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Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

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Kentucky *** 1,030.5 (1,019.6, 1,041.5) N/A 6,969 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.9, -1.3)
United States *** 871.8 (870.7, 873.0) N/A 427,355 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.4, -1.7)
Clay County *** 1,505.9 (1,305.2, 1,728.7) 1 (1, 34) 42 rising rising trend 0.9 (0.2, 1.6)
Hart County *** 1,376.6 (1,191.6, 1,582.2) 2 (1, 65) 40 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.1, 1.3)
Perry County *** 1,372.1 (1,214.8, 1,544.3) 3 (1, 55) 57 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.5, 0.8)
Wolfe County *** 1,358.4 (1,083.4, 1,681.3) 4 (1, 106) 17 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.6, 0.4)
Whitley County *** 1,342.0 (1,207.1, 1,488.0) 5 (1, 49) 74 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.6, 0.7)
Lawrence County *** 1,324.1 (1,124.4, 1,549.1) 6 (1, 80) 33 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Johnson County *** 1,298.6 (1,138.1, 1,475.3) 7 (1, 73) 49 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.8, 0.7)
Carroll County *** 1,269.4 (1,033.3, 1,543.8) 8 (1, 112) 21 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.5, 0.6)
Letcher County *** 1,261.5 (1,103.7, 1,435.5) 9 (1, 82) 48 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.0, 0.4)
Morgan County *** 1,259.3 (1,044.1, 1,505.4) 10 (1, 107) 25 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.3, 1.6)
Harlan County *** 1,240.5 (1,097.3, 1,397.2) 11 (1, 83) 56 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.1, 1.5)
Fleming County *** 1,237.8 (1,041.8, 1,459.9) 12 (1, 106) 29 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.5, 1.0)
Union County *** 1,234.8 (1,031.6, 1,466.1) 13 (1, 112) 27 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.6)
Menifee County *** 1,233.1 (969.8, 1,546.4) 14 (1, 119) 15 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.6, 0.2)
Powell County *** 1,229.2 (1,003.0, 1,491.4) 15 (1, 116) 22 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.7, 0.3)
Henry County *** 1,228.6 (1,039.3, 1,442.2) 16 (1, 107) 31 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.6, 0.8)
Todd County *** 1,227.8 (1,013.3, 1,474.2) 17 (1, 111) 23 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.5)
Grayson County *** 1,218.6 (1,072.5, 1,379.2) 18 (2, 94) 52 rising rising trend 0.7 (0.1, 1.2)
Floyd County *** 1,218.4 (1,094.0, 1,353.1) 19 (3, 76) 73 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.3, -0.7)
Monroe County *** 1,212.1 (1,000.3, 1,455.7) 20 (1, 116) 23 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.6, 1.5)
Lee County *** 1,211.0 (936.2, 1,541.4) 21 (1, 120) 14 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.3, 0.9)
Nicholas County *** 1,209.7 (939.1, 1,533.7) 22 (1, 119) 14 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.2, 0.7)
Carlisle County *** 1,205.1 (920.6, 1,550.0) 23 (1, 120) 12 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.1, 1.5)
Bell County *** 1,204.1 (1,067.7, 1,353.1) 24 (2, 93) 58 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.3, 0.0)
Webster County *** 1,202.3 (1,003.2, 1,429.4) 25 (1, 112) 26 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.3)
Cumberland County *** 1,198.8 (957.9, 1,482.0) 26 (1, 118) 17 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.1, 1.7)
Leslie County *** 1,197.8 (974.3, 1,457.0) 27 (1, 118) 20 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.1, 1.0)
Montgomery County *** 1,194.1 (1,047.2, 1,355.7) 28 (2, 94) 49 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.5)
Lewis County *** 1,181.3 (989.8, 1,399.2) 29 (1, 114) 27 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 1.0)
Clinton County *** 1,176.8 (964.1, 1,422.4) 30 (1, 118) 22 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.6, 0.7)
Harrison County *** 1,175.6 (1,011.0, 1,359.4) 31 (2, 105) 37 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.5, 0.9)
Estill County *** 1,168.8 (979.3, 1,384.0) 32 (1, 116) 28 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 0.9)
Bath County *** 1,163.8 (959.4, 1,399.0) 33 (1, 118) 23 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.4, 1.5)
Simpson County *** 1,161.3 (987.9, 1,356.4) 34 (2, 114) 33 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.3, 1.4)
Lincoln County *** 1,158.8 (1,017.4, 1,314.4) 35 (3, 105) 49 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Mason County *** 1,158.5 (986.3, 1,352.0) 36 (2, 112) 33 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.0, 0.6)
McCreary County *** 1,158.2 (971.0, 1,371.0) 37 (1, 117) 29 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.3, -0.3)
Green County *** 1,157.2 (961.4, 1,381.1) 38 (1, 118) 25 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.2, 1.6)
