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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 Count

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

Polk County

Linn County

Scott County

Black Hawk County

Pottawattamie County

Woodbury County

Dubuque County

Johnson County

Story County

Clinton County

Dallas County

Cerro Gordo County

Des Moines County

Warren County

Muscatine County

Marshall County

Wapello County

Lee County

Webster County

Jasper County

Marion County

Boone County

Benton County

Washington County

Carroll County

Mahaska County

Hardin County

Bremer County

Plymouth County

Fayette County

Dickinson County

Sioux County

Poweshiek County

Jones County

Henry County

Clayton County

Jackson County

Cedar County

Tama County

Buchanan County

Appanoose County

Floyd County

Iowa County

Cass County

Delaware County

Butler County

Winneshiek County

Clay County

Page County

Cherokee County

Hamilton County

Kossuth County

Jefferson County

Buena Vista County

O'Brien County

Allamakee County

Harrison County

Madison County

Mills County

Grundy County

Crawford County

Palo Alto County

Montgomery County

Shelby County

Union County

Emmet County

Calhoun County

Chickasaw County

Lyon County

Sac County

Wright County

Mitchell County

Guthrie County

Greene County

Louisa County

Monona County

Keokuk County

Van Buren County

Howard County

Monroe County

Winnebago County

Lucas County

Hancock County

Clarke County

Pocahontas County

Humboldt County

Ida County

Adair County

Decatur County

Franklin County

Wayne County

Ringgold County

Fremont County

Davis County

Worth County

Audubon County

Osceola County

Taylor County

Adams County

Created by on 08/19/2022 11:01 pm.

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† 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.

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.