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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, All Ages

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

Oldham County

Lyon County

Scott County

Bullitt County

Boone County

Edmonson County

Adair County

Fayette County

Elliott County

Trigg County

Bracken County

Owen County

Knott County

Allen County

Spencer County

Caldwell County

Woodford County

Hickman County

Warren County

Calloway County

Graves County

Shelby County

Jefferson County

Campbell County

Jessamine County

Kenton County

Daviess County

Boyle County

Christian County

Pendleton County

Clinton County

Garrard County

Green County

McCracken County

Ballard County

Franklin County

Bourbon County

Madison County

Jackson County

Breckinridge County

Grant County

Rowan County

Clark County

Hancock County

Simpson County

Muhlenberg County

Crittenden County

Rockcastle County

Robertson County

Todd County

Metcalfe County

Meade County

Martin County

Henderson County

Wayne County

Taylor County

Hardin County

Nelson County

Laurel County

Greenup County

Logan County

Butler County

Mason County

Boyd County

Pulaski County

Hopkins County

McLean County

Marion County

Larue County

Harrison County

Johnson County

Marshall County

Mercer County

Trimble County

Pike County

Ohio County

Floyd County

Livingston County

Carter County

Gallatin County

Barren County

Henry County

Washington County

Fleming County

Cumberland County

Fulton County

Grayson County

Owsley County

Webster County

Montgomery County

Anderson County

Lincoln County

Casey County

Bell County

Carlisle County

Morgan County

Leslie County

Estill County

Knox County

Letcher County

Carroll County

McCreary County

Magoffin County

Lee County

Lewis County

Menifee County

Russell County

Monroe County

Harlan County

Union County

Bath County

Perry County

Lawrence County

Powell County

Hart County

Breathitt County

Nicholas County

Clay County

Wolfe County

Whitley County

Created by on 01/28/2022 11:23 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 1969-2018 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.