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Death Rate Report for Mississippi by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 65+

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Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Mississippi No 976.4 (963.5, 989.5) N/A 4,422 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.2, -0.9)
United States No 855.4 (854.2, 856.5) N/A 431,628 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.2, -1.7)
Harrison County No 1,073.2 (1,019.6, 1,128.9) 26 (10, 40) 309 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.6, -0.8)
Hinds County No 899.8 (853.2, 948.3) 55 (39, 67) 288 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.4, 0.4)
DeSoto County No 1,043.4 (982.4, 1,107.2) 29 (11, 47) 227 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.6)
Jackson County No 994.7 (934.3, 1,057.9) 39 (19, 54) 209 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.9)
Madison County No 1,439.2 (1,343.7, 1,539.5) 1 (1, 5) 177 falling falling trend -3.7 (-4.3, -3.0)
Rankin County No 748.0 (697.7, 800.9) 78 (63, 81) 168 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.6, -0.2)
Lee County No 1,104.4 (1,021.3, 1,192.4) 20 (5, 44) 132 falling falling trend -3.0 (-5.0, -1.0)
Pearl River County No 1,104.6 (1,012.1, 1,203.2) 19 (3, 44) 108 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.3)
Forrest County No 1,048.6 (960.2, 1,143.0) 28 (7, 53) 105 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.2, -0.2)
Lauderdale County No 802.2 (733.6, 875.4) 70 (49, 80) 102 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.5, -1.8)
Lowndes County No 1,126.9 (1,030.2, 1,230.4) 11 (3, 43) 102 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.7, 0.1)
Jones County No 793.1 (720.7, 870.7) 71 (50, 80) 89 falling falling trend -2.9 (-4.4, -1.3)
Hancock County No 859.8 (774.3, 952.1) 64 (36, 78) 76 stable stable trend -3.1 (-16.2, 12.2)
Washington County No 1,114.8 (1,002.2, 1,236.5) 12 (3, 48) 75 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.6, 0.3)
Warren County No 963.5 (863.6, 1,071.8) 44 (14, 69) 70 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.5, -0.7)
Marshall County No 1,156.7 (1,034.3, 1,289.4) 7 (2, 42) 68 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.2)
Lamar County No 774.1 (689.6, 866.0) 76 (49, 81) 62 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.8)
Monroe County No 910.8 (811.9, 1,018.5) 51 (22, 75) 62 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Adams County No 1,083.8 (964.9, 1,213.4) 22 (3, 55) 61 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.3)
Alcorn County No 910.4 (809.5, 1,020.3) 52 (19, 75) 60 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.1, -0.7)
Bolivar County No 1,301.8 (1,154.8, 1,462.3) 3 (1, 24) 60 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.3)
Pike County No 926.5 (823.0, 1,039.4) 47 (15, 74) 59 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Lincoln County No 1,037.4 (920.4, 1,165.1) 33 (6, 63) 58 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Panola County No 1,114.2 (987.8, 1,252.4) 13 (2, 53) 58 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Lafayette County No 866.8 (766.2, 976.8) 62 (28, 79) 56 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.5)
Union County No 1,065.2 (934.7, 1,208.6) 27 (4, 61) 49 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.8, 0.7)
Leflore County No 1,217.9 (1,067.8, 1,383.1) 5 (1, 41) 48 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.6, 0.5)
Yazoo County No 1,304.6 (1,141.8, 1,484.0) 2 (1, 31) 47 stable stable trend 3.6 (-0.3, 7.5)
Pontotoc County No 946.8 (825.6, 1,080.7) 46 (11, 75) 45 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.1)
Oktibbeha County No 785.1 (683.6, 897.3) 72 (43, 81) 44 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.5)
Tate County No 1,005.7 (874.2, 1,151.3) 37 (5, 70) 43 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.0)
Copiah County No 906.6 (788.3, 1,037.6) 53 (17, 79) 43 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.6)
Sunflower County No 1,215.6 (1,053.0, 1,396.3) 6 (1, 45) 41 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.5, 0.6)
Prentiss County No 897.0 (777.6, 1,029.6) 56 (18, 79) 41 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Neshoba County No 914.4 (791.4, 1,051.1) 50 (15, 78) 40 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.2)
Scott County No 970.0 (838.7, 1,116.0) 43 (7, 75) 40 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Grenada County No 1,109.8 (957.7, 1,279.1) 15 (2, 61) 39 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.5, 0.9)
Attala County No 1,108.8 (957.1, 1,277.8) 16 (2, 59) 38 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.7)
Marion County No 840.3 (722.6, 971.7) 65 (29, 80) 37 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.2, -1.4)
Simpson County No 775.0 (664.1, 898.9) 75 (42, 81) 35 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.4)
