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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

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


Pennsylvania


United States


Schuylkill County


Sullivan County


Greene County


Fayette County


Perry County


Warren County


Philadelphia County


Fulton County


Mifflin County


Northumberland County


Elk County


Lackawanna County


Washington County


Lycoming County


Clearfield County


Lawrence County


Cambria County


Mercer County


Clarion County


Erie County


Wyoming County


Jefferson County


Potter County


Crawford County


Luzerne County


Venango County


York County


Susquehanna County


McKean County


Carbon County


Allegheny County


Armstrong County


Blair County


Westmoreland County


Lebanon County


Beaver County


Monroe County


Delaware County


Butler County


Franklin County


Tioga County


Columbia County


Northampton County


Berks County


Wayne County


Clinton County


Huntingdon County


Montour County


Dauphin County


Juniata County


Lehigh County


Bedford County


Cameron County


Bradford County


Forest County


Bucks County


Somerset County


Lancaster County


Snyder County


Cumberland County


Montgomery County


Adams County


Indiana County


Pike County


Chester County


Union County


Centre County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/15/2024 4:15 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 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.