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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), Male, All Ages

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

Bolivar County

Sunflower County

Leflore County

Quitman County

Madison County

Claiborne County

Tippah County

Yazoo County

Wilkinson County

Tunica County

Marshall County

Lee County

Lawrence County

Jefferson County

Coahoma County

Washington County

Yalobusha County

Lowndes County

Holmes County

Chickasaw County

Tallahatchie County

Union County

Noxubee County

Scott County

Adams County

Tishomingo County

Grenada County

Covington County

Sharkey County

Montgomery County

George County

Stone County

Prentiss County

Harrison County

Newton County

Attala County

Neshoba County

Clarke County

Pearl River County

Panola County

Lincoln County

Humphreys County

Perry County

Alcorn County

Warren County

Forrest County

Pontotoc County

Tate County

Copiah County

Hinds County

Clay County

Jasper County

Jackson County

Monroe County

Leake County

Marion County

Pike County

Calhoun County

DeSoto County

Webster County

Wayne County

Oktibbeha County

Hancock County

Jefferson Davis County

Itawamba County

Carroll County

Lafayette County

Lauderdale County

Jones County

Simpson County

Kemper County

Greene County

Walthall County

Smith County

Choctaw County

Winston County

Benton County

Rankin County

Amite County

Lamar County

Franklin County

Issaquena County

Created by on 03/27/2023 11:52 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.

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.