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Death Rate Report for Arkansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White (includes 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 *** 172.6 (170.5, 174.6) N/A 5,653 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.9, -1.6)
United States *** 153.4 (153.2, 153.6) N/A 505,697 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.2, -1.7)
Pulaski County *** 150.9 (144.9, 157.2) 73 (59, 75) 497 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.3)
Benton County *** 153.3 (146.6, 160.2) 71 (56, 75) 403 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.0, -0.5)
Washington County *** 153.9 (146.2, 161.9) 70 (53, 75) 308 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.5, -1.4)
Garland County *** 165.9 (156.4, 175.9) 58 (37, 71) 251 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.4)
Saline County *** 163.4 (154.1, 173.2) 62 (40, 72) 237 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.0, -0.4)
Sebastian County *** 169.5 (159.6, 179.8) 52 (31, 69) 231 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.5)
Faulkner County *** 164.1 (153.3, 175.4) 61 (37, 73) 180 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.0, -0.4)
Craighead County *** 164.1 (153.2, 175.7) 60 (36, 73) 172 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.5, -0.7)
White County *** 180.6 (168.3, 193.6) 39 (16, 61) 165 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.8)
Baxter County *** 188.9 (174.4, 204.5) 29 (10, 57) 157 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.9, -0.3)
Crawford County *** 182.2 (168.5, 196.7) 37 (13, 62) 136 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.7)
Lonoke County *** 190.7 (176.2, 206.0) 25 (8, 56) 133 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.2, -0.2)
Pope County *** 167.9 (154.7, 182.0) 53 (27, 73) 122 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.3)
Greene County *** 188.8 (172.5, 206.3) 31 (8, 58) 101 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.2)
Jefferson County *** 199.7 (181.7, 219.4) 15 (4, 51) 96 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.3)
Boone County *** 173.8 (158.1, 190.7) 49 (19, 72) 95 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.3)
Cleburne County *** 179.1 (161.7, 198.3) 43 (13, 69) 84 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.8, 0.2)
Miller County *** 189.0 (170.6, 209.0) 28 (7, 60) 80 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.0)
Independence County *** 161.6 (145.6, 179.0) 64 (30, 75) 77 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.6, -0.5)
Hot Spring County *** 178.8 (160.8, 198.4) 44 (12, 70) 75 stable stable trend -0.5 (-0.9, 0.0)
Union County *** 193.7 (173.9, 215.5) 22 (5, 60) 73 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.1)
Carroll County *** 158.3 (141.4, 177.0) 66 (32, 75) 69 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.8, -0.8)
Mississippi County *** 195.4 (174.8, 217.9) 20 (4, 60) 68 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.1, -0.1)
Poinsett County *** 221.8 (198.1, 247.8) 6 (1, 33) 67 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.8, 0.2)
Polk County *** 199.5 (177.4, 224.0) 16 (3, 59) 63 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.1, 0.0)
Sharp County *** 207.5 (184.2, 233.6) 12 (2, 51) 63 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.5, 0.7)
Johnson County *** 194.5 (172.8, 218.3) 21 (4, 62) 61 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.6)
Crittenden County *** 199.1 (176.7, 223.8) 17 (3, 61) 60 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.1)
Logan County *** 177.7 (156.9, 200.8) 46 (10, 73) 55 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.2, -0.1)
Marion County *** 180.1 (157.4, 205.9) 40 (8, 74) 55 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1)
Randolph County *** 216.2 (190.6, 244.6) 8 (1, 43) 55 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Clay County *** 232.2 (204.7, 262.9) 4 (1, 31) 53 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.6, 0.5)
Lawrence County *** 215.6 (189.9, 244.2) 9 (1, 44) 52 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.6)
Ouachita County *** 217.2 (189.9, 247.9) 7 (1, 47) 49 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 0.9)
Yell County *** 177.5 (155.7, 201.7) 48 (9, 74) 49 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.6)
Van Buren County *** 157.7 (137.8, 180.5) 67 (21, 75) 48 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.6)
Franklin County *** 187.5 (163.8, 214.0) 33 (5, 70) 47 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.1)
