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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 Count

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


Tyrrell County


Hyde County


Camden County


Graham County


Jones County


Gates County


Alleghany County


Clay County


Perquimans County


Avery County


Washington County


Pamlico County


Chowan County


Greene County


Swain County


Mitchell County


Currituck County


Madison County


Northampton County


Hertford County


Yancey County


Bertie County


Warren County


Polk County


Anson County


Montgomery County


Hoke County


Martin County


Caswell County


Ashe County


Watauga County


Bladen County


Alexander County


Jackson County


Cherokee County


Dare County


Pasquotank County


Scotland County


Yadkin County


Transylvania County


Person County


Macon County


Richmond County


Davie County


Duplin County


McDowell County


Vance County


Stokes County


Granville County


Pender County


Lee County


Beaufort County


Columbus County


Franklin County


Stanly County


Edgecombe County


Lenoir County


Halifax County


Sampson County


Haywood County


Chatham County


Wilkes County


Wilson County


Rutherford County


Lincoln County


Orange County


Caldwell County


Carteret County


Surry County


Harnett County


Nash County


Burke County


Rockingham County


Cleveland County


Craven County


Moore County


Pitt County


Wayne County


Onslow County


Robeson County


Henderson County


Cabarrus County


Iredell County


Catawba County


Union County


Randolph County


Johnston County


Rowan County


Alamance County


Brunswick County


Davidson County


New Hanover County


Durham County


Gaston County


Cumberland County


Buncombe County


Forsyth County


Guilford County


Wake County


Mecklenburg County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/02/2022 6:43 am.

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