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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Indiana by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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


Indiana


United States


Scott County


Fountain County


Blackford County


Jennings County


Orange County


Vermillion County


Jefferson County


Pulaski County


Henry County


Greene County


Pike County


Starke County


Clay County


Owen County


Putnam County


Sullivan County


Grant County


Union County


Shelby County


Crawford County


Howard County


Fulton County


Clinton County


Huntington County


Washington County


Wabash County


Fayette County


Noble County


Vigo County


Jackson County


Delaware County


DeKalb County


Franklin County


White County


Miami County


Knox County


Harrison County


Cass County


LaPorte County


Madison County


Wayne County


Marion County


Perry County


Lawrence County


Decatur County


Vanderburgh County


Clark County


Martin County


Randolph County


Rush County


Switzerland County


Whitley County


LaGrange County


Wells County


Adams County


Morgan County


Tipton County


Jay County


Ripley County


Lake County


Floyd County


St. Joseph County


Dearborn County


Ohio County


Newton County


Boone County


Parke County


Daviess County


Allen County


Porter County


Johnson County


Brown County


Gibson County


Posey County


Elkhart County


Benton County


Montgomery County


Hendricks County


Steuben County


Spencer County


Hancock County


Jasper County


Marshall County


Warrick County


Kosciusko County


Bartholomew County


Dubois County


Tippecanoe County


Carroll County


Monroe County


Warren County


Hamilton County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/28/2023 2:59 pm.

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 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 2030 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 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.

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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.