Conway County *** 170.2 (148.3, 194.8) 51 (12, 75) 45 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1)
Grant County *** 185.5 (161.6, 212.3) 34 (5, 72) 44 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.9, 0.5)
Jackson County *** 214.6 (186.0, 247.0) 10 (1, 53) 42 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.3, 1.2)
Arkansas County *** 209.3 (181.0, 241.3) 11 (1, 55) 42 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.3)
Ashley County *** 184.5 (159.7, 212.7) 35 (5, 73) 42 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Fulton County *** 196.1 (168.4, 227.9) 19 (2, 69) 41 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.0, 0.8)
Madison County *** 188.3 (162.4, 217.6) 32 (4, 72) 40 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.1)
Cross County *** 226.1 (195.1, 261.0) 5 (1, 45) 40 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.8, 0.4)
Izard County *** 164.4 (141.6, 190.7) 59 (15, 75) 40 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.5)
Stone County *** 166.6 (143.4, 193.5) 57 (12, 75) 40 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6)
Clark County *** 177.7 (152.5, 206.2) 47 (7, 75) 37 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.1)
Columbia County *** 159.3 (135.7, 186.3) 65 (16, 75) 35 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3)
Drew County *** 190.3 (161.9, 222.6) 27 (3, 73) 34 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.2)
Hempstead County *** 157.1 (133.8, 183.9) 68 (20, 75) 34 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.5)
Montgomery County *** 198.5 (165.0, 238.1) 18 (1, 72) 31 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.8, 1.0)
Sevier County *** 171.1 (144.1, 201.8) 50 (9, 75) 29 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.0, -0.4)
Scott County *** 192.6 (161.7, 228.6) 24 (2, 73) 29 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.8, 0.1)
St. Francis County *** 154.0 (129.0, 183.2) 69 (21, 75) 28 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.0, -0.3)
Perry County *** 184.2 (154.0, 219.4) 36 (4, 75) 28 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.7)
Pike County *** 179.6 (150.5, 213.6) 42 (5, 75) 28 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.3, 0.7)
Little River County *** 167.0 (138.2, 200.9) 55 (7, 75) 25 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.0, -0.2)
Searcy County *** 178.7 (147.8, 215.6) 45 (4, 75) 25 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.0)
Howard County *** 167.6 (139.0, 201.0) 54 (8, 75) 25 falling falling trend -4.6 (-7.1, -1.9)
Lincoln County *** 188.8 (155.7, 227.7) 30 (2, 75) 23 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.4, 0.8)
Newton County *** 166.6 (135.2, 204.6) 56 (7, 75) 23 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.0)
Phillips County *** 192.7 (156.2, 236.8) 23 (2, 74) 22 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.7)
Bradley County *** 181.2 (146.5, 222.5) 38 (3, 75) 20 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.6, 0.4)
Cleveland County *** 179.7 (144.6, 221.9) 41 (3, 75) 19 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.6, -0.2)
Monroe County *** 274.3 (217.7, 343.8) 1 (1, 39) 19 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.7, 1.5)
Woodruff County *** 235.5 (188.6, 292.8) 3 (1, 60) 19 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 0.9)
Prairie County *** 151.5 (120.5, 189.6) 72 (12, 75) 18 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.0)
Chicot County *** 206.2 (162.9, 260.3) 13 (1, 74) 17 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.4, 0.9)
Nevada County *** 190.5 (150.3, 239.6) 26 (2, 75) 17 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.4)
Calhoun County *** 238.1 (184.0, 305.3) 2 (1, 69) 14 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.3, 1.0)
Desha County *** 147.4 (114.3, 188.7) 75 (14, 75) 14 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.5, -0.7)
Lee County *** 204.1 (156.8, 264.0) 14 (1, 75) 13 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.4)
Dallas County *** 161.8 (119.6, 216.6) 63 (3, 75) 12 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.5)
Lafayette County *** 148.9 (110.1, 200.4) 74 (8, 75) 11 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.2, 0.6)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/05/2021 7:14 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 1969-2018 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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