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Death Rate Report for Rhode Island by County

Melanoma of the Skin, 2011-2015

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

Sorted by Rate
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Met Healthy People Objective of 2.4?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Rhode Island No 2.4 (2.1, 2.9) 33 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.3, 1.0)
United States No 2.6 (2.6, 2.6) 9,196 falling falling trend -2.7 (-5.1, -0.2)
Kent County No 3.8 (2.7, 5.2) 8 stable stable trend 0.9 (-1.9, 3.7)
Washington County No 2.7 (1.7, 4.2) 5 stable stable trend 0.3 (-2.3, 2.9)
Newport County No 2.7 (1.5, 4.5) 3 stable stable trend -1.3 (-4.0, 1.5)
Providence County Yes 2.0 (1.5, 2.5) 15 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.5, 0.8)
Bristol County ***
3 or fewer
Created by on 05/23/2019 11:49 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
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 rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2015 US Population Data File is used for 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.

Healthy People 2020 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 availablility, 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.

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.

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