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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for California by County

Brain & ONS, 2014-2018

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

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

Napa County

Lake County

Shasta County

Sutter County

Tehama County

Ventura County

Nevada County

Stanislaus County

Yolo County

Yuba County

Kern County

Sonoma County

Siskiyou County

Placer County

Santa Cruz County

Butte County

San Diego County

Sacramento County

San Joaquin County

Orange County

Riverside County

Mendocino County

El Dorado County

Santa Barbara County

Contra Costa County

Kings County

Santa Clara County

San Bernardino County

Los Angeles County

Solano County

San Mateo County

Fresno County

Marin County

San Luis Obispo County

Monterey County

Humboldt County

Madera County

Alameda County

Tulare County

San Francisco County

Imperial County

Merced County

Alpine County Amador County Calaveras County Colusa County Del Norte County Glenn County Inyo County Lassen County Mariposa County Modoc County Mono County Plumas County San Benito County Sierra County Trinity County Tuolumne County

Created by on 03/04/2021 5:47 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:
Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, Glenn, Inyo, Lassen, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Plumas, San Benito, Sierra, Trinity, Tuolumne

† 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.
* 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.