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Death Rate Report for Maine by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

White Non-Hispanic, Both Sexes, All Ages

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County
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Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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CI*Rank⋔
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Maine No 165.5 (162.9, 168.1) N/A 3,289 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.3)
United States 6 No 154.4 (154.1, 154.6) N/A 464,265 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.7)
Androscoggin County No 176.2 (166.3, 186.5) 4 (2, 12) 248 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.7)
Aroostook County No 162.2 (151.5, 173.7) 12 (4, 16) 186 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.6)
Cumberland County No 149.2 (143.7, 154.8) 16 (13, 16) 590 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.4, -1.7)
Franklin County No 171.6 (154.3, 190.7) 7 (2, 16) 79 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.0, -0.3)
Hancock County No 159.3 (147.4, 172.2) 14 (5, 16) 146 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.1, -1.5)
Kennebec County No 168.6 (160.0, 177.6) 9 (4, 14) 303 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.9)
Knox County No 168.8 (154.9, 183.9) 8 (3, 15) 119 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.3)
Lincoln County No 161.3 (147.4, 176.5) 13 (4, 16) 108 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.1)
Oxford County No 172.6 (160.1, 185.9) 6 (2, 14) 155 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
Penobscot County No 175.2 (167.0, 183.7) 5 (3, 11) 362 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.0, -0.5)
Piscataquis County No 202.7 (180.0, 228.4) 1 (1, 7) 63 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.3)
Sagadahoc County No 153.2 (138.8, 169.0) 15 (6, 16) 87 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.2, -1.1)
Somerset County No 196.0 (181.6, 211.4) 2 (1, 5) 148 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.5)
Waldo County No 162.5 (147.8, 178.4) 11 (3, 16) 99 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.6, -0.9)
Washington County No 188.5 (171.3, 207.3) 3 (1, 10) 97 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.7)
York County No 162.6 (156.1, 169.4) 10 (6, 15) 498 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/16/2024 8:32 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.

6 Hispanic mortality recent trend data for the United States has been excluded for the following states: Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma. The data on Hispanic and non-Hispanic mortality for these states may be unreliable for the time period used in the generation of the recent trend (1990 - 2020) and has been excluded from the calculation of the United States recent trend. This was based on the NCHS Policy.

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.

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