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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Montana 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

Prairie County

Custer County

Hill County

Roosevelt County

Glacier County

Deer Lodge County

Pondera County

Toole County

Sheridan County

Meagher County

Jefferson County

Mineral County

Musselshell County

Powell County

Silver Bow County

Lincoln County

Big Horn County

Rosebud County

Park County

Cascade County

Sanders County

Yellowstone County

Richland County

Broadwater County

Lewis and Clark County

Ravalli County

Lake County

Wheatland County

Dawson County

Missoula County

Flathead County

Stillwater County

Teton County

Beaverhead County

Daniels County

Phillips County

Judith Basin County

Madison County

McCone County

Fergus County

Chouteau County

Granite County

Blaine County

Valley County

Carbon County

Fallon County

Gallatin County

Liberty County

Sweet Grass County

Carter County Garfield County Golden Valley County Petroleum County Powder River County Treasure County Wibaux County

Created by on 06/26/2022 7:59 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Carter, Garfield, Golden Valley, Petroleum, Powder River, Treasure, Wibaux

† 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.
* 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).

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.