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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

Colon & Rectum, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Count

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 74.4 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


Kentucky


United States


Jefferson County


Fayette County


Kenton County


Boone County


Hardin County


Warren County


Daviess County


Pike County


Campbell County


Pulaski County


Barren County


Laurel County


McCracken County


Bullitt County


Madison County


Boyd County


Oldham County


Christian County


Clark County


Franklin County


Nelson County


Boyle County


Hopkins County


Floyd County


Henderson County


Greenup County


Shelby County


Montgomery County


Bell County


Knox County


Grayson County


Harlan County


Marshall County


Perry County


Scott County


Calloway County


Carter County


Letcher County


Muhlenberg County


Logan County


Lincoln County


Graves County


Jessamine County


Breckinridge County


Taylor County


Meade County


Johnson County


Whitley County


Butler County


Clay County


Marion County


Mercer County


Ohio County


Wayne County


Anderson County


Russell County


Woodford County


Allen County


Bourbon County


Fleming County


Henry County


Casey County


Washington County


Lawrence County


Mason County


Rowan County


Harrison County


McCreary County


Monroe County


Hart County


Powell County


Adair County


Cumberland County


Grant County


Simpson County


Union County


Caldwell County


Edmonson County


Garrard County


Lewis County


Morgan County


Rockcastle County


Owen County


Estill County


Ballard County Bath County Bracken County Breathitt County Carlisle County Carroll County Clinton County Crittenden County Elliott County Fulton County Gallatin County Green County Hancock County Hickman County Jackson County Knott County Larue County Lee County Leslie County Livingston County Lyon County Magoffin County Martin County McLean County Menifee County Metcalfe County Nicholas County Owsley County Pendleton County Robertson County Spencer County Todd County Trigg County Trimble County Webster County Wolfe County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/16/2024 6:22 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 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.