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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Iowa by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, All Ages

Sorted by Name

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


Iowa


United States


Wright County


Worth County


Woodbury County


Winneshiek County


Winnebago County


Webster County


Wayne County


Washington County


Warren County


Wapello County


Van Buren County


Union County


Taylor County


Tama County


Story County


Sioux County


Shelby County


Scott County


Sac County


Ringgold County


Poweshiek County


Pottawattamie County


Polk County


Pocahontas County


Plymouth County


Palo Alto County


Page County


Osceola County


O'Brien County


Muscatine County


Montgomery County


Monroe County


Monona County


Mitchell County


Mills County


Marshall County


Marion County


Mahaska County


Madison County


Lyon County


Lucas County


Louisa County


Linn County


Lee County


Kossuth County


Keokuk County


Jones County


Johnson County


Jefferson County


Jasper County


Jackson County


Iowa County


Ida County


Humboldt County


Howard County


Henry County


Harrison County


Hardin County


Hancock County


Hamilton County


Guthrie County


Grundy County


Greene County


Fremont County


Franklin County


Floyd County


Fayette County


Emmet County


Dubuque County


Dickinson County


Des Moines County


Delaware County


Decatur County


Davis County


Dallas County


Crawford County


Clinton County


Clayton County


Clay County


Clarke County


Chickasaw County


Cherokee County


Cerro Gordo County


Cedar County


Cass County


Carroll County


Calhoun County


Butler County


Buena Vista County


Buchanan County


Bremer County


Boone County


Black Hawk County


Benton County


Audubon County


Appanoose County


Allamakee County


Adams County


Adair County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/29/2022 7:13 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 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.