Hancock County *** 1,150.2 (904.4, 1,441.4) 39 (1, 120) 15 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.2, 0.8)
Greenup County *** 1,147.7 (1,037.2, 1,266.7) 40 (9, 92) 80 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.2)
Meade County *** 1,145.6 (992.4, 1,315.8) 41 (4, 111) 42 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.2)
Taylor County *** 1,144.3 (1,006.9, 1,295.3) 42 (4, 107) 50 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.1, 1.3)
Crittenden County *** 1,142.8 (926.4, 1,394.4) 43 (1, 118) 20 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.6, 0.7)
Logan County *** 1,142.2 (1,008.8, 1,288.4) 44 (5, 106) 54 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.4)
Russell County *** 1,141.8 (985.7, 1,315.5) 45 (2, 111) 39 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.9, 1.0)
Ohio County *** 1,137.0 (993.3, 1,295.6) 46 (3, 111) 46 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.4)
Breathitt County *** 1,134.6 (932.1, 1,368.3) 47 (1, 119) 23 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.4)
Robertson County *** 1,125.3 (727.3, 1,661.2) 48 (1, 120) 5 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.2, 1.2)
Knox County *** 1,119.4 (993.9, 1,256.5) 49 (7, 109) 59 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.1)
Breckinridge County *** 1,118.8 (968.1, 1,286.5) 50 (4, 114) 41 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.4)
Grant County *** 1,117.0 (950.6, 1,303.8) 51 (3, 116) 34 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.3)
Pendleton County *** 1,113.4 (918.5, 1,337.3) 52 (3, 119) 24 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.2)
Magoffin County *** 1,113.3 (908.9, 1,349.7) 53 (2, 120) 21 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.6, 0.3)
Butler County *** 1,107.6 (919.5, 1,322.8) 54 (2, 119) 25 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.3, 0.5)
Owsley County *** 1,101.1 (802.2, 1,475.9) 55 (1, 120) 9 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.1, 0.3)
Hopkins County *** 1,094.2 (992.3, 1,203.8) 56 (15, 103) 86 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Anderson County *** 1,087.9 (931.1, 1,263.4) 57 (7, 119) 35 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.0, 1.1)
Washington County *** 1,086.9 (892.6, 1,310.5) 58 (3, 120) 22 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.4, 1.0)
McLean County *** 1,084.8 (873.0, 1,332.3) 59 (1, 120) 18 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.3)
Boyd County *** 1,084.2 (989.0, 1,186.0) 60 (17, 106) 96 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.3)
Pike County *** 1,083.8 (994.1, 1,179.4) 61 (18, 104) 112 falling falling trend -5.0 (-9.2, -0.5)
Hardin County *** 1,083.3 (1,007.0, 1,163.8) 62 (23, 98) 153 falling falling trend -0.4 (-0.7, -0.1)
Knott County *** 1,080.8 (906.3, 1,279.2) 63 (3, 118) 28 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.5)
Clark County *** 1,075.8 (961.0, 1,200.6) 64 (14, 113) 65 stable stable trend -6.8 (-13.6, 0.5)
Gallatin County *** 1,068.0 (801.1, 1,396.1) 65 (1, 120) 12 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.3, 0.2)
Barren County *** 1,066.2 (962.4, 1,178.1) 66 (18, 111) 78 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.6, 0.4)
Carter County *** 1,065.1 (937.3, 1,205.4) 67 (11, 116) 51 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.4)
Wayne County *** 1,061.3 (921.3, 1,216.6) 68 (11, 118) 42 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.0)
Larue County *** 1,060.2 (883.1, 1,262.4) 69 (5, 120) 25 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.5)
Pulaski County *** 1,051.6 (967.5, 1,141.0) 70 (28, 106) 118 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.8, 0.0)
Bourbon County *** 1,046.9 (902.3, 1,208.1) 71 (11, 119) 38 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.5, -0.7)
Mercer County *** 1,042.9 (901.6, 1,199.9) 72 (11, 119) 40 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.1)
Laurel County *** 1,039.5 (946.5, 1,139.1) 73 (25, 112) 95 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.4, -0.3)
Franklin County *** 1,028.5 (931.2, 1,133.1) 74 (26, 115) 84 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.5)
Muhlenberg County *** 1,025.3 (910.3, 1,150.8) 75 (20, 117) 58 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.0, 0.1)
Ballard County *** 1,022.0 (813.0, 1,268.2) 76 (3, 120) 17 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.5)
Owen County *** 1,018.9 (815.5, 1,257.4) 77 (3, 120) 18 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.4)
Kenton County *** 1,017.7 (957.5, 1,080.7) 78 (42, 108) 220 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.6, -1.2)
Livingston County *** 1,017.5 (825.8, 1,240.9) 79 (5, 120) 20 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.1, 1.1)
Martin County *** 1,014.5 (807.7, 1,257.8) 80 (5, 120) 17 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.3, -0.2)
