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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Missouri by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 0.0 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

Pemiscot County

Madison County

Dunklin County

St. Francois County

Randolph County

Worth County

New Madrid County

Mississippi County

Butler County

Benton County

Ripley County

Crawford County

Carter County

McDonald County

Stoddard County

Montgomery County

Howell County

Mercer County

Audrain County

Iron County

Adair County

Laclede County

Washington County

Scotland County

Putnam County

Jefferson County

Linn County

Callaway County

Jasper County

Pike County

Macon County

Morgan County

Livingston County

Pettis County

Bates County

Newton County

Dallas County

St. Clair County

Marion County

Wayne County

Ray County

Monroe County

Pulaski County

Hickory County

Ralls County

Lincoln County

Henry County

Cedar County

Scott County

Shannon County

St. Louis City

Clinton County

Chariton County

Buchanan County

Barton County

Lafayette County

Texas County

Lawrence County

Wright County

Barry County

Webster County

Andrew County

Oregon County

Gentry County

Holt County

Ste. Genevieve County

Reynolds County

DeKalb County

Saline County

Bollinger County

Caldwell County

Jackson County

Franklin County

Dade County

Daviess County

Perry County

Johnson County

Phelps County

Dent County

Harrison County

Cass County

Gasconade County

Cape Girardeau County

Shelby County

Miller County

Nodaway County

Vernon County

Clay County

Schuyler County

Greene County

Ozark County

Douglas County

Cooper County

St. Louis County

Knox County

Warren County

Christian County

Lewis County

Maries County

Polk County

Camden County

Grundy County

Taney County

Osage County

St. Charles County

Cole County

Stone County

Boone County

Atchison County

Sullivan County

Carroll County

Platte County

Moniteau County

Clark County

Howard County

Created by on 11/30/2021 1:17 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 2020 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 1969-2018 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.

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.