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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Ohio by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+

Sorted by Name

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


United States

Wyandot County

Wood County

Williams County

Wayne County

Washington County

Warren County

Vinton County

Van Wert County

Union County

Tuscarawas County

Trumbull County

Summit County

Stark County

Shelby County

Seneca County

Scioto County

Sandusky County

Ross County

Richland County

Putnam County

Preble County

Portage County

Pike County

Pickaway County

Perry County

Paulding County

Ottawa County

Noble County

Muskingum County

Morrow County

Morgan County

Montgomery County

Monroe County

Miami County

Mercer County

Meigs County

Medina County

Marion County

Mahoning County

Madison County

Lucas County

Lorain County

Logan County

Licking County

Lawrence County

Lake County

Knox County

Jefferson County

Jackson County

Huron County

Holmes County

Hocking County

Highland County

Henry County

Harrison County

Hardin County

Hancock County

Hamilton County

Guernsey County

Greene County

Geauga County

Gallia County

Fulton County

Franklin County

Fayette County

Fairfield County

Erie County

Delaware County

Defiance County

Darke County

Cuyahoga County

Crawford County

Coshocton County

Columbiana County

Clinton County

Clermont County

Clark County

Champaign County

Carroll County

Butler County

Brown County

Belmont County

Auglaize County

Athens County

Ashtabula County

Ashland County

Allen County

Adams County

Created by on 04/16/2024 2:19 pm.

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

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.