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## Interpretation of Death Rates Data

### Death Rate Report for New Mexico by CountyAll Cancer Sites, 2016-2020All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+Sorted by Name

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:

• 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.

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

• Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
• Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

#### New Mexico

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 449.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 443.0 to 456.7 and 3,445 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : N/A
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -1.2.

#### United States

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 501.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 501.1 to 502.3 and 569,776 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : N/A
• Recent Trend : The trend is because the trend is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to -1.8.

#### Bernalillo County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 450.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 437.9 to 462.5 and 1,061 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 19 (13, 24)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -1.2.

#### Catron County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 334.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 241.4 to 454.9 and 9 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 32 (12, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -0.2.

#### Chaves County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 488.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 447.7 to 532.0 and 108 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 12 (4, 24)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.6.

#### Cibola County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 422.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 364.5 to 485.9 and 40 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 25 (8, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.4.

#### Colfax County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 430.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 360.7 to 509.5 and 28 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 24 (5, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.2.

#### Curry County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 494.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 443.2 to 550.7 and 68 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 11 (2, 25)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.4.

#### De Baca County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 535.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 353.3 to 783.9 and 6 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 5 (1, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to 1.1.

#### Dona Ana County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 430.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 409.0 to 452.6 and 309 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 23 (16, 28)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.9.

#### Eddy County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 522.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 476.7 to 572.0 and 98 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 9 (1, 19)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to -0.4.

#### Grant County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 475.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 426.3 to 529.8 and 72 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 15 (3, 27)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.7.

#### Guadalupe County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 594.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 446.7 to 776.7 and 11 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 1 (1, 28)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to 0.7.

#### Hidalgo County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 525.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 391.8 to 690.7 and 10 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 8 (1, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.2 to 1.1.

#### Lea County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 510.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 463.9 to 560.1 and 92 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 10 (2, 21)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.9.

#### Lincoln County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 382.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 331.8 to 438.0 and 43 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 28 (17, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -0.9.

#### Los Alamos County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 407.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 344.8 to 478.9 and 30 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 27 (9, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -0.5.

#### Luna County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 535.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 473.2 to 604.1 and 55 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 4 (1, 21)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -0.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.8 to 0.6.

#### McKinley County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 473.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 430.4 to 519.8 and 92 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 17 (5, 26)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.3 to -0.2.

#### Mora County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 355.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 256.9 to 480.4 and 9 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 31 (7, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to 0.1.

#### Otero County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 530.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 490.2 to 573.6 and 130 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 6 (1, 16)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -0.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.9 to -0.1.

#### Quay County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 553.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 455.3 to 667.1 and 23 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 3 (1, 26)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -0.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.1.

#### Rio Arriba County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 410.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 366.9 to 458.7 and 65 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 26 (13, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.9 to -1.1.

#### Roosevelt County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 487.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 410.1 to 576.3 and 28 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 13 (1, 30)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.5.

#### San Juan County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 445.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 416.3 to 476.2 and 179 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 21 (11, 27)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.1.

#### San Miguel County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 446.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 394.0 to 503.4 and 55 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 20 (7, 30)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.1.

#### Sandoval County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 444.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 419.2 to 471.7 and 236 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 22 (12, 27)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -1.0.

#### Santa Fe County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 379.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 359.0 to 401.4 and 265 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 29 (24, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.3.

#### Sierra County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 565.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 491.5 to 648.5 and 45 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 2 (1, 18)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -0.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.0 to 0.1.

#### Socorro County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 458.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 387.4 to 538.1 and 31 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 18 (2, 31)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.7 to -0.2.

#### Taos County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 374.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 334.0 to 418.0 and 66 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 30 (22, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.0.

#### Torrance County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 527.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 450.1 to 615.1 and 35 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 7 (1, 25)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.0 to -0.4.

#### Union County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 487.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 353.4 to 657.3 and 9 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 14 (1, 32)
• Recent Trend : The trend is stable because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.4 to 0.1.

#### Valencia County

• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : No
• Rate : The death rate is 475.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 439.9 to 513.5 and 135 average annual deaths over 2016-2020.
• CI*Rank⋔ : 16 (6, 25)
• Recent Trend : The trend is falling because the trend is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.7.
Harding County
• Met Healthy People Objective of 122.7? : ***
• Rate : * 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).
• CI*Rank⋔ : *
• Recent Trend : * 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).

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/25/2024 5:08 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 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.

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* 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.
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.