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Death Rate Report for Tennessee by County

All Cancer Sites, 2014-2018

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

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Met Healthy People Objective of ***?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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(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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Tennessee *** 177.4 (176.0, 178.7) N/A 14,256 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.4, -1.1)
United States *** 155.5 (155.3, 155.6) N/A 596,800 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.6)
Overton County *** 239.4 (215.1, 266.1) 1 (1, 32) 75 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.7, 0.6)
Benton County *** 238.6 (212.1, 268.1) 2 (1, 38) 63 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.3, 1.1)
Perry County *** 237.6 (198.8, 282.5) 3 (1, 74) 28 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.0, 1.3)
Carroll County *** 236.8 (215.8, 259.5) 4 (1, 32) 97 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.5, 0.3)
Scott County *** 236.4 (211.0, 264.3) 5 (1, 37) 65 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.1)
Grundy County *** 234.6 (204.0, 269.1) 6 (1, 55) 45 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.2, 1.7)
Trousdale County *** 226.4 (185.7, 273.4) 7 (1, 84) 23 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.7, 0.6)
Houston County *** 222.5 (184.4, 266.8) 8 (1, 89) 26 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.4, 1.2)
Hancock County *** 221.8 (179.5, 272.1) 9 (1, 91) 21 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.8, 1.2)
Lauderdale County *** 219.5 (196.3, 244.8) 10 (1, 60) 68 falling falling trend -0.5 (-1.0, -0.1)
Macon County *** 219.2 (195.0, 245.6) 11 (1, 65) 62 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.7, 0.2)
Johnson County *** 216.6 (192.0, 244.0) 12 (1, 70) 59 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 0.9)
Fentress County *** 215.0 (189.6, 243.1) 13 (1, 69) 57 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.2)
Dickson County *** 214.0 (197.8, 231.4) 14 (3, 51) 133 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.7, 0.0)
Claiborne County *** 213.0 (193.6, 234.0) 15 (2, 61) 94 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.0)
Meigs County *** 212.7 (181.7, 248.1) 16 (1, 82) 37 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.5, 1.7)
Tipton County *** 211.1 (195.4, 227.7) 17 (3, 57) 141 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.1)
Stewart County *** 210.0 (181.4, 242.4) 18 (1, 86) 41 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.8, 1.2)
Grainger County *** 209.7 (187.3, 234.3) 19 (1, 70) 69 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.9, 0.5)
Rhea County *** 209.3 (190.2, 229.9) 20 (3, 65) 92 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.1, -0.2)
McNairy County *** 208.3 (187.7, 230.8) 21 (2, 69) 79 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.8, 0.3)
Monroe County *** 207.1 (191.1, 224.2) 22 (4, 59) 134 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.1)
Hardeman County *** 206.9 (185.1, 230.9) 23 (2, 77) 68 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.2)
Campbell County *** 206.1 (189.7, 223.7) 24 (4, 63) 122 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.2)
Henderson County *** 205.0 (184.4, 227.5) 25 (3, 74) 75 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.9, 0.2)
White County *** 205.0 (184.9, 226.9) 26 (3, 72) 79 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.2, -0.1)
Lawrence County *** 204.7 (188.2, 222.3) 27 (5, 67) 117 stable stable trend 2.6 (-0.5, 5.8)
Cheatham County *** 204.6 (185.4, 225.3) 28 (3, 67) 92 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.1)
Wayne County *** 202.8 (177.6, 230.9) 29 (2, 84) 48 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.7, 0.6)
Unicoi County *** 202.1 (178.8, 228.0) 30 (2, 81) 59 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.6, 0.5)
Polk County *** 201.4 (176.7, 229.0) 31 (2, 84) 50 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.6, 0.1)
Union County *** 198.6 (173.9, 226.2) 32 (3, 88) 49 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.2)
Decatur County *** 197.9 (170.0, 229.9) 33 (2, 91) 38 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.4)
Dyer County *** 197.4 (179.7, 216.4) 34 (7, 80) 95 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.9, 0.2)
Bedford County *** 195.8 (179.0, 213.7) 35 (8, 79) 104 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.0, 0.1)
Hawkins County *** 193.2 (179.6, 207.8) 36 (14, 76) 157 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.4, 0.4)
Obion County *** 193.2 (174.9, 213.1) 37 (7, 84) 85 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.8, 0.2)
Gibson County *** 192.6 (177.8, 208.5) 38 (12, 80) 128 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.1, -0.2)
Haywood County *** 191.9 (167.2, 219.6) 39 (5, 91) 46 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.1)
Cocke County *** 191.8 (174.9, 210.2) 40 (11, 83) 100 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.3)
Marion County *** 191.5 (172.5, 212.3) 41 (9, 85) 78 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.5, -0.2)
Cannon County *** 191.4 (164.1, 222.4) 42 (3, 93) 36 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.9, 0.7)
Henry County *** 191.3 (174.5, 209.6) 43 (9, 83) 100 falling falling trend -0.6 (-1.0, -0.1)
Coffee County *** 190.7 (176.3, 206.1) 44 (15, 79) 133 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.3)
Hickman County *** 190.6 (169.3, 214.1) 45 (7, 90) 60 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Warren County *** 190.1 (173.5, 208.0) 46 (10, 86) 99 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.1, -0.7)
