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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan by County

Breast, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages

Sorted by Name

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


Michigan


United States


Allegan County


Alpena County


Barry County


Bay County


Berrien County


Branch County


Calhoun County


Cass County


Charlevoix County


Cheboygan County


Clare County


Clinton County


Delta County


Dickinson County


Eaton County


Emmet County


Genesee County


Grand Traverse County


Gratiot County


Hillsdale County


Houghton County


Huron County


Ingham County


Ionia County


Iosco County


Isabella County


Jackson County


Kalamazoo County


Kent County


Lapeer County


Leelanau County


Lenawee County


Livingston County


Macomb County


Manistee County


Marquette County


Mason County


Mecosta County


Menominee County


Midland County


Monroe County


Montcalm County


Muskegon County


Newaygo County


Oakland County


Oceana County


Ogemaw County


Osceola County


Otsego County


Ottawa County


Roscommon County


Saginaw County


Sanilac County


Shiawassee County


St. Clair County


St. Joseph County


Tuscola County


Van Buren County


Washtenaw County


Wayne County


Wexford County


Alcona County Alger County Antrim County Arenac County Baraga County Benzie County Chippewa County Crawford County Gladwin County Gogebic County Iron County Kalkaska County Keweenaw County Lake County Luce County Mackinac County Missaukee County Montmorency County Ontonagon County Oscoda County Presque Isle County Schoolcraft County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/02/2022 4:52 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Alcona, Alger, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Benzie, Chippewa, Crawford, Gladwin, Gogebic, Iron, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Lake, Luce, Mackinac, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Presque Isle, Schoolcraft

† 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.
⋔ 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.

* 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).


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.