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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for North Carolina by County

Stomach, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Recentaapc

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

Alamance County

Craven County

Catawba County

Rowan County

Rockingham County

Wilson County

Cumberland County

Johnston County

Mecklenburg County

Forsyth County

Guilford County

Iredell County

Brunswick County

Henderson County

Nash County

New Hanover County

Buncombe County

Durham County

Wayne County

Gaston County

Wake County

Moore County

Pitt County

Cabarrus County

Beaufort County

Chatham County

Cleveland County

Davidson County

Edgecombe County

Granville County

Halifax County

Onslow County

Randolph County

Robeson County

Sampson County

Surry County

Union County

Alexander County Alleghany County Anson County Ashe County Avery County Bertie County Bladen County Burke County Caldwell County Camden County Carteret County Caswell County Cherokee County Chowan County Clay County Columbus County Currituck County Dare County Davie County Duplin County Franklin County Gates County Graham County Greene County Harnett County Haywood County Hertford County Hoke County Hyde County Jackson County Jones County Lee County Lenoir County Lincoln County Macon County Madison County Martin County McDowell County Mitchell County Montgomery County Northampton County Orange County Pamlico County Pasquotank County Pender County Perquimans County Person County Polk County Richmond County Rutherford County Scotland County Stanly County Stokes County Swain County Transylvania County Tyrrell County Vance County Warren County Washington County Watauga County Wilkes County Yadkin County Yancey County

Created by on 10/05/2022 5:42 am.

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

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Bertie, Bladen, Burke, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Columbus, Currituck, Dare, Davie, Duplin, Franklin, Gates, Graham, Greene, Harnett, Haywood, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jackson, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Mitchell, Montgomery, Northampton, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Polk, Richmond, Rutherford, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, Yancey

† 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.
⋔ 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.

* 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).

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.