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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kansas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2011-2015

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

Sorted by Count

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


    United States

    Sedgwick County

    Johnson County

    Shawnee County

    Wyandotte County

    Reno County

    Douglas County

    Leavenworth County

    Butler County

    Saline County

    Montgomery County

    Cowley County

    Crawford County

    Harvey County

    McPherson County

    Riley County

    Barton County

    Lyon County

    Miami County

    Labette County

    Dickinson County

    Franklin County

    Cherokee County

    Sumner County

    Ellis County

    Geary County

    Neosho County

    Ford County

    Finney County

    Jefferson County

    Osage County

    Pottawatomie County

    Bourbon County

    Atchison County

    Allen County

    Marion County

    Jackson County

    Linn County

    Seward County

    Wilson County

    Cloud County

    Pratt County

    Marshall County

    Nemaha County

    Clay County

    Brown County

    Anderson County

    Rice County

    Coffey County

    Morris County

    Pawnee County

    Phillips County

    Doniphan County

    Ellsworth County

    Greenwood County

    Kingman County

    Harper County

    Russell County

    Mitchell County

    Washington County

    Republic County

    Thomas County

    Osborne County

    Sherman County

    Grant County

    Wabaunsee County

    Woodson County

    Smith County

    Ottawa County

    Rooks County

    Chautauqua County

    Barber County

    Decatur County

    Scott County

    Stevens County

    Chase County

    Meade County

    Stafford County

    Jewell County

    Ness County

    Elk County

    Kearny County

    Cheyenne County

    Rush County

    Edwards County

    Logan County

    Trego County

    Norton County

    Rawlins County

    Gray County

    Clark County

    Comanche County

    Morton County

    Lincoln County

    Sheridan County

    Gove County

    Graham County

    Lane County

    Haskell County

    Kiowa County

    Hodgeman County

    Wichita County

    Hamilton County

    Wallace County

    Greeley County

    Stanton County

    Created by on 07/22/2019 6:26 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 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.

    * 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 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.