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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Indiana by County

Breast, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages

Sorted by CI*Rank

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 15.3 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


Fulton County


Orange County


Tipton County


Rush County


Wells County


Scott County


Grant County


Owen County


Decatur County


Jefferson County


Washington County


Randolph County


Franklin County


Perry County


Jasper County


Adams County


Madison County


Warrick County


Greene County


Vigo County


Morgan County


Howard County


Johnson County


Daviess County


LaGrange County


Boone County


Porter County


Huntington County


St. Joseph County


Henry County


Lake County


Allen County


Vanderburgh County


Fayette County


Marshall County


Marion County


Clay County


Clark County


Bartholomew County


Jay County


Steuben County


Whitley County


Knox County


Miami County


Lawrence County


Noble County


Hendricks County


Wayne County


Elkhart County


Shelby County


Putnam County


Delaware County


LaPorte County


Cass County


Harrison County


Dubois County


Hamilton County


Jennings County


Kosciusko County


Dearborn County


Hancock County


Montgomery County


Monroe County


Tippecanoe County


DeKalb County


Gibson County


Floyd County


Wabash County


Jackson County


Benton County Blackford County Brown County Carroll County Clinton County Crawford County Fountain County Martin County Newton County Ohio County Parke County Pike County Posey County Pulaski County Ripley County Spencer County Starke County Sullivan County Switzerland County Union County Vermillion County Warren County White County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/04/2023 2:19 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.

* 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.