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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

All Cancer Sites, 2014-2018

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <65

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Owsley County

Breathitt County

Martin County

Whitley County

Perry County

Harlan County

Powell County

Leslie County

Knox County

Estill County

Gallatin County

Wolfe County

Bracken County

Lewis County

McLean County

Nicholas County

Menifee County

Trimble County

Metcalfe County

Pike County

Johnson County

Clay County

Magoffin County

McCreary County

Floyd County

Monroe County

Ohio County

Butler County

Livingston County

Pulaski County

Rockcastle County

Rowan County

Bell County

Washington County

Russell County

Jackson County

Lawrence County

Logan County

Garrard County

Laurel County

Letcher County

Carter County

Anderson County

Morgan County

Knott County

Grant County

Larue County

Lee County

Bath County

Marion County

Hart County

Lincoln County

Carroll County

Hopkins County

Bourbon County

Elliott County

Edmonson County

Clinton County

Henderson County

Union County

Marshall County

Fulton County

Allen County

Fleming County

Casey County

Boyle County

Simpson County

Clark County

Mason County

Cumberland County

Muhlenberg County

Boyd County

Montgomery County

Christian County

Greenup County

Taylor County

Barren County

Webster County

Wayne County

Grayson County

Trigg County

McCracken County

Warren County

Henry County

Jessamine County

Nelson County

Meade County

Madison County

Lyon County

Graves County

Franklin County

Breckinridge County

Caldwell County

Mercer County

Hardin County

Ballard County

Todd County

Kenton County

Pendleton County

Daviess County

Jefferson County

Campbell County

Carlisle County

Harrison County

Shelby County

Crittenden County

Adair County

Hancock County

Woodford County

Calloway County

Fayette County

Scott County

Bullitt County

Spencer County

Oldham County

Owen County

Green County

Boone County

Hickman County Robertson County

Created by on 04/19/2021 5:28 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 1969-2017 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.