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Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

All Cancer Sites, 2014-2018

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Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
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Kentucky *** 233.4 (230.5, 236.2) N/A 5,503 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.8, -1.4)
United States *** 185.5 (185.2, 185.8) N/A 314,070 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.5, -1.8)
Breathitt County *** 352.9 (290.8, 424.5) 1 (1, 54) 26 stable stable trend 1.1 (-0.5, 2.7)
Whitley County *** 341.0 (303.7, 381.7) 2 (1, 31) 65 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.8, 0.6)
Wolfe County *** 340.2 (260.5, 436.9) 3 (1, 101) 14 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.2, 1.7)
Powell County *** 328.7 (266.2, 401.6) 4 (1, 80) 21 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.7, 0.4)
Bath County *** 328.6 (270.5, 395.9) 5 (1, 81) 24 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.2, 1.6)
Hart County *** 325.0 (274.4, 382.2) 6 (1, 73) 33 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Harlan County *** 322.7 (282.7, 367.1) 7 (1, 52) 51 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.9, 0.5)
Menifee County *** 320.7 (243.8, 415.6) 8 (1, 109) 14 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.2, 1.2)
Clay County *** 317.4 (267.9, 373.3) 9 (1, 76) 33 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.5, 1.7)
Union County *** 314.3 (256.7, 380.9) 10 (1, 95) 24 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.5, 0.8)
Nicholas County *** 308.6 (238.1, 394.7) 11 (1, 112) 14 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.5)
Lawrence County *** 305.1 (253.9, 363.8) 12 (1, 86) 28 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.6)
McLean County *** 303.3 (241.2, 377.4) 13 (1, 102) 17 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.5, 1.1)
Robertson County *** 302.8 (196.0, 458.2) 14 (1, 120) 5 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.8, 1.1)
Morgan County *** 302.3 (247.2, 366.1) 15 (1, 93) 22 stable stable trend 1.0 (0.0, 2.0)
Carlisle County *** 300.8 (216.6, 408.6) 16 (1, 120) 9 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.6, 1.3)
Perry County *** 297.7 (260.2, 339.4) 17 (1, 74) 49 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.5)
Carroll County *** 297.3 (236.0, 369.8) 18 (1, 105) 17 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.7, 0.9)
Russell County *** 293.6 (249.6, 343.7) 19 (2, 89) 34 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.3, 0.8)
Magoffin County *** 293.0 (238.4, 356.7) 20 (1, 105) 22 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.4, 1.0)
Lee County *** 291.5 (219.1, 381.1) 21 (1, 118) 12 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.1, 0.8)
Lincoln County *** 289.0 (250.3, 332.4) 22 (3, 82) 42 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1)
Anderson County *** 288.1 (242.9, 339.2) 23 (2, 98) 32 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.3, 0.8)
Grayson County *** 286.3 (247.3, 329.8) 24 (3, 86) 43 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.1, 1.0)
Monroe County *** 285.9 (228.1, 354.6) 25 (1, 111) 19 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.5, 1.1)
Owsley County *** 285.8 (204.5, 392.0) 26 (1, 120) 9 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.8, 0.9)
Cumberland County *** 282.4 (218.5, 362.0) 27 (1, 116) 14 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.3, 1.1)
Leslie County *** 280.2 (221.8, 349.8) 28 (1, 114) 18 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.0, 0.2)
Letcher County *** 279.0 (239.0, 324.2) 29 (4, 94) 39 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.6, 0.2)
Marion County *** 277.2 (231.7, 329.2) 30 (2, 102) 29 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.2, 0.3)
Estill County *** 276.9 (226.5, 335.7) 31 (1, 113) 24 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.4, 0.6)
Harrison County *** 276.6 (231.5, 328.1) 32 (3, 104) 29 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.1, 0.7)
Webster County *** 274.5 (222.5, 335.3) 33 (1, 112) 21 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.2, -0.2)
Barren County *** 273.4 (243.7, 305.8) 34 (8, 86) 65 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.4, -0.1)
Grant County *** 273.3 (228.1, 324.4) 35 (2, 104) 31 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.6, -0.6)
Knox County *** 271.2 (237.4, 308.7) 36 (7, 94) 49 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.2, -0.5)
McCreary County *** 270.7 (223.0, 325.5) 37 (2, 111) 26 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.0)
Gallatin County *** 269.4 (197.6, 358.1) 38 (1, 120) 12 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.9, -0.4)
