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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Indiana by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <65

Sorted by Rate

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


Indiana


United States


Scott County


Pike County


Orange County


Vermillion County


Jennings County


Howard County


Grant County


Wabash County


Sullivan County


Pulaski County


Washington County


Wayne County


Fountain County


Greene County


Knox County


Crawford County


Fulton County


Starke County


Madison County


Vigo County


Jefferson County


Fayette County


Clinton County


Switzerland County


Cass County


Henry County


Harrison County


Daviess County


Noble County


Putnam County


Jackson County


Delaware County


Union County


Blackford County


Adams County


Owen County


Decatur County


Franklin County


DeKalb County


Tipton County


Lawrence County


Vanderburgh County


Clay County


Ripley County


Wells County


Marion County


LaPorte County


Montgomery County


Brown County


Jasper County


Huntington County


St. Joseph County


Dearborn County


Shelby County


Benton County


Morgan County


LaGrange County


Lake County


White County


Newton County


Allen County


Posey County


Rush County


Miami County


Floyd County


Parke County


Steuben County


Clark County


Porter County


Johnson County


Perry County


Elkhart County


Kosciusko County


Spencer County


Hancock County


Tippecanoe County


Gibson County


Jay County


Randolph County


Carroll County


Bartholomew County


Marshall County


Monroe County


Warrick County


Martin County


Hendricks County


Ohio County


Whitley County


Boone County


Dubois County


Hamilton County


Warren County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/10/2022 7:09 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 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.



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.