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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


Kentucky


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

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/25/2024 2:36 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 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.