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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Mississippi by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Count

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 25.1 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

Harrison County

Hinds County

DeSoto County

Jackson County

Rankin County

Lee County

Madison County

Forrest County

Lowndes County

Pearl River County

Lauderdale County

Jones County

Washington County

Hancock County

Marshall County

Warren County

Alcorn County

Monroe County

Panola County

Lamar County

Lincoln County

Bolivar County

Pike County

Yazoo County

Adams County

Union County

Tate County

Leflore County

Pontotoc County

Prentiss County

Scott County

Marion County

Tippah County

Copiah County

Simpson County

Sunflower County

Lafayette County

Tishomingo County

Grenada County

Itawamba County

Oktibbeha County

Neshoba County

Coahoma County

Chickasaw County

George County

Clarke County

Covington County

Leake County

Yalobusha County

Newton County

Stone County

Clay County

Winston County

Attala County

Holmes County

Wayne County

Jasper County

Smith County

Amite County

Tallahatchie County

Calhoun County

Lawrence County

Walthall County

Carroll County

Perry County

Greene County

Jefferson Davis County

Claiborne County

Tunica County

Humphreys County

Montgomery County

Choctaw County

Franklin County

Quitman County

Wilkinson County

Webster County

Kemper County

Benton County

Jefferson County

Noxubee County

Sharkey County

Issaquena County

Created by on 10/02/2023 8:46 am.

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.
* 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.