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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <65

Sorted by Rate

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

Ontonagon County

Ottawa County

Clinton County

Washtenaw County

Grand Traverse County

Oakland County

Livingston County

Delta County

Kent County

Leelanau County

Dickinson County

Mason County

Gogebic County

Van Buren County

Menominee County

Cheboygan County

Isabella County

Eaton County

Presque Isle County

Marquette County

Midland County

Barry County

Kalamazoo County

Emmet County

Iron County

Oceana County

Lapeer County

Allegan County

Ionia County

Antrim County

Wexford County

Macomb County

Chippewa County

Houghton County

Huron County

Manistee County

St. Clair County

Saginaw County

Iosco County

Shiawassee County

Cass County

Ingham County

Montcalm County

Crawford County

Hillsdale County

Benzie County

Berrien County

Charlevoix County

Otsego County

Missaukee County

Schoolcraft County

St. Joseph County

Branch County

Osceola County

Lenawee County

Tuscola County

Alpena County

Monroe County

Newaygo County

Alger County

Gratiot County

Mackinac County

Oscoda County

Wayne County

Muskegon County

Genesee County

Baraga County

Bay County

Calhoun County

Jackson County

Mecosta County

Ogemaw County

Alcona County

Arenac County

Kalkaska County

Gladwin County

Luce County

Lake County

Sanilac County

Clare County

Roscommon County

Montmorency County

Keweenaw County

Created by on 07/01/2022 10:43 pm.

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.

* 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.