Tippah County No 1,011.2 (866.1, 1,173.6) 36 (4, 71) 35 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.7, 0.6)
Tishomingo County No 925.1 (792.8, 1,073.0) 48 (11, 78) 35 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.3)
Coahoma County No 1,037.8 (888.2, 1,205.5) 31 (3, 72) 35 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.4)
Covington County No 1,155.0 (989.8, 1,340.0) 8 (1, 56) 35 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.6, 0.9)
Leake County No 988.7 (846.7, 1,147.6) 40 (5, 74) 35 falling falling trend -3.3 (-6.1, -0.4)
Clay County No 1,013.7 (867.3, 1,177.6) 35 (4, 71) 35 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 1.0)
George County No 1,107.9 (942.7, 1,293.6) 17 (2, 64) 35 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.1)
Itawamba County No 819.7 (699.4, 954.8) 66 (31, 81) 33 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.2)
Newton County No 924.2 (784.5, 1,081.4) 49 (11, 79) 31 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.9, -0.3)
Stone County No 1,132.1 (954.5, 1,333.0) 10 (2, 61) 31 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)
Chickasaw County No 1,037.5 (878.0, 1,217.7) 32 (3, 71) 30 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.4)
Wayne County No 894.2 (756.6, 1,049.7) 57 (13, 79) 30 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.5)
Clarke County No 959.4 (809.6, 1,128.8) 45 (6, 78) 29 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.9, 0.6)
Winston County No 813.1 (685.5, 957.5) 68 (29, 81) 29 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.1)
Holmes County No 1,113.4 (936.6, 1,313.8) 14 (2, 66) 28 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.3)
Jasper County No 863.3 (725.1, 1,020.2) 63 (19, 80) 28 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.1)
Yalobusha County No 1,074.0 (892.8, 1,281.1) 25 (2, 70) 25 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.3)
Walthall County No 873.8 (723.6, 1,045.8) 61 (14, 80) 24 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.7)
Calhoun County No 876.4 (723.5, 1,052.0) 60 (12, 80) 23 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.2, 0.7)
Amite County No 779.9 (641.0, 940.1) 73 (33, 81) 22 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.9, -1.6)
Lawrence County No 1,076.3 (883.1, 1,298.7) 23 (2, 76) 22 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.2, 0.8)
Montgomery County No 1,038.2 (851.3, 1,253.8) 30 (2, 78) 22 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Tallahatchie County No 1,005.1 (821.7, 1,217.4) 38 (2, 78) 21 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.1, 0.3)
Smith County No 660.8 (537.8, 803.5) 80 (58, 81) 20 falling falling trend -4.9 (-8.0, -1.7)
Jefferson Davis County No 811.9 (659.4, 989.2) 69 (24, 81) 20 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.0)
Perry County No 906.4 (732.9, 1,108.6) 54 (6, 81) 19 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.5, 1.1)
Wilkinson County No 1,221.9 (979.3, 1,506.4) 4 (1, 62) 18 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 0.9)
Greene County No 885.5 (706.5, 1,095.8) 58 (8, 81) 17 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.4)
Carroll County No 730.8 (582.2, 906.0) 79 (38, 81) 17 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.1)
Claiborne County No 1,151.2 (908.3, 1,438.7) 9 (1, 75) 16 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.1)
Franklin County No 987.9 (776.2, 1,239.7) 41 (2, 80) 15 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.2, 1.0)
Webster County No 877.5 (683.8, 1,108.7) 59 (9, 81) 14 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.5, 0.5)
Choctaw County No 777.6 (604.6, 984.7) 74 (20, 81) 14 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.4, -0.1)
Noxubee County No 817.2 (634.3, 1,036.0) 67 (13, 81) 14 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.3)
Kemper County No 634.1 (489.9, 807.9) 81 (56, 81) 13 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.5, -0.6)
Humphreys County No 975.3 (752.7, 1,243.3) 42 (2, 81) 13 falling falling trend -3.2 (-5.0, -1.3)
Quitman County No 1,106.4 (850.5, 1,414.6) 18 (1, 79) 13 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)
Tunica County No 1,075.1 (819.2, 1,387.6) 24 (1, 80) 13 falling falling trend -1.1 (-2.0, -0.1)
Jefferson County No 1,086.9 (832.7, 1,393.7) 21 (1, 79) 13 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.9, 0.6)
Benton County No 774.0 (588.3, 999.6) 77 (17, 81) 12 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.2, 0.1)
Sharkey County No 1,020.2 (732.4, 1,384.9) 34 (1, 81) 9 falling falling trend -1.6 (-3.0, -0.2)
Issaquena County ***
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3 or fewer
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/13/2024 12:10 am.

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

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* 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.

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