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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Tennessee by County

All Cancer Sites, 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


United States

Van Buren County

Overton County

Carroll County

Grundy County

Benton County

Meigs County

Scott County

Perry County

Fentress County

Macon County

Houston County

Bedford County

Tipton County

Lauderdale County

Monroe County

Cannon County

Dyer County

Unicoi County

Haywood County

Johnson County

Crockett County

Stewart County

Lewis County

Trousdale County

Polk County

Cheatham County

Union County

Henderson County

McNairy County

Hancock County

Campbell County

Grainger County

Cocke County

Dickson County

Lawrence County

Rhea County

Henry County

White County

Coffee County

Morgan County

Marion County

Gibson County

Claiborne County

Hardeman County

Decatur County

Lake County

Marshall County

Montgomery County

Obion County

Sevier County

McMinn County

Robertson County

Warren County

Hawkins County

Maury County

Putnam County

Humphreys County

Hickman County

DeKalb County

Pickett County

Greene County

Wayne County

Chester County

Jefferson County

Sullivan County

Smith County

Washington County

Bledsoe County

Shelby County

Jackson County

Hardin County

Hamblen County

Bradley County

Madison County

Franklin County

Roane County

Lincoln County

Weakley County

Rutherford County

Davidson County

Sumner County

Knox County

Loudon County

Giles County

Wilson County

Hamilton County

Blount County

Carter County

Clay County

Cumberland County

Anderson County

Moore County

Fayette County

Sequatchie County

Williamson County

Created by on 10/02/2022 1:20 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† 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.

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.