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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Leukemia, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, 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


Pennsylvania


United States


Juniata County


Clinton County


McKean County


Pike County


Lawrence County


Perry County


Washington County


Butler County


Lackawanna County


Somerset County


Carbon County


Jefferson County


Franklin County


Westmoreland County


Warren County


Fayette County


Northampton County


Berks County


Lancaster County


Armstrong County


Lycoming County


Dauphin County


York County


Schuylkill County


Huntingdon County


Cambria County


Luzerne County


Susquehanna County


Montgomery County


Allegheny County


Elk County


Columbia County


Clarion County


Mercer County


Indiana County


Monroe County


Bradford County


Adams County


Clearfield County


Venango County


Bucks County


Blair County


Erie County


Cumberland County


Greene County


Crawford County


Union County


Delaware County


Northumberland County


Lebanon County


Lehigh County


Chester County


Centre County


Philadelphia County


Tioga County


Snyder County


Bedford County


Beaver County


Mifflin County


Wayne County


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

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/14/2022 9:13 am.

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, Forest, Fulton, Montour, Potter, 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.
⋔ 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.