Hardin County *** 190.0 (170.9, 211.1) 47 (10, 89) 77 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.0, 0.5)
Putnam County *** 189.9 (177.3, 203.2) 48 (17, 77) 175 stable stable trend -0.5 (-0.9, 0.0)
Sevier County *** 187.5 (176.8, 198.7) 49 (24, 77) 245 falling falling trend -0.4 (-0.7, -0.1)
Montgomery County *** 187.5 (177.4, 197.9) 50 (23, 75) 276 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.5)
Robertson County *** 186.8 (173.1, 201.3) 51 (20, 82) 145 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.2, -0.3)
Lake County *** 186.3 (148.4, 231.8) 52 (1, 94) 17 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.8, 0.2)
Maury County *** 185.0 (173.4, 197.2) 53 (24, 82) 200 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.6)
Morgan County *** 184.5 (162.0, 209.3) 54 (9, 92) 51 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.2)
Van Buren County *** 184.0 (144.3, 232.8) 55 (1, 95) 16 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.7, 0.7)
Lewis County *** 183.7 (155.6, 215.9) 56 (5, 94) 33 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.3)
McMinn County *** 183.3 (169.7, 198.0) 57 (21, 86) 138 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.4)
Lincoln County *** 182.5 (165.4, 201.1) 58 (15, 91) 87 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.5)
Greene County *** 182.5 (170.8, 195.0) 59 (27, 83) 188 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.1, -0.2)
Humphreys County *** 182.2 (159.9, 207.1) 60 (11, 93) 50 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.1)
Marshall County *** 181.4 (162.6, 201.9) 61 (18, 92) 71 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.2, -0.1)
Franklin County *** 178.9 (163.4, 195.6) 62 (24, 91) 104 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.4)
Shelby County *** 178.5 (174.6, 182.4) 63 (49, 74) 1,729 falling falling trend -3.6 (-5.1, -2.0)
Sullivan County *** 177.8 (170.2, 185.7) 64 (40, 82) 433 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.1, -0.5)
Crockett County *** 177.5 (151.7, 206.8) 65 (10, 94) 35 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.7, 0.7)
Washington County *** 177.3 (168.2, 186.8) 66 (38, 85) 295 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.2, -0.7)
Madison County *** 176.9 (166.3, 188.1) 67 (37, 89) 215 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.6)
Weakley County *** 176.0 (158.4, 195.1) 68 (22, 93) 77 stable stable trend -0.4 (-0.8, 0.0)
Roane County *** 175.9 (163.4, 189.4) 69 (30, 90) 154 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.5)
Chester County *** 175.6 (151.2, 203.0) 70 (12, 94) 38 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.3, 0.5)
Smith County *** 175.4 (152.0, 201.6) 71 (11, 94) 43 stable stable trend 4.8 (-11.2, 23.6)
Hamblen County *** 173.5 (161.1, 186.7) 72 (37, 92) 149 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.6, -0.5)
Jackson County *** 173.4 (146.9, 204.2) 73 (10, 94) 33 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.2)
Pickett County *** 173.4 (135.1, 221.7) 74 (3, 95) 16 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.3, 0.8)
Bradley County *** 173.1 (163.0, 183.6) 75 (43, 90) 225 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.7)
DeKalb County *** 172.2 (150.2, 196.9) 76 (18, 94) 46 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.0)
Jefferson County *** 170.5 (157.2, 184.8) 77 (37, 93) 127 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.2)
Davidson County *** 169.3 (164.8, 173.9) 78 (63, 87) 1,119 falling falling trend -3.9 (-5.6, -2.1)
Sequatchie County *** 168.8 (143.8, 197.4) 79 (16, 94) 35 falling falling trend -18.2 (-31.9, -1.8)
Knox County *** 168.5 (163.5, 173.6) 80 (63, 88) 901 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.2, -0.9)
Giles County *** 168.4 (150.8, 187.7) 81 (31, 94) 70 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3)
Sumner County *** 167.1 (159.2, 175.3) 82 (58, 91) 353 stable stable trend 0.8 (-1.3, 2.9)
Rutherford County *** 165.7 (158.4, 173.2) 83 (61, 92) 422 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.6, -1.1)
Loudon County *** 163.1 (150.8, 176.3) 84 (50, 94) 145 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.8, -0.9)
Anderson County *** 163.0 (152.2, 174.4) 85 (57, 93) 180 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.4, -0.5)
Blount County *** 161.7 (153.4, 170.3) 86 (65, 93) 296 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.9, -1.1)
Bledsoe County *** 160.7 (136.4, 188.8) 87 (24, 95) 32 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.1, -0.3)
Hamilton County *** 160.6 (155.4, 166.0) 88 (73, 93) 742 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.3, -1.6)
Clay County *** 160.4 (130.7, 196.4) 89 (17, 95) 21 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.4, -0.5)
Carter County *** 159.3 (147.3, 172.1) 90 (59, 94) 138 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.7, -0.7)
Cumberland County *** 158.9 (147.7, 170.9) 91 (63, 94) 175 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.5)
Wilson County *** 156.9 (147.9, 166.4) 92 (70, 94) 238 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.8, -1.5)
Fayette County *** 148.6 (134.5, 164.0) 93 (68, 95) 87 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -0.9)
Moore County *** 131.5 (100.3, 170.8) 94 (45, 95) 13 falling falling trend -1.6 (-3.0, -0.2)
Williamson County *** 124.0 (117.3, 131.0) 95 (93, 95) 272 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.5, -2.1)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/20/2021 4:10 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 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.
‡ 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 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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.

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.

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