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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Count

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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

Robertson County

Hickman County

Owsley County

Carlisle County

Bracken County

Fulton County

Elliott County

Nicholas County

Trimble County

Ballard County

Menifee County

Lee County

Gallatin County

Hancock County

Owen County

Lyon County

Wolfe County

Cumberland County

Crittenden County

McLean County

Carroll County

Clinton County

Metcalfe County

Green County

Edmonson County

Caldwell County

Livingston County

Todd County

Martin County

Bath County

Magoffin County

Monroe County

Washington County

Jackson County

Leslie County

Spencer County

Webster County

Union County

Powell County

Breathitt County

Pendleton County

Larue County

Morgan County

Trigg County

Rockcastle County

Estill County

Butler County

Lewis County

Fleming County

Knott County

Marion County

Garrard County

Henry County

Mason County

Adair County

Casey County

McCreary County

Simpson County

Harrison County

Lawrence County

Rowan County

Allen County

Grant County

Breckinridge County

Hart County

Bourbon County

Woodford County

Russell County

Anderson County

Wayne County

Mercer County

Clay County

Ohio County

Meade County

Letcher County

Taylor County

Lincoln County

Johnson County

Logan County

Boyle County

Montgomery County

Grayson County

Carter County

Bell County

Muhlenberg County

Calloway County

Scott County

Harlan County

Clark County

Perry County

Graves County

Shelby County

Marshall County

Knox County

Jessamine County

Nelson County

Oldham County

Greenup County

Whitley County

Henderson County

Barren County

Franklin County

Floyd County

Hopkins County

Christian County

Boyd County

Laurel County

Bullitt County

McCracken County

Madison County

Pike County

Pulaski County

Campbell County

Boone County

Hardin County

Daviess County

Warren County

Kenton County

Fayette County

Jefferson County

Created by on 11/29/2023 9:19 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 2030 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 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.

Healthy People 2030 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 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.