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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Tennessee by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White (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


United States

Perry County

Overton County

Scott County

Grundy County

Carroll County

Houston County

Benton County

Meigs County

Johnson County

Van Buren County

Lauderdale County

Fentress County

Stewart County

Monroe County

Dickson County

Cheatham County

Macon County

Polk County

Rhea County

Tipton County

Hardeman County

Lake County

Bedford County

Dyer County

Campbell County

Grainger County

McNairy County

Trousdale County

Unicoi County

Claiborne County

Henderson County

Hancock County

Cannon County

Lawrence County

Morgan County

Hickman County

Warren County

Lewis County

Wayne County

Coffee County

White County

Union County

Hawkins County

Cocke County

Crockett County

Gibson County

Greene County

DeKalb County

Marion County

Sevier County

Haywood County

Decatur County

Montgomery County

McMinn County

Humphreys County

Marshall County

Smith County

Putnam County

Chester County

Henry County

Robertson County

Maury County

Sullivan County

Hardin County

Obion County

Roane County

Weakley County

Washington County

Jackson County

Lincoln County

Franklin County

Bradley County

Jefferson County

Hamblen County

Rutherford County

Anderson County

Sumner County

Madison County

Bledsoe County

Loudon County

Sequatchie County

Blount County

Knox County

Giles County

Clay County

Carter County

Wilson County

Cumberland County

Pickett County

Davidson County

Shelby County

Hamilton County

Moore County

Fayette County

Williamson County

Created by on 07/06/2022 6:30 am.

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.