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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for North Carolina by County

Leukemia, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, 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

Sampson County

Lenoir County

Davie County

Franklin County

Lincoln County

Cleveland County

Ashe County

Watauga County

Rowan County

Halifax County

Rockingham County

Onslow County

Person County

Brunswick County

Yadkin County

Carteret County

Randolph County

Catawba County

Jackson County

Craven County

Cumberland County

Stanly County

Union County

Rutherford County

Chatham County

Davidson County

Cabarrus County

Burke County

Guilford County

Buncombe County

Alexander County

Robeson County

Durham County

Stokes County

Forsyth County

Edgecombe County

New Hanover County

Granville County

Iredell County

Haywood County

Johnston County

Richmond County

Lee County

Surry County

Columbus County

Alamance County

Nash County

Pitt County

Harnett County

Wayne County

Mecklenburg County

Gaston County

Wake County

Transylvania County

Pender County

Duplin County

Caldwell County

Wilkes County

Orange County

Moore County

Wilson County

Henderson County

Alleghany County Anson County Avery County Beaufort County Bertie County Bladen County Camden County Caswell County Cherokee County Chowan County Clay County Currituck County Dare County Gates County Graham County Greene County Hertford County Hoke County Hyde County Jones County Macon County Madison County Martin County McDowell County Montgomery County Northampton County Pamlico County Pasquotank County Perquimans County Polk County Scotland County Swain County Tyrrell County Vance County Warren County Washington County Yancey County

Created by on 07/04/2022 8:44 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, Anson, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Camden, Caswell, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Graham, Greene, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Montgomery, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Polk, Scotland, Swain, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, 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.
* 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.