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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for North Carolina by County

Breast, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages

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

Mitchell County

Anson County

Vance County

Nash County

Chowan County

Northampton County

Scotland County

Yancey County

Warren County

Onslow County

Hoke County

Martin County

Caswell County

Cumberland County

Columbus County

Pasquotank County

Robeson County

Edgecombe County

Halifax County

Cabarrus County

Lenoir County

Cherokee County

Wayne County

Franklin County

Forsyth County

Lee County

Bertie County

McDowell County

Alamance County

Alexander County

Lincoln County

Duplin County

Sampson County

Henderson County

Richmond County

Caldwell County

Davidson County

Durham County

Cleveland County

Guilford County

New Hanover County

Union County

Pitt County

Polk County

Iredell County

Catawba County

Burke County

Moore County

Rutherford County

Craven County

Mecklenburg County

Wake County

Surry County

Randolph County

Stokes County

Beaufort County

Rowan County

Bladen County

Buncombe County

Macon County

Montgomery County

Gaston County

Rockingham County

Pender County

Granville County

Haywood County

Chatham County

Harnett County

Brunswick County

Hertford County

Johnston County

Wilson County

Person County

Watauga County

Jackson County

Carteret County

Dare County

Wilkes County

Orange County

Transylvania County

Davie County

Yadkin County

Stanly County

Alleghany County Ashe County Avery County Camden County Clay County Currituck County Gates County Graham County Greene County Hyde County Jones County Madison County Pamlico County Perquimans County Swain County Tyrrell County Washington County

Created by on 05/18/2022 11:18 pm.

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:
Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Camden, Clay, Currituck, Gates, Graham, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Madison, Pamlico, Perquimans, Swain, Tyrrell, Washington

† 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.
* 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.