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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Iowa by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2015-2019

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

Polk County

Linn County

Scott County

Black Hawk County

Pottawattamie County

Woodbury County

Dubuque County

Johnson County

Des Moines County

Clinton County

Dallas County

Cerro Gordo County

Story County

Wapello County

Marshall County

Lee County

Warren County

Webster County

Muscatine County

Jasper County

Boone County

Benton County

Marion County

Mahaska County

Hardin County

Dickinson County

Fayette County

Bremer County

Carroll County

Plymouth County

Cedar County

Washington County

Page County

Poweshiek County

Appanoose County

Henry County

Jackson County

Tama County

Buchanan County

Allamakee County

Harrison County

Jones County

Floyd County

Butler County

Cass County

Cherokee County

Hamilton County

Clayton County

Monona County

Mills County

Palo Alto County

O'Brien County

Buena Vista County

Sac County

Clarke County

Clay County

Montgomery County

Sioux County

Union County

Delaware County

Shelby County

Van Buren County

Humboldt County

Keokuk County

Louisa County

Crawford County

Greene County

Guthrie County

Jefferson County

Winneshiek County

Iowa County

Chickasaw County

Emmet County

Howard County

Kossuth County

Madison County

Wright County

Hancock County

Calhoun County

Lyon County

Fremont County

Grundy County

Ida County

Adair County

Mitchell County

Monroe County

Winnebago County

Lucas County

Ringgold County

Pocahontas County

Decatur County

Wayne County

Franklin County

Worth County

Osceola County

Taylor County

Adams County

Davis County

Audubon County

Created by on 09/26/2022 12:04 pm.

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 1969-2018 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.

* 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.