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Death Rate Report for Delaware by County

Breast, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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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Delaware *** 21.3 (19.7, 22.9) N/A 145 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.8, 0.1)
United States *** 19.9 (19.8, 20.0) N/A 41,951 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.3)
New Castle County *** 21.3 (19.2, 23.6) 2 (1, 3) 78 stable stable trend 4.8 (-1.7, 11.8)
Kent County *** 23.7 (19.9, 28.1) 1 (1, 3) 28 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.3, -0.7)
Sussex County *** 20.5 (17.4, 24.1) 3 (1, 3) 39 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.6, -1.1)
Created by on 10/02/2022 12:30 pm.

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† 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.

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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