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Death Rate Report for Iowa by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

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Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Iowa *** 530.7 (524.7, 536.8) N/A 6,156 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.5, -0.8)
United States *** 512.0 (511.4, 512.6) N/A 568,048 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.4, -1.8)
Adair County *** 574.0 (465.3, 700.9) 24 (1, 97) 20 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.8, 0.8)
Adams County *** 510.2 (371.8, 683.7) 67 (1, 99) 9 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.2)
Allamakee County *** 492.8 (419.0, 576.1) 79 (13, 99) 33 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.8, 0.2)
Appanoose County *** 649.7 (560.0, 749.7) 6 (1, 65) 39 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.7, 1.4)
Audubon County *** 497.4 (387.4, 629.2) 77 (3, 99) 15 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.6, 0.8)
Benton County *** 533.8 (472.6, 600.8) 50 (8, 92) 56 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.8, -0.8)
Black Hawk County *** 541.3 (511.1, 572.8) 43 (19, 75) 249 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.9)
Boone County *** 554.4 (490.3, 624.5) 35 (6, 88) 57 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.1)
Bremer County *** 486.8 (427.8, 551.8) 81 (21, 98) 50 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.6)
Buchanan County *** 520.2 (451.1, 596.8) 57 (8, 96) 41 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.3)
Buena Vista County *** 498.9 (424.6, 582.3) 75 (8, 98) 34 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.2)
Butler County *** 512.9 (439.3, 595.6) 65 (8, 97) 36 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.9, -0.5)
Calhoun County *** 562.8 (469.5, 669.5) 31 (2, 96) 27 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.3)
Carroll County *** 565.2 (496.9, 640.3) 29 (4, 87) 53 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.2)
Cass County *** 585.0 (502.0, 678.0) 19 (2, 88) 37 stable stable trend -4.1 (-8.1, 0.0)
Cedar County *** 551.1 (478.7, 631.5) 37 (4, 91) 43 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.5, -0.1)
Cerro Gordo County *** 504.5 (460.5, 551.6) 73 (24, 93) 101 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.7, -1.1)
Cherokee County *** 585.6 (499.4, 682.7) 18 (2, 89) 36 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.0, 0.6)
Chickasaw County *** 508.7 (425.8, 603.0) 69 (5, 98) 27 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.6, 0.0)
Clarke County *** 561.8 (458.6, 681.5) 33 (1, 96) 21 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.0, 1.1)
Clay County *** 486.4 (416.0, 565.5) 82 (16, 98) 36 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.2)
Clayton County *** 503.1 (437.1, 576.4) 74 (11, 97) 44 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.7, -0.6)
Clinton County *** 569.9 (523.4, 619.5) 26 (7, 74) 113 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.4)
Crawford County *** 463.1 (391.0, 544.6) 86 (20, 99) 30 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.9, -0.5)
Dallas County *** 460.1 (420.8, 502.0) 88 (48, 98) 104 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.9, -1.6)
Davis County *** 528.2 (420.8, 654.5) 53 (3, 99) 17 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.3, 1.1)
Decatur County *** 615.5 (498.4, 752.1) 11 (1, 91) 20 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.1, 1.3)
Delaware County *** 505.3 (434.2, 584.8) 72 (10, 98) 37 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.3)
Des Moines County *** 580.2 (529.8, 634.1) 22 (5, 71) 101 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.3)
Dickinson County *** 517.2 (451.2, 590.3) 60 (9, 96) 47 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.2)
Dubuque County *** 496.9 (464.9, 530.4) 78 (36, 91) 185 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.6, -1.1)
Emmet County *** 631.9 (527.9, 750.8) 7 (1, 86) 28 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.0, 0.6)
Fayette County *** 513.7 (449.5, 584.6) 63 (10, 96) 47 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.4)
Floyd County *** 514.4 (442.6, 594.7) 62 (8, 97) 37 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3)
Franklin County *** 426.9 (346.5, 520.8) 96 (30, 99) 20 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.3)
Fremont County *** 547.6 (440.8, 672.9) 38 (2, 98) 19 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.0, 0.3)
Greene County *** 587.4 (488.1, 701.3) 17 (1, 93) 26 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.8, 1.0)
Grundy County *** 535.2 (452.4, 629.1) 49 (5, 97) 31 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.2, 0.7)
Guthrie County *** 508.3 (423.8, 604.9) 70 (8, 98) 27 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.2)
Hamilton County *** 509.6 (435.1, 593.3) 68 (8, 97) 35 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.7)
Hancock County *** 421.7 (344.3, 511.5) 97 (29, 99) 22 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.0)
Hardin County *** 624.0 (547.6, 708.1) 9 (1, 69) 51 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.2)
Harrison County *** 517.1 (439.0, 605.2) 61 (6, 97) 32 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.6)
Henry County *** 545.5 (474.9, 623.7) 39 (6, 94) 44 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.0)
Howard County *** 556.0 (457.7, 669.5) 34 (2, 96) 23 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.6)
Humboldt County *** 459.8 (374.2, 559.5) 89 (14, 99) 21 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -0.8)
Ida County *** 620.9 (504.8, 756.4) 10 (1, 91) 21 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.8, 1.2)
Iowa County *** 540.1 (463.9, 625.4) 44 (5, 95) 37 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.1, 0.2)
