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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Ovary, 2014-2018

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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


United States

Clarion County

Susquehanna County

Venango County

Wayne County

Mifflin County

Jefferson County

Somerset County

Fayette County

Beaver County

Indiana County

Clearfield County

Bradford County

Mercer County

Centre County

Erie County

Delaware County

Westmoreland County

Adams County

Cambria County

Montgomery County

Chester County

Bucks County

Lackawanna County

Lycoming County

Allegheny County

Washington County

Northampton County

Blair County

Luzerne County

Lehigh County

York County

Philadelphia County

Lancaster County

Monroe County

Schuylkill County

Dauphin County

Butler County

Lebanon County

Cumberland County

Lawrence County

Crawford County

Berks County

Franklin County

Northumberland County

Armstrong County Bedford County Cameron County Carbon County Clinton County Columbia County Elk County Forest County Fulton County Greene County Huntingdon County Juniata County McKean County Montour County Perry County Pike County Potter County Snyder County Sullivan County Tioga County Union County Warren County Wyoming County

Created by on 07/26/2021 7:35 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:
Armstrong, Bedford, Cameron, Carbon, Clinton, Columbia, Elk, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Juniata, McKean, Montour, Perry, Pike, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, Warren, Wyoming

† 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 1969-2017 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
⋔ 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.

* 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.