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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Pancreas, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Recentaapc

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of *** 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


Clinton County


Perry County


Lycoming County


Schuylkill County


Mifflin County


Cumberland County


Adams County


Fayette County


Tioga County


York County


Lawrence County


Clearfield County


Columbia County


Venango County


Washington County


Beaver County


Crawford County


Elk County


Indiana County


McKean County


Somerset County


Bradford County


Cambria County


Carbon County


Allegheny County


Berks County


Blair County


Erie County


Susquehanna County


Chester County


Delaware County


Franklin County


Lackawanna County


Lancaster County


Luzerne County


Northampton County


Armstrong County


Butler County


Bedford County


Bucks County


Northumberland County


Westmoreland County


Dauphin County


Lebanon County


Warren County


Centre County


Montgomery County


Lehigh County


Wyoming County


Greene County


Monroe County


Philadelphia County


Huntingdon County


Snyder County


Mercer County


Pike County


Wayne County


Union County


Clarion County


Jefferson County


Juniata County


Cameron County Forest County Fulton County Montour County Potter County Sullivan County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/23/2024 4:19 am.

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.

*** No Healthy People 2030 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2030 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.
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.