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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Missouri by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

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

Carroll County

Platte County

Daviess County

St. Charles County

Johnson County

Lewis County

Oregon County

Boone County

Clay County

Warren County

Douglas County

Shelby County

Miller County

Nodaway County

Cass County

Christian County

Moniteau County

Osage County

St. Louis County

Camden County

Ste. Genevieve County

Ralls County

Andrew County

Taney County

Cedar County

Sullivan County

Cole County

Harrison County

Polk County

Clinton County

Greene County

Cooper County

Pike County

Franklin County

Perry County

Lafayette County

Carter County

Maries County

Jefferson County

Lawrence County

Texas County

Marion County

Jackson County

Lincoln County

Audrain County

Stone County

Scott County

Ozark County

Butler County

Linn County

Callaway County

Cape Girardeau County

St. Clair County

Howell County

Gentry County

Dade County

Bates County

Barry County

Barton County

Buchanan County

Howard County

Jasper County

Monroe County

Vernon County

Reynolds County

Adair County

St. Louis City

Grundy County

Dent County

Newton County

Saline County

Iron County

Webster County

Gasconade County

Henry County

Ray County

Pulaski County

Laclede County

Montgomery County

Benton County

Phelps County

Stoddard County

Shannon County

Ripley County

Dallas County

Mississippi County

Livingston County

Randolph County

Madison County

Washington County

Caldwell County

Chariton County

Pettis County

Macon County

McDonald County

Morgan County

Crawford County

Atchison County

Wright County

Hickory County

Mercer County

New Madrid County

St. Francois County

Dunklin County

Bollinger County

Schuyler County

DeKalb County

Wayne County

Pemiscot County

Clark County Holt County Knox County Putnam County Scotland County Worth County

Created by on 06/09/2023 5:14 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.
⋔ 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).

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.