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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

Mecklenburg County

Wake County

Guilford County

Forsyth County

Buncombe County

Cumberland County

Gaston County

Durham County

New Hanover County

Davidson County

Brunswick County

Alamance County

Rowan County

Johnston County

Randolph County

Union County

Catawba County

Iredell County

Cabarrus County

Henderson County

Robeson County

Onslow County

Wayne County

Pitt County

Moore County

Craven County

Cleveland County

Rockingham County

Burke County

Nash County

Harnett County

Surry County

Carteret County

Caldwell County

Orange County

Lincoln County

Rutherford County

Wilson County

Wilkes County

Chatham County

Haywood County

Sampson County

Halifax County

Lenoir County

Edgecombe County

Stanly County

Franklin County

Columbus County

Beaufort County

Lee County

Pender County

Granville County

Stokes County

Vance County

McDowell County

Duplin County

Davie County

Richmond County

Macon County

Person County

Transylvania County

Yadkin County

Scotland County

Pasquotank County

Dare County

Cherokee County

Jackson County

Alexander County

Bladen County

Watauga County

Ashe County

Caswell County

Hoke County

Martin County

Montgomery County

Anson County

Polk County

Warren County

Bertie County

Yancey County

Hertford County

Northampton County

Madison County

Currituck County

Mitchell County

Greene County

Swain County

Chowan County

Pamlico County

Washington County

Avery County

Perquimans County

Clay County

Alleghany County

Gates County

Jones County

Graham County

Camden County

Hyde County

Tyrrell County

Created by on 08/12/2022 5:55 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.