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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Minnesota by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

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

Mahnomen County

Mille Lacs County

Wadena County

Wilkin County

Chippewa County

Sibley County

Itasca County

Lincoln County

Martin County

Faribault County

Polk County

Clearwater County

Cass County

Pine County

Red Lake County

Le Sueur County

Rock County

St. Louis County

Carlton County

Norman County

Aitkin County

Koochiching County

Douglas County

Crow Wing County

Brown County

Lyon County

Hubbard County

Winona County

Isanti County

Goodhue County

Pipestone County

Big Stone County

Swift County

Nobles County

Mower County

Renville County

Meeker County

Morrison County

Chisago County

Cook County

Freeborn County

Dodge County

Traverse County

Clay County

Fillmore County

Sherburne County

Anoka County

Jackson County

Benton County

Yellow Medicine County

Wright County

Beltrami County

Ramsey County

Wabasha County

Cottonwood County

Becker County

Waseca County

Watonwan County

Stearns County

Kandiyohi County

Pennington County

Lake County

Grant County

Rice County

Washington County

Blue Earth County

Nicollet County

Hennepin County

Otter Tail County

Scott County

Kittson County

Lac qui Parle County

Dakota County

Redwood County

McLeod County

Kanabec County

Marshall County

Murray County

Steele County

Stevens County

Todd County

Pope County

Houston County

Carver County

Lake of the Woods County

Olmsted County

Roseau County

Created by on 08/14/2022 9:45 am.

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

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.