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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Tennessee by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <65

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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


Tennessee


United States


Benton County


Overton County


Grundy County


Meigs County


Hancock County


Campbell County


Houston County


Dyer County


Monroe County


Scott County


Lauderdale County


Henderson County


Crockett County


Hickman County


Johnson County


Morgan County


Macon County


Unicoi County


Perry County


Dickson County


Stewart County


Polk County


Chester County


McNairy County


Cocke County


Hardin County


Carroll County


Coffee County


White County


Claiborne County


Grainger County


Lewis County


Cheatham County


DeKalb County


Fentress County


Hawkins County


Greene County


Cannon County


Bedford County


Hardeman County


Marion County


Sevier County


Weakley County


Gibson County


Sullivan County


Haywood County


Franklin County


Lawrence County


Wayne County


Henry County


Rhea County


Humphreys County


Union County


Van Buren County


Madison County


McMinn County


Smith County


Warren County


Hamblen County


Robertson County


Cumberland County


Decatur County


Trousdale County


Obion County


Tipton County


Carter County


Roane County


Washington County


Maury County


Jackson County


Marshall County


Pickett County


Lincoln County


Bradley County


Jefferson County


Shelby County


Montgomery County


Giles County


Anderson County


Clay County


Putnam County


Sequatchie County


Knox County


Davidson County


Sumner County


Moore County


Fayette County


Blount County


Hamilton County


Loudon County


Rutherford County


Wilson County


Lake County


Bledsoe County


Williamson County




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/24/2024 2:07 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 2030 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 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.

Healthy People 2030 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 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.
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.