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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Georgia by County

All Cancer Sites, 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

Echols County

Oconee County

Long County

Webster County

Dooly County

Pulaski County

Fayette County

Forsyth County

Calhoun County

Johnson County

Baker County

DeKalb County

Columbia County

Gwinnett County

Lowndes County

Clarke County

McIntosh County

Cobb County

Jones County

Hart County

Hall County

Fulton County

Greene County

Rabun County

Union County

Harris County

Marion County

Cherokee County

Chatham County

Monroe County

Paulding County

Telfair County

White County

Pickens County

Towns County

Wheeler County

Lumpkin County

Gilmer County

Grady County

Liberty County

Clayton County

Coweta County

Glynn County

Dodge County

Henry County

Talbot County

Hancock County

Berrien County

Burke County

Camden County

Rockdale County

Houston County

Douglas County

Bartow County

Whitfield County

Banks County

Jeff Davis County

Randolph County

Wilcox County

Habersham County

Charlton County

Crisp County

Catoosa County

Wilkinson County

Candler County

Schley County

Putnam County

Heard County

Dawson County

Irwin County

Baldwin County

Fannin County

Worth County

Chattahoochee County

Haralson County

Bibb County

Clay County

Bleckley County

Walton County

Morgan County

Macon County

Taylor County

Evans County

Meriwether County

Colquitt County

Troup County

Madison County

Miller County

Dougherty County

Bacon County

Effingham County

Crawford County

Lanier County

Tattnall County

Walker County

Jackson County

Elbert County

Floyd County

Oglethorpe County

Lincoln County

Appling County

Pierce County

Franklin County

Bulloch County

Early County

Coffee County

Washington County

Murray County

Twiggs County

Stewart County

Lamar County

Carroll County

Muscogee County

Spalding County

Tift County

Ware County

Cook County

Mitchell County

Screven County

Gordon County

Upson County

Wilkes County

Ben Hill County

Newton County

Decatur County

Lee County

Brooks County

Barrow County

Richmond County

Brantley County

Pike County

McDuffie County

Laurens County

Montgomery County

Dade County

Chattooga County

Thomas County

Treutlen County

Jenkins County

Jasper County

Wayne County

Butts County

Peach County

Sumter County

Clinch County

Glascock County

Terrell County

Toombs County

Atkinson County

Stephens County

Bryan County

Polk County

Seminole County

Emanuel County

Jefferson County

Taliaferro County

Turner County

Warren County

Quitman County

Created by on 12/03/2021 8:56 am.

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

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
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 availability, 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.

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.