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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, Ages 50+

Sorted by Rate

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

Lamar County

Rankin County

Smith County

Benton County

Lafayette County

Jones County

Lauderdale County

Amite County

Oktibbeha County

Carroll County

Winston County

Simpson County

Noxubee County

Hancock County

Webster County

Itawamba County

Wayne County

Jasper County

Jefferson Davis County

Alcorn County

Calhoun County

Franklin County

Choctaw County

Walthall County

Monroe County

Hinds County

Newton County

Copiah County

Greene County

Warren County

Perry County

Leake County

Humphreys County

Pontotoc County

Jackson County

Prentiss County

Marion County

Clay County

Pike County

DeSoto County

Neshoba County

Clarke County

Tishomingo County

Scott County

Tippah County

Pearl River County

Tate County

Lincoln County

Lawrence County

Montgomery County

Forrest County

Stone County

Union County

Harrison County

Sharkey County

Tallahatchie County

Chickasaw County

George County

Panola County

Attala County

Lee County

Jefferson County

Lowndes County

Covington County

Adams County

Grenada County

Washington County

Marshall County

Coahoma County

Claiborne County

Holmes County

Yalobusha County

Wilkinson County

Tunica County

Yazoo County

Leflore County

Quitman County

Sunflower County

Madison County

Bolivar County

Issaquena County

Created by on 06/16/2024 4:57 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.
⋔ 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.