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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for California 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

Alpine County

Yuba County

Lake County

Shasta County

Siskiyou County

Humboldt County

Butte County

Del Norte County

Glenn County

Stanislaus County

Tehama County

Solano County

San Joaquin County

Merced County

Sutter County

San Bernardino County

Sacramento County

Tuolumne County

Plumas County

Lassen County

Kings County

Mendocino County

Amador County

Kern County

Inyo County

Madera County

Napa County

Tulare County

Calaveras County

San Diego County

Fresno County

Riverside County

Yolo County

Sonoma County

Modoc County

Placer County

San Luis Obispo County

Mariposa County

Colusa County

Trinity County

Contra Costa County

El Dorado County

Los Angeles County

Nevada County

Ventura County

Santa Cruz County

Orange County

Santa Barbara County

Alameda County

San Francisco County

San Benito County

Monterey County

San Mateo County

Marin County

Santa Clara County

Imperial County

Sierra County

Mono County

Created by on 07/03/2022 1:00 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.
* 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.