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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Iowa by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+

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

Ringgold County

Van Buren County

Monroe County

Palo Alto County

Wayne County

Appanoose County

Emmet County

Montgomery County

Hardin County

Ida County

Decatur County

Wapello County

Lyon County

Pocahontas County

Marion County

Woodbury County

Greene County

Cherokee County

Cass County

Tama County

Mahaska County

Des Moines County

Pottawattamie County

Adair County

Muscatine County

Clinton County

Washington County

Lee County

Carroll County

Mills County

Calhoun County

Louisa County

Clarke County

Howard County

Boone County

Webster County

Cedar County

Fremont County

Henry County

Polk County

Scott County

Marshall County

Black Hawk County

Iowa County

Lucas County

Sac County

Poweshiek County

Warren County

Grundy County

Benton County

Monona County

Madison County

Davis County

Union County

Mitchell County

Jasper County

Buchanan County

Linn County

Worth County

Dickinson County

Harrison County

Floyd County

Fayette County

Keokuk County

Butler County

Jackson County

Adams County

Hamilton County

Chickasaw County

Guthrie County

Shelby County

Delaware County

Cerro Gordo County

Clayton County

Buena Vista County

O'Brien County

Audubon County

Dubuque County

Allamakee County

Jones County

Bremer County

Clay County

Page County

Story County

Plymouth County

Crawford County

Winnebago County

Dallas County

Humboldt County

Osceola County

Taylor County

Jefferson County

Kossuth County

Johnson County

Wright County

Franklin County

Hancock County

Winneshiek County

Sioux County

Created by on 09/28/2022 3:29 pm.

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

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.