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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Iowa by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2014-2018

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

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

Adams County

Taylor County

Pocahontas County

Wayne County

Worth County

Franklin County

Fremont County

Decatur County

Ida County

Ringgold County

Winnebago County

Calhoun County

Hancock County

Chickasaw County

Grundy County

Lyon County

Emmet County

Lucas County

Greene County

Adair County

Madison County

Mitchell County

Monroe County

Winneshiek County

Van Buren County

Howard County

Iowa County

Clarke County

Keokuk County

Shelby County

Guthrie County

Louisa County

Palo Alto County

Wright County

Kossuth County

Mills County

Sac County

Sioux County

Jefferson County

Montgomery County

O'Brien County

Buena Vista County

Cass County

Clay County

Crawford County

Delaware County

Humboldt County

Cherokee County

Clayton County

Union County

Butler County

Hamilton County

Allamakee County

Monona County

Harrison County

Floyd County

Jackson County

Washington County

Jones County

Henry County

Appanoose County

Tama County

Buchanan County

Poweshiek County

Bremer County

Cedar County

Dickinson County

Page County

Fayette County

Carroll County

Hardin County

Mahaska County

Plymouth County

Boone County

Marion County

Benton County

Webster County

Muscatine County

Jasper County

Warren County

Lee County

Story County

Marshall County

Cerro Gordo County

Wapello County

Dallas County

Des Moines County

Clinton County

Johnson County

Dubuque County

Woodbury County

Pottawattamie County

Black Hawk County

Scott County

Linn County

Polk County

Audubon County Davis County Osceola County

Created by on 07/24/2021 9:02 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
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 1969-2017 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.

* 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.