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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by Rate

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

Cheyenne County

Haskell County

Johnson County

Norton County

Sheridan County

Douglas County

Stanton County

Wabaunsee County

Jackson County

Mitchell County

Riley County

Gray County

Stevens County

Meade County

Pottawatomie County

Miami County

Ellis County

Clay County

Stafford County

Rice County

Gove County

Barber County

Harvey County

Kearny County

Rooks County

Seward County

Finney County

Barton County

Lyon County

Jewell County

Ford County

Washington County

Thomas County

Logan County

Reno County

McPherson County

Graham County

Pratt County

Jefferson County

Lincoln County

Wichita County

Hodgeman County

Trego County

Ottawa County

Sedgwick County

Allen County

Morris County

Coffey County

Sherman County

Brown County

Marion County

Wallace County

Scott County

Pawnee County

Chautauqua County

Leavenworth County

Saline County

Osage County

Dickinson County

Montgomery County

Cloud County

Marshall County

Nemaha County

Shawnee County

Smith County

Kiowa County

Comanche County

Phillips County

Butler County

Hamilton County

Linn County

Neosho County

Sumner County

Ness County

Woodson County

Republic County

Russell County

Labette County

Atchison County

Wyandotte County

Anderson County

Cherokee County

Morton County

Osborne County

Bourbon County

Clark County

Decatur County

Grant County

Franklin County

Wilson County

Ellsworth County

Cowley County

Doniphan County

Edwards County

Rawlins County

Geary County

Elk County

Harper County

Chase County

Crawford County

Rush County

Greeley County

Greenwood County

Lane County

Kingman County

Created by on 10/06/2022 7:10 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 1969-2018 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.