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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Mississippi 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


Mississippi


United States


Sunflower County


Madison County


Bolivar County


Holmes County


Sharkey County


Yazoo County


Claiborne County


Tunica County


Leflore County


Yalobusha County


Quitman County


Washington County


Coahoma County


Adams County


Tallahatchie County


Jefferson County


Wilkinson County


Lawrence County


Marshall County


Grenada County


Covington County


George County


Panola County


Tishomingo County


Lowndes County


Harrison County


Lee County


Chickasaw County


Tippah County


Pearl River County


Montgomery County


Stone County


Scott County


Jefferson Davis County


Attala County


Copiah County


Forrest County


Humphreys County


Noxubee County


DeSoto County


Lincoln County


Tate County


Calhoun County


Union County


Perry County


Warren County


Pike County


Monroe County


Neshoba County


Franklin County


Jackson County


Clarke County


Prentiss County


Walthall County


Leake County


Greene County


Clay County


Pontotoc County


Marion County


Newton County


Webster County


Itawamba County


Hinds County


Alcorn County


Wayne County


Winston County


Hancock County


Oktibbeha County


Jones County


Jasper County


Amite County


Choctaw County


Simpson County


Kemper County


Lafayette County


Lauderdale County


Carroll County


Smith County


Benton County


Rankin County


Lamar County


Issaquena County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/06/2022 7:33 pm.

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:
Issaquena

† 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.
* 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.