouachita County

Calhoun County

Poinsett County

Cross County

Lawrence County

Clay County

Monroe County

Created by on 08/13/2022 12:10 am.

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

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.