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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for North Carolina by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

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:

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


Scotland County


Onslow County


Halifax County


Vance County


Graham County


Bertie County


Washington County


Wayne County


Anson County


Hyde County


Nash County


Surry County


Randolph County


Cumberland County


Granville County


Pasquotank County


Cleveland County


Stokes County


McDowell County


Columbus County


Robeson County


Craven County


Richmond County


Caswell County


Martin County


Davidson County


Rowan County


Lenoir County


Cherokee County


Carteret County


Edgecombe County


Person County


Alamance County


Hoke County


Harnett County


Caldwell County


Perquimans County


Sampson County


Mitchell County


Gaston County


Forsyth County


Wilkes County


Bladen County


Lincoln County


Avery County


Alexander County


Chowan County


Franklin County


Gates County


Davie County


Johnston County


Rockingham County


Yadkin County


Iredell County


Pender County


Tyrrell County


Burke County


Stanly County


Yancey County


Lee County


Buncombe County


Rutherford County


Moore County


Beaufort County


Pamlico County


Warren County


Cabarrus County


Henderson County


Dare County


Guilford County


Ashe County


Haywood County


Durham County


Pitt County


Catawba County


Union County


New Hanover County


Clay County


Greene County


Wilson County


Duplin County


Northampton County


Alleghany County


Madison County


Jones County


Jackson County


Hertford County


Mecklenburg County


Brunswick County


Macon County


Orange County


Montgomery County


Wake County


Currituck County


Polk County


Chatham County


Watauga County


Transylvania County


Camden County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/19/2024 6:22 pm.

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.
* 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.