Jackson County *** 511.1 (444.6, 584.8) 66 (10, 96) 44 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.9, -0.4)
Jasper County *** 521.6 (471.1, 576.0) 56 (13, 92) 80 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.5)
Jefferson County *** 451.3 (383.0, 528.3) 92 (28, 99) 35 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.4)
Johnson County *** 443.3 (412.6, 475.6) 94 (69, 98) 164 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.8, -1.8)
Jones County *** 487.8 (424.6, 557.8) 80 (17, 98) 44 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.7, -0.7)
Keokuk County *** 513.7 (424.3, 616.4) 64 (5, 99) 24 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.0)
Kossuth County *** 450.8 (384.7, 525.1) 93 (29, 99) 35 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.8, -0.7)
Lee County *** 567.9 (513.9, 626.1) 28 (6, 78) 83 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.6, -0.6)
Linn County *** 518.8 (495.8, 542.5) 58 (32, 80) 393 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
Louisa County *** 562.0 (466.7, 671.1) 32 (2, 96) 25 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.3)
Lucas County *** 538.7 (441.3, 651.4) 45 (3, 98) 22 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.3)
Lyon County *** 602.4 (502.5, 716.3) 13 (1, 92) 27 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.8, 0.1)
Madison County *** 533.2 (452.7, 623.8) 52 (4, 97) 32 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.2, -0.4)
Mahaska County *** 584.2 (513.9, 661.5) 21 (3, 84) 52 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.5, 0.4)
Marion County *** 593.3 (534.3, 657.0) 15 (3, 70) 75 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.5, 0.3)
Marshall County *** 541.4 (490.5, 596.1) 42 (9, 87) 86 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.1, -1.0)
Mills County *** 563.3 (477.1, 660.3) 30 (2, 93) 32 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.3)
Mitchell County *** 522.6 (435.6, 622.1) 55 (4, 98) 27 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.0, -0.2)
Monona County *** 533.6 (441.1, 640.1) 51 (3, 98) 25 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.0, -0.4)
Monroe County *** 702.7 (579.1, 844.9) 3 (1, 64) 23 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.6, 1.4)
Montgomery County *** 627.0 (527.4, 740.2) 8 (1, 83) 30 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.3)
Muscatine County *** 571.2 (517.9, 628.5) 25 (6, 77) 87 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.2, -0.1)
O'Brien County *** 498.2 (422.1, 584.2) 76 (8, 98) 33 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.6, -0.1)
Osceola County *** 458.4 (354.3, 584.3) 90 (7, 99) 14 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.7, 0.7)
Page County *** 480.9 (411.8, 558.7) 83 (14, 99) 36 falling falling trend -4.1 (-7.0, -1.2)
Palo Alto County *** 695.3 (583.9, 822.0) 4 (1, 63) 30 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.2)
Plymouth County *** 470.5 (412.3, 534.6) 85 (28, 98) 49 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.4)
Pocahontas County *** 601.0 (489.7, 730.6) 14 (1, 94) 21 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.2)
Polk County *** 544.1 (526.3, 562.4) 40 (26, 66) 737 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.1, -0.9)
Pottawattamie County *** 579.2 (543.4, 616.8) 23 (8, 60) 200 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.5)
Poweshiek County *** 538.6 (469.0, 615.7) 47 (6, 94) 44 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Ringgold County *** 751.7 (603.5, 925.9) 1 (1, 62) 20 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.5, 1.9)
Sac County *** 538.6 (448.3, 642.0) 46 (3, 98) 27 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.0, 0.5)
Scott County *** 543.6 (517.1, 571.1) 41 (20, 71) 326 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.7)
Shelby County *** 506.4 (426.2, 597.5) 71 (6, 98) 30 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.0, 0.6)
Sioux County *** 374.8 (327.3, 427.3) 99 (85, 99) 47 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.7, -0.7)
Story County *** 470.6 (432.8, 510.8) 84 (45, 97) 118 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.6)
Tama County *** 584.6 (507.2, 670.4) 20 (2, 87) 43 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.2)
Taylor County *** 451.8 (349.1, 576.0) 91 (8, 99) 14 falling falling trend -6.4 (-10.6, -2.0)
Union County *** 525.9 (440.9, 622.5) 54 (5, 98) 28 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.0)
Van Buren County *** 740.4 (612.3, 887.5) 2 (1, 55) 24 stable stable trend 0.9 (-0.1, 2.0)
Wapello County *** 614.1 (556.2, 676.3) 12 (2, 59) 85 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.2)
Warren County *** 537.4 (488.4, 590.1) 48 (11, 87) 90 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.0)
Washington County *** 568.9 (501.1, 643.4) 27 (4, 87) 53 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.9, 0.5)
Wayne County *** 652.3 (525.9, 800.0) 5 (1, 90) 20 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.3, 0.5)
Webster County *** 553.6 (500.3, 611.0) 36 (7, 84) 81 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.4)
Winnebago County *** 461.2 (378.9, 556.6) 87 (15, 99) 23 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.3, 0.4)
Winneshiek County *** 398.9 (341.8, 463.1) 98 (69, 99) 36 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6)
Woodbury County *** 591.8 (554.9, 630.4) 16 (6, 54) 198 falling falling trend -0.7 (-0.9, -0.4)
Worth County *** 517.7 (413.1, 641.1) 59 (3, 99) 17 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.3, 0.0)
Wright County *** 432.3 (359.5, 515.5) 95 (34, 99) 27 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.0, -1.2)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/27/2021 2:47 am.

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.

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