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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, Ages <65

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

Ballard County

Carlisle County

Hickman County

Menifee County

Owen County

Elliott County

Fulton County

Owsley County

Crittenden County

Hancock County

Trimble County

Bracken County

Nicholas County

Lyon County

Cumberland County

Lee County

Green County

McLean County

Clinton County

Carroll County

Livingston County

Trigg County

Wolfe County

Gallatin County

Todd County

Caldwell County

Edmonson County

Metcalfe County

Webster County

Larue County

Union County

Bath County

Spencer County

Washington County

Monroe County

Adair County

Magoffin County

Henry County

Mason County

Pendleton County

Harrison County

Leslie County

Estill County

Morgan County

Butler County

Casey County

Jackson County

Fleming County

Garrard County

Marion County

Simpson County

Powell County

Hart County

Rockcastle County

Lawrence County

Lewis County

Martin County

Breckinridge County

Allen County

Breathitt County

Knott County

McCreary County

Wayne County

Woodford County

Bourbon County

Rowan County

Mercer County

Ohio County

Grant County

Russell County

Taylor County

Clay County

Calloway County

Letcher County

Logan County

Anderson County

Boyle County

Johnson County

Lincoln County

Meade County

Montgomery County

Grayson County

Muhlenberg County

Greenup County

Bell County

Carter County

Scott County

Shelby County

Clark County

Graves County

Marshall County

Harlan County

Jessamine County

Oldham County

Franklin County

Barren County

Nelson County

Knox County

Henderson County

Perry County

Whitley County

Hopkins County

Boyd County

Christian County

Floyd County

Bullitt County

McCracken County

Laurel County

Madison County

Pulaski County

Boone County

Campbell County

Pike County

Daviess County

Hardin County

Warren County

Kenton County

Fayette County

Jefferson County

Robertson County

Created by on 04/25/2024 2:36 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 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.

* 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.
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.