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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Arkansas by County

Liver & Bile Duct, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Clay County

Poinsett County

Mississippi County

Ashley County

Baxter County

Cleburne County

Independence County

Miller County

Jefferson County

Faulkner County

Boone County

Saline County

Lonoke County

White County

Crittenden County

Union County

Greene County

Craighead County

Carroll County

Sebastian County

Pulaski County

Garland County

Pope County

Crawford County

Benton County

Washington County

Arkansas County Bradley County Calhoun County Chicot County Clark County Cleveland County Columbia County Conway County Cross County Dallas County Desha County Drew County Franklin County Fulton County Grant County Hempstead County Hot Spring County Howard County Izard County Jackson County Johnson County Lafayette County Lawrence County Lee County Lincoln County Little River County Logan County Madison County Marion County Monroe County Montgomery County Nevada County Newton County Ouachita County Perry County Phillips County Pike County Polk County Prairie County Randolph County Scott County Searcy County Sevier County Sharp County St. Francis County Stone County Van Buren County Woodruff County Yell County

Created by on 09/28/2022 3:41 pm.

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

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Arkansas, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Franklin, Fulton, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Izard, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Polk, Prairie, Randolph, Scott, Searcy, Sevier, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Van Buren, Woodruff, Yell

† 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.
⋔ 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.

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).

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.