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Death Rate Report for New Jersey by County

All Cancer Sites, 2011-2015

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

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Met Healthy People Objective of 161.4?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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New Jersey Yes 157.7 (156.6, 158.8) 16,473 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.2, -1.9)
United States No 163.5 (163.3, 163.7) 586,354 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.5)
Cape May County No 190.2 (180.6, 200.4) 314 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.9)
Cumberland County No 188.5 (179.3, 198.0) 322 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.7)
Salem County No 185.4 (172.4, 199.2) 159 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.6, -0.8)
Gloucester County No 182.2 (175.6, 189.0) 593 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.3, -1.9)
Camden County No 178.0 (173.1, 183.0) 1,037 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.2, -1.5)
Atlantic County No 173.8 (167.5, 180.3) 589 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.2, -1.8)
Warren County No 172.9 (162.9, 183.4) 233 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.7)
Ocean County No 169.0 (165.2, 173.0) 1,589 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.6, -1.2)
Sussex County No 168.9 (159.8, 178.3) 284 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.3)
Burlington County No 166.6 (161.7, 171.5) 923 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.3)
Mercer County Yes 157.0 (151.6, 162.7) 650 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.0, -1.6)
Monmouth County Yes 157.0 (153.0, 161.0) 1,225 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.2, -2.4)
Essex County Yes 156.1 (152.2, 160.1) 1,262 falling falling trend -2.4 (-2.6, -2.1)
Passaic County Yes 154.6 (149.9, 159.5) 829 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.3, -1.8)
Union County Yes 152.9 (148.4, 157.5) 909 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.7)
Middlesex County Yes 149.2 (145.6, 152.9) 1,340 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.1, -1.4)
Somerset County Yes 147.8 (142.2, 153.5) 558 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.9, -1.4)
Hudson County Yes 144.4 (140.0, 148.9) 853 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.5, -2.2)
Morris County Yes 142.8 (138.5, 147.2) 880 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.1, -1.9)
Bergen County Yes 142.2 (139.2, 145.3) 1,704 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.2, -1.9)
Hunterdon County Yes 141.4 (132.9, 150.5) 218 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.6)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/22/2019 7:00 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Trend
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 rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2015 US Population Data File is used for 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.

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 availablility, 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.

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