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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for North Carolina 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

North Carolina

United States

Swain County

Onslow County

Caswell County

Scotland County

Halifax County

Vance County

Washington County

Robeson County

Edgecombe County

Cleveland County

Rowan County

Surry County

Sampson County

Richmond County

Davidson County

Pasquotank County

Martin County

Hyde County

Nash County

Randolph County

Wayne County

Craven County

Anson County

Lee County

Tyrrell County

Harnett County

Gaston County

Person County

Rockingham County

Cumberland County

McDowell County

Beaufort County

Alamance County

Stokes County

Bertie County

Mitchell County

Lenoir County

Davie County

Granville County

Burke County

Chowan County

Yadkin County

Johnston County

Columbus County

Caldwell County

Franklin County

Lincoln County

Carteret County

Rutherford County

Pender County

Yancey County

Stanly County

Montgomery County

Catawba County

Ashe County

Hoke County

Wilkes County

Greene County

Forsyth County

Dare County

Iredell County

Bladen County

Warren County

Wilson County

Haywood County

Cherokee County

Guilford County

Pamlico County

Alexander County

Macon County

Cabarrus County

Union County

Gates County

Buncombe County

Pitt County

Graham County

Durham County

New Hanover County

Brunswick County

Alleghany County

Madison County

Jackson County

Currituck County

Hertford County

Henderson County

Perquimans County

Moore County

Camden County

Clay County

Duplin County

Northampton County

Mecklenburg County

Jones County

Avery County

Wake County

Chatham County

Orange County

Transylvania County

Polk County

Watauga County

Created by on 05/22/2022 7:39 am.

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† 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.

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.