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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, Ages 65+

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


United States

Scott County

Fountain County

Blackford County

Jennings County

Jefferson County

Vermillion County

Henry County

Clay County

Pulaski County

Owen County

Union County

Orange County

Putnam County

Starke County

Perry County

Shelby County

Clinton County

Huntington County

Whitley County

Greene County

Sullivan County

Grant County

Jay County

Boone County

Martin County

Crawford County

White County

Noble County

DeKalb County

Washington County

Ohio County

Clark County

Jackson County

Vigo County

Fayette County

Morgan County

Miami County

Howard County

LaGrange County

LaPorte County

Delaware County

Randolph County

Switzerland County

Fulton County

Lawrence County

Johnson County

Lake County

St. Joseph County

Vanderburgh County

Marion County

Cass County

Harrison County

Decatur County

Gibson County

Knox County

Rush County

Porter County

Franklin County

Pike County

Adams County

Dearborn County

Hendricks County

Floyd County

Wells County

Wabash County

Allen County

Madison County

Ripley County

Newton County

Dubois County

Posey County

Tipton County

Hancock County

Spencer County

Warrick County

Daviess County

Wayne County

Elkhart County

Marshall County

Steuben County

Bartholomew County

Kosciusko County

Jasper County

Parke County

Montgomery County

Brown County

Carroll County

Tippecanoe County

Warren County

Benton County

Monroe County

Hamilton County

Created by on 12/11/2023 1:58 pm.

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 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.

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.