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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 50+

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Perry County

Clay County

Leslie County

Whitley County

Butler County

Floyd County

Powell County

Lawrence County

Johnson County

Harlan County

Fleming County

Wolfe County

Cumberland County

Monroe County

McCreary County

Morgan County

Lee County

Letcher County

Martin County

Knox County

Gallatin County

Menifee County

Owsley County

Lewis County

Carroll County

Hart County

Grayson County

Montgomery County

Henry County

Todd County

Metcalfe County

Livingston County

Pike County

Clinton County

Russell County

Lincoln County

Meade County

Bell County

Washington County

Magoffin County

Estill County

Breathitt County

Bath County

Laurel County

Union County

Pendleton County

Carter County

McLean County

Casey County

Carlisle County

Simpson County

Hancock County

Taylor County

Anderson County

Pulaski County

Nicholas County

Fulton County

Jackson County

Knott County

Greenup County

Webster County

Mason County

Ohio County

Crittenden County

Mercer County

Logan County

Hopkins County

Barren County

Bourbon County

Larue County

Hickman County

Boyd County

Green County

Marshall County

Rowan County

Harrison County

Christian County

Breckinridge County

Wayne County

Nelson County

Allen County

Grant County

Henderson County

Hardin County

Muhlenberg County

Clark County

Graves County

Garrard County

Ballard County

Kenton County

Boyle County

Warren County

Franklin County

Marion County

Campbell County

Adair County

Elliott County

Daviess County

Rockcastle County

Madison County

Bracken County

Shelby County

Trigg County

Jefferson County

Spencer County

Edmonson County

Caldwell County

Scott County

McCracken County

Calloway County

Bullitt County

Trimble County

Owen County

Jessamine County

Lyon County

Oldham County

Woodford County

Robertson County

Fayette County

Boone County

Created by on 02/27/2024 7:52 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.

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.