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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), Female, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

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

Martin County

Floyd County

Leslie County

Johnson County

Wolfe County

Clay County

Knox County

Metcalfe County

Butler County

Todd County

Knott County

Clinton County

Gallatin County

Lawrence County

Monroe County

Morgan County

Fleming County

Cumberland County

Whitley County

Powell County

Taylor County

Hancock County

Harlan County

Carlisle County

Bourbon County

Elliott County

Bell County

Pike County

Hart County

Henry County

McCreary County

Grayson County

Owsley County

McLean County

Lewis County

Pulaski County

Grant County

Webster County

Russell County

Carter County

Garrard County

Larue County

Pendleton County

Ohio County

Anderson County

Laurel County

Carroll County

Mason County

Logan County

Letcher County

Rockcastle County

Lincoln County

Graves County

Jackson County

Montgomery County

Estill County

Simpson County

Livingston County

Lee County

Hopkins County

Rowan County

Fulton County

Green County

Breckinridge County

Meade County

Henderson County

Boyd County

Marshall County

Allen County

Greenup County

Washington County

Clark County

Breathitt County

Magoffin County

Union County

Nicholas County

Boyle County

Edmonson County

Trigg County

Warren County

Kenton County

Muhlenberg County

Barren County

Campbell County

Adair County

Hardin County

Lyon County

Scott County

Menifee County

Wayne County

Christian County

Nelson County

Daviess County

Mercer County

Bath County

Bullitt County

Hickman County

Madison County

Jefferson County

Franklin County

McCracken County

Shelby County

Crittenden County

Marion County

Caldwell County

Calloway County

Bracken County

Woodford County

Owen County

Casey County

Trimble County

Fayette County

Harrison County

Jessamine County

Oldham County

Spencer County

Ballard County

Boone County

Robertson County

Created by on 05/20/2024 4:42 pm.

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.

* 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.