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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for California by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2011-2015

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

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Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 45.5 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

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

  • Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


    California


    United States


    Siskiyou County


    Kings County


    Lassen County


    Mariposa County


    Glenn County


    Sutter County


    Trinity County


    Tulare County


    Fresno County


    Madera County


    Modoc County


    Colusa County


    Lake County


    Butte County


    Calaveras County


    Stanislaus County


    Tuolumne County


    Yuba County


    Amador County


    Inyo County


    Kern County


    Merced County


    Plumas County


    Tehama County


    Humboldt County


    San Benito County


    San Francisco County


    Santa Clara County


    Solano County


    Santa Barbara County


    Santa Cruz County


    Monterey County


    Del Norte County


    Mendocino County


    Orange County


    Marin County


    Napa County


    Nevada County


    San Joaquin County


    Yolo County


    Contra Costa County


    El Dorado County


    San Bernardino County


    Riverside County


    Shasta County


    Ventura County


    Alameda County


    Imperial County


    Sacramento County


    San Mateo County


    Los Angeles County


    San Diego County


    Placer County


    San Luis Obispo County


    Sonoma County


    Alpine County Mono County Sierra County

    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/18/2019 12:34 am.

    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 rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2015 US Population Data File is used for 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.

    Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    * 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).


    Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, 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.