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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Iowa by County

All Cancer Sites, 2011-2015

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 161.4 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

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

  • Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


    Iowa


    United States


    Monroe County


    Decatur County


    Clarke County


    Wapello County


    Adams County


    Jackson County


    Marshall County


    Ringgold County


    Buchanan County


    Clinton County


    Muscatine County


    Fremont County


    Cass County


    Mahaska County


    Scott County


    Carroll County


    Taylor County


    Marion County


    Webster County


    Pottawattamie County


    Guthrie County


    Van Buren County


    Emmet County


    Page County


    Henry County


    Calhoun County


    Lucas County


    Monona County


    Lee County


    Polk County


    Davis County


    Woodbury County


    Palo Alto County


    Adair County


    Des Moines County


    Tama County


    Harrison County


    Dickinson County


    Buena Vista County


    Keokuk County


    Sac County


    Clay County


    Boone County


    Mills County


    Hardin County


    Winnebago County


    Jasper County


    Pocahontas County


    Floyd County


    Howard County


    Union County


    Linn County


    Washington County


    Greene County


    Black Hawk County


    Plymouth County


    Delaware County


    Louisa County


    O'Brien County


    Appanoose County


    Poweshiek County


    Butler County


    Warren County


    Dubuque County


    Lyon County


    Clayton County


    Iowa County


    Audubon County


    Humboldt County


    Cedar County


    Story County


    Montgomery County


    Osceola County


    Benton County


    Allamakee County


    Jones County


    Franklin County


    Ida County


    Crawford County


    Hamilton County


    Fayette County


    Madison County


    Wayne County


    Chickasaw County


    Cherokee County


    Cerro Gordo County


    Johnson County


    Shelby County


    Jefferson County


    Hancock County


    Kossuth County


    Wright County


    Winneshiek County


    Mitchell County


    Sioux County


    Dallas County


    Grundy County


    Worth County


    Bremer County




    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/18/2019 6:41 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 rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2015 US Population Data File is used for 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.

    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 availablility, 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.