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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, Ages 50+

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Sunflower County

Madison County

Bolivar County

Holmes County

Yazoo County

Claiborne County

Tunica County

Yalobusha County

Quitman County

Wilkinson County

Leflore County

Marshall County

Washington County

Adams County

Tallahatchie County

George County

Grenada County

Coahoma County

Panola County

Sharkey County

Jefferson County

Harrison County

Chickasaw County

Covington County

Lowndes County

Lee County

Attala County

Tishomingo County

Lawrence County

Tippah County

Montgomery County

Pearl River County

DeSoto County

Pike County

Forrest County

Copiah County

Tate County

Lincoln County

Scott County

Stone County

Jackson County

Union County

Franklin County

Humphreys County

Walthall County

Clarke County

Perry County

Calhoun County

Warren County

Neshoba County

Jefferson Davis County

Clay County

Leake County

Prentiss County

Monroe County

Greene County

Noxubee County

Newton County

Marion County

Pontotoc County

Itawamba County

Wayne County

Webster County

Hinds County

Alcorn County

Hancock County

Choctaw County

Jasper County

Jones County

Winston County

Carroll County

Amite County

Lafayette County

Oktibbeha County

Benton County

Simpson County

Kemper County

Lauderdale County

Smith County

Rankin County

Lamar County

Issaquena County

Created by on 07/05/2022 3:26 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:

† 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.