Fulton County *** 269.3 (201.0, 355.2) 39 (1, 119) 11 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.6, 0.6)
Ohio County *** 266.4 (228.8, 308.6) 40 (6, 104) 38 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.4, -0.1)
Floyd County *** 266.2 (234.1, 301.7) 41 (8, 98) 55 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.0)
Washington County *** 266.2 (213.7, 328.3) 42 (2, 114) 19 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.1, 0.6)
Hopkins County *** 262.3 (234.8, 292.4) 43 (12, 91) 70 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.4)
Simpson County *** 261.7 (216.7, 313.4) 44 (4, 112) 25 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.1, 1.3)
Lewis County *** 260.9 (215.3, 314.3) 45 (4, 116) 24 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.9, 1.3)
Pulaski County *** 260.6 (237.6, 285.2) 46 (17, 89) 101 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.1, 0.0)
Wayne County *** 259.9 (222.5, 302.3) 47 (10, 109) 37 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.1)
Montgomery County *** 259.4 (222.6, 300.5) 48 (8, 110) 38 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.1)
Fleming County *** 258.4 (211.0, 313.7) 49 (4, 114) 23 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.0)
Livingston County *** 257.7 (202.7, 324.6) 50 (2, 119) 17 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.0, 0.4)
Mason County *** 257.0 (211.6, 309.4) 51 (4, 114) 24 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.1)
Jackson County *** 256.5 (206.0, 315.9) 52 (4, 117) 20 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.9, 0.4)
Pike County *** 256.4 (232.6, 282.1) 53 (18, 93) 93 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.5)
Bell County *** 256.3 (221.7, 294.9) 54 (12, 106) 42 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -0.9)
Greenup County *** 255.2 (226.3, 287.1) 55 (15, 99) 59 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Casey County *** 255.1 (210.5, 307.0) 56 (6, 115) 25 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.5, 0.6)
Henry County *** 254.3 (207.2, 309.1) 57 (5, 116) 23 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.5, 0.7)
Henderson County *** 253.3 (225.5, 283.7) 58 (15, 99) 65 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.2)
Rockcastle County *** 252.5 (208.4, 303.5) 59 (6, 116) 25 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.3)
Hardin County *** 252.1 (232.1, 273.3) 60 (25, 90) 126 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.5, -0.6)
Laurel County *** 251.8 (227.3, 278.3) 61 (19, 103) 84 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.0)
Larue County *** 250.4 (202.5, 306.5) 62 (6, 118) 20 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.1)
Logan County *** 250.2 (216.0, 288.4) 63 (12, 111) 41 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.5, -0.4)
Rowan County *** 249.0 (208.3, 295.3) 64 (11, 115) 28 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.9, 1.0)
Carter County *** 249.0 (215.5, 286.5) 65 (13, 110) 42 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.9, -0.6)
Johnson County *** 248.3 (210.6, 291.1) 66 (12, 114) 34 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.1)
Clark County *** 246.1 (216.1, 279.3) 67 (18, 108) 52 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.5)
Muhlenberg County *** 244.8 (213.4, 279.7) 68 (15, 110) 46 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.1, -0.6)
Marshall County *** 243.4 (214.0, 276.1) 69 (20, 109) 52 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.1)
Mercer County *** 241.3 (203.2, 284.8) 70 (12, 116) 31 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.0, -0.3)
Taylor County *** 241.2 (205.1, 281.9) 71 (16, 115) 34 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.5)
Trimble County *** 239.2 (182.5, 308.9) 72 (5, 120) 13 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.1, 0.9)
Meade County *** 238.4 (202.8, 278.4) 73 (19, 116) 35 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.5)
Ballard County *** 237.2 (180.3, 307.7) 74 (5, 120) 12 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.4, -1.0)
Crittenden County *** 236.6 (185.1, 299.6) 75 (6, 120) 15 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.7, -0.4)
Martin County *** 236.3 (184.4, 298.3) 76 (6, 120) 16 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.3, -0.1)
Franklin County *** 233.7 (207.9, 261.8) 77 (30, 112) 64 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.1, -0.8)
Nelson County *** 232.5 (203.0, 265.0) 78 (27, 116) 51 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.9, -1.2)
Boyd County *** 229.9 (205.7, 256.4) 79 (32, 111) 69 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.1, -0.9)
McCracken County *** 227.5 (206.6, 250.1) 80 (42, 110) 91 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.8, -1.0)