Henderson County *** 1,013.4 (913.3, 1,121.4) 81 (28, 116) 76 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.0)
Fulton County *** 1,010.0 (766.6, 1,305.6) 82 (2, 120) 12 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.9, 1.2)
Jackson County *** 1,001.3 (816.1, 1,216.2) 83 (6, 120) 21 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.3)
Trimble County *** 998.1 (772.8, 1,269.0) 84 (3, 120) 14 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.7, 0.8)
Madison County *** 996.6 (915.4, 1,083.1) 85 (42, 115) 115 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.4)
Marshall County *** 995.2 (888.9, 1,110.8) 86 (29, 118) 64 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.1, 0.0)
Casey County *** 994.6 (840.2, 1,169.1) 87 (16, 120) 30 falling falling trend -4.7 (-7.2, -2.1)
Marion County *** 991.9 (836.3, 1,167.9) 88 (11, 120) 30 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.0)
Shelby County *** 987.0 (879.7, 1,103.7) 89 (31, 119) 64 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Nelson County *** 985.8 (877.9, 1,103.2) 90 (31, 119) 63 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.1, -0.8)
Metcalfe County *** 985.6 (791.8, 1,212.5) 91 (8, 120) 18 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.3, 1.3)
Campbell County *** 985.1 (910.5, 1,064.1) 92 (45, 117) 132 stable stable trend -6.9 (-13.9, 0.7)
Bullitt County *** 983.9 (901.4, 1,071.8) 93 (44, 118) 110 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.1, -0.9)
Trigg County *** 981.5 (827.3, 1,156.2) 94 (16, 120) 30 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.2, -0.6)
Rowan County *** 979.9 (830.2, 1,148.6) 95 (15, 120) 31 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.8, 1.1)
Elliott County *** 973.5 (752.9, 1,238.6) 96 (4, 120) 13 falling falling trend -1.6 (-3.0, -0.1)
Daviess County *** 968.1 (901.2, 1,038.7) 97 (55, 117) 158 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.5)
Scott County *** 963.8 (851.5, 1,086.6) 98 (36, 120) 56 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.5)
Allen County *** 959.7 (815.0, 1,122.4) 99 (22, 120) 32 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.2)
Jefferson County *** 959.4 (934.1, 985.3) 100 (78, 109) 1,119 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.2, -1.6)
Graves County *** 954.9 (851.4, 1,067.5) 101 (41, 120) 63 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.0, 0.1)
Rockcastle County *** 950.4 (793.9, 1,128.6) 102 (22, 120) 27 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.3)
Spencer County *** 949.5 (773.3, 1,153.7) 103 (14, 120) 22 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.2, -0.4)
Garrard County *** 947.0 (795.6, 1,118.8) 104 (24, 120) 28 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.1)
Lyon County *** 946.0 (763.4, 1,159.1) 105 (13, 120) 19 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.8, -0.3)
Christian County *** 942.1 (852.1, 1,039.1) 106 (51, 120) 81 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.4)
Bracken County *** 934.6 (711.3, 1,206.1) 107 (4, 120) 12 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 1.0)
Jessamine County *** 932.2 (834.4, 1,038.4) 108 (50, 120) 68 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -0.9)
Calloway County *** 931.7 (827.8, 1,045.0) 109 (45, 120) 59 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.6, 0.3)
Boyle County *** 931.3 (819.3, 1,054.2) 110 (40, 120) 51 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.6)
Warren County *** 928.0 (860.3, 999.6) 111 (69, 119) 143 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.6, -0.8)
Boone County *** 920.8 (853.5, 992.0) 112 (68, 120) 145 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.5, -1.7)
Woodford County *** 914.8 (788.9, 1,055.0) 113 (44, 120) 39 falling falling trend -3.5 (-5.4, -1.5)
McCracken County *** 914.8 (840.9, 993.5) 114 (68, 120) 115 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.6, -0.7)
Caldwell County *** 903.7 (745.1, 1,085.9) 115 (29, 120) 23 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.8, -0.1)
Oldham County *** 890.3 (794.2, 994.8) 116 (59, 120) 67 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.9, -0.5)
Fayette County *** 887.5 (845.7, 930.8) 117 (93, 120) 348 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.8, -1.3)
Adair County *** 875.7 (738.0, 1,031.4) 118 (45, 120) 29 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)
Hickman County *** 862.2 (632.2, 1,147.7) 119 (9, 120) 9 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.0, 0.7)
Edmonson County *** 838.2 (679.4, 1,022.9) 120 (43, 120) 20 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.5, -1.0)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/27/2021 6:46 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
⋔ 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.



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.

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