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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Mississippi by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Kemper County

Rankin County

Benton County

Lamar County

Smith County

Lafayette County

Carroll County

Jones County

Lauderdale County

Amite County

Winston County

Simpson County

Itawamba County

Hancock County

Oktibbeha County

Jasper County

Wayne County

Webster County

Choctaw County

Walthall County

Newton County

Hinds County

Franklin County

Clarke County

Alcorn County

Calhoun County

Clay County

Pike County

Greene County

Leake County

Jackson County

Marion County

Monroe County

Noxubee County

DeSoto County

Prentiss County

Pontotoc County

Humphreys County

Copiah County

Warren County

Jefferson Davis County

Perry County

Tate County

Lincoln County

Scott County

Neshoba County

Montgomery County

Tishomingo County

Forrest County

Harrison County

Pearl River County

Attala County

Union County

Tippah County

Panola County

George County

Chickasaw County

Tallahatchie County

Lowndes County

Lee County

Lawrence County

Stone County

Jefferson County

Marshall County

Covington County

Adams County

Yalobusha County

Grenada County

Wilkinson County

Holmes County

Washington County

Coahoma County

Claiborne County

Yazoo County

Tunica County

Leflore County

Sharkey County

Madison County

Quitman County

Bolivar County

Sunflower County

Issaquena County

Created by on 05/21/2024 10:47 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 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.
* 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.
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.