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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Recentaapc

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

Midland County

Cass County

Lake County

Roscommon County

Schoolcraft County

Kalkaska County

Baraga County

Chippewa County

Gratiot County

Branch County

Clare County

Emmet County

Hillsdale County

Mecosta County

Menominee County

Missaukee County

Ontonagon County

Oscoda County

Crawford County

Gladwin County

Montmorency County

Alcona County

Bay County

Eaton County

Huron County

Isabella County

Lenawee County

Muskegon County

Osceola County

Otsego County

Tuscola County

Alpena County

Calhoun County

Delta County

Houghton County

Jackson County

Lapeer County

Marquette County

Mason County

Oceana County

Van Buren County

Allegan County

Cheboygan County

Ingham County

Macomb County

Montcalm County

Newaygo County

Ottawa County

Shiawassee County

Barry County

Dickinson County

Ionia County

Manistee County

Monroe County

Presque Isle County

St. Clair County

St. Joseph County

Arenac County

Berrien County

Charlevoix County

Iosco County

Iron County

Kalamazoo County

Kent County

Benzie County

Gogebic County

Ogemaw County

Saginaw County

Clinton County

Grand Traverse County

Washtenaw County

Luce County

Antrim County

Livingston County

Genesee County

Leelanau County

Mackinac County

Oakland County

Keweenaw County

Wayne County

Wexford County

Sanilac County

Alger County

Created by on 11/28/2023 5:51 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 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.

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.