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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Prostate, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, 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


Pennsylvania


United States


Fulton County


Potter County


Philadelphia County


Venango County


Cambria County


Armstrong County


Elk County


Somerset County


Washington County


McKean County


Monroe County


Crawford County


Blair County


Mercer County


Delaware County


Luzerne County


Mifflin County


Snyder County


Dauphin County


Bucks County


Juniata County


Wayne County


Allegheny County


Greene County


Erie County


Butler County


Montgomery County


Susquehanna County


Beaver County


Adams County


Schuylkill County


York County


Westmoreland County


Lehigh County


Berks County


Warren County


Northumberland County


Carbon County


Clearfield County


Lackawanna County


Bradford County


Lancaster County


Cumberland County


Lebanon County


Chester County


Perry County


Union County


Clinton County


Northampton County


Fayette County


Lycoming County


Lawrence County


Franklin County


Jefferson County


Tioga County


Pike County


Bedford County


Huntingdon County


Indiana County


Columbia County


Centre County


Cameron County Clarion County Forest County Montour County Sullivan County Wyoming County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/24/2021 7:00 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:
Cameron, Clarion, Forest, Montour, Sullivan, 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 1969-2018 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.