Garrard County *** 227.5 (186.9, 274.8) 81 (16, 119) 24 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.7, 0.3)
Christian County *** 227.5 (203.1, 253.8) 82 (36, 113) 66 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.8, -0.9)
Hancock County *** 227.2 (163.5, 306.5) 83 (3, 120) 10 stable stable trend -1.7 (-3.8, 0.4)
Breckinridge County *** 226.7 (190.6, 268.2) 84 (22, 119) 30 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.2, -0.4)
Bracken County *** 226.2 (168.7, 297.7) 85 (6, 120) 11 falling falling trend -1.7 (-3.0, -0.3)
Butler County *** 225.9 (179.1, 281.5) 86 (14, 120) 17 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.0, -0.8)
Todd County *** 225.8 (177.0, 284.3) 87 (13, 120) 15 falling falling trend -1.8 (-3.0, -0.6)
Madison County *** 225.7 (204.7, 248.2) 88 (42, 112) 91 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6)
Daviess County *** 224.5 (206.7, 243.4) 89 (52, 110) 123 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.1, -1.4)
Boyle County *** 224.0 (193.3, 258.5) 90 (28, 118) 39 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.6, -1.0)
Shelby County *** 223.9 (196.7, 253.9) 91 (36, 116) 54 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.3, -0.6)
Campbell County *** 221.2 (201.9, 241.7) 92 (50, 113) 104 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.2, -1.4)
Bourbon County *** 220.1 (182.7, 263.2) 93 (26, 120) 26 stable stable trend 5.7 (-2.3, 14.3)
Graves County *** 218.4 (191.0, 248.6) 94 (38, 118) 48 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.4)
Kenton County *** 218.3 (203.2, 234.1) 95 (63, 111) 171 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.4)
Spencer County *** 217.5 (175.1, 267.0) 96 (20, 120) 21 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.7, -0.7)
Metcalfe County *** 217.0 (166.5, 278.8) 97 (12, 120) 13 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.6, 0.2)
Clinton County *** 216.2 (167.5, 275.6) 98 (14, 120) 15 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.2, 0.2)
Caldwell County *** 215.4 (172.1, 267.4) 99 (21, 120) 18 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.2, -0.2)
Jessamine County *** 211.7 (187.5, 238.2) 100 (49, 118) 58 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.7, -1.4)
Knott County *** 211.6 (169.8, 261.0) 101 (23, 120) 20 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.1, 0.1)
Jefferson County *** 210.3 (203.7, 217.0) 102 (84, 108) 820 falling falling trend -2.4 (-2.7, -2.1)
Warren County *** 209.7 (192.3, 228.2) 103 (68, 116) 116 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.3, -1.2)
Calloway County *** 207.6 (181.0, 237.2) 104 (52, 119) 46 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.3)
Allen County *** 200.6 (165.7, 241.0) 105 (42, 120) 25 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.1, -0.2)
Green County *** 200.0 (155.8, 254.1) 106 (26, 120) 15 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.7, 0.8)
Pendleton County *** 198.8 (156.7, 249.0) 107 (31, 120) 17 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.8, -0.4)
Elliott County *** 198.7 (146.4, 264.8) 108 (16, 120) 10 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.3, -1.0)
Scott County *** 197.4 (169.8, 227.9) 109 (60, 120) 42 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.8, -1.0)
Bullitt County *** 197.1 (177.5, 218.2) 110 (76, 119) 83 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.0, -1.8)
Woodford County *** 195.9 (163.2, 233.3) 111 (52, 120) 29 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.9, -0.7)
Trigg County *** 195.5 (158.2, 240.2) 112 (41, 120) 21 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.4, -1.5)
Hickman County *** 194.6 (135.8, 276.3) 113 (12, 120) 7 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.6, 0.5)
Boone County *** 192.8 (176.0, 210.7) 114 (84, 120) 108 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.5, -1.3)
Fayette County *** 192.1 (181.4, 203.3) 115 (96, 118) 258 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.5, -1.9)
Adair County *** 186.7 (151.8, 227.6) 116 (52, 120) 21 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.9, -1.0)
Owen County *** 181.5 (136.5, 237.6) 117 (42, 120) 12 falling falling trend -1.8 (-3.2, -0.4)
Edmonson County *** 180.7 (141.3, 228.9) 118 (51, 120) 15 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.3, -1.3)
Oldham County *** 174.5 (152.3, 198.8) 119 (94, 120) 53 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.0, -1.7)
Lyon County *** 166.6 (125.2, 220.4) 120 (61, 120) 12 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.9, -0.9)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/04/2021 5:12 pm.

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 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.



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.

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