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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for North Carolina by County

Bladder, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

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


Robeson County


Orange County


Durham County


Union County


Chatham County


Buncombe County


Mecklenburg County


Pitt County


Cumberland County


Henderson County


Nash County


Wake County


Haywood County


Catawba County


Brunswick County


Guilford County


Harnett County


New Hanover County


Edgecombe County


Carteret County


Beaufort County


Caldwell County


Lincoln County


Johnston County


Randolph County


Wayne County


Rowan County


Iredell County


Forsyth County


Craven County


Rutherford County


Moore County


Stanly County


Davidson County


Franklin County


Lenoir County


Cleveland County


Wilkes County


Wilson County


Cabarrus County


Transylvania County


Granville County


Halifax County


Rockingham County


Surry County


Alamance County


Gaston County


Sampson County


McDowell County


Burke County


Onslow County


Vance County


Cherokee County


Alexander County Alleghany County Anson County Ashe County Avery County Bertie County Bladen County Camden County Caswell County Chowan County Clay County Columbus County Currituck County Dare County Davie County Duplin County Gates County Graham County Greene County Hertford County Hoke County Hyde County Jackson County Jones County Lee County Macon County Madison County Martin County Mitchell County Montgomery County Northampton County Pamlico County Pasquotank County Pender County Perquimans County Person County Polk County Richmond County Scotland County Stokes County Swain County Tyrrell County Warren County Washington County Watauga County Yadkin County Yancey County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/29/2021 3:00 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 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.
‡ 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.
⋔ 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.

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* 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.

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.