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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Kentucky by County

Colon & Rectum, 2013-2017

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 14.5 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

Woodford County

Graves County

Jessamine County

Fayette County

Warren County

Shelby County

McCracken County

Hopkins County

Harrison County

Boone County

Whitley County

Nelson County

Marshall County

Henderson County

Madison County

Jefferson County

Calloway County

Garrard County

Adair County

Daviess County

Meade County

Campbell County

Bullitt County

Simpson County

Lincoln County

Knott County

Greenup County

Montgomery County

Christian County

Rowan County

Franklin County

Kenton County

Hardin County

Carter County

Mercer County

Bourbon County

Oldham County

Laurel County

Boyd County

Scott County

Knox County

Clark County

Pulaski County

Ohio County

Clay County

Lewis County

Barren County

Perry County

Grant County

Spencer County

Bell County

Boyle County

Marion County

Taylor County

Muhlenberg County

Grayson County

Mason County

Logan County

Letcher County

Estill County

Allen County

Floyd County

Casey County

Larue County

Breckinridge County

Rockcastle County

Breathitt County

Russell County

Henry County

Todd County

Anderson County

Pike County

Hart County

McLean County

Harlan County

Wayne County

Martin County

Carroll County

Washington County

Monroe County

Fleming County

Johnson County

Lawrence County

Butler County

Ballard County Bath County Bracken County Caldwell County Carlisle County Clinton County Crittenden County Cumberland County Edmonson County Elliott County Fulton County Gallatin County Green County Hancock County Hickman County Jackson County Lee County Leslie County Livingston County Lyon County Magoffin County McCreary County Menifee County Metcalfe County Morgan County Nicholas County Owen County Owsley County Pendleton County Powell County Robertson County Trigg County Trimble County Union County Webster County Wolfe County

Created by on 08/12/2020 3:17 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 1969-2017 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.

Healthy People 2020 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.

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.