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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), Both Sexes, Ages <50

Sorted by Recentaapc

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


Tennessee


United States


Grainger County


Monroe County


Warren County


Hardeman County


Hawkins County


Hardin County


Morgan County


Overton County


Anderson County


Benton County


Claiborne County


Franklin County


Sevier County


Cheatham County


Coffee County


Greene County


Lincoln County


Maury County


McMinn County


Bedford County


Dickson County


Sullivan County


Blount County


Fayette County


McNairy County


Dyer County


Henderson County


Knox County


Lawrence County


Washington County


Loudon County


Madison County


Montgomery County


Lauderdale County


Sumner County


Tipton County


Hamblen County


Cumberland County


Cocke County


Marshall County


Wilson County


Davidson County


Putnam County


Campbell County


Robertson County


Shelby County


Bradley County


Jefferson County


Williamson County


Carter County


Hamilton County


Rutherford County


Carroll County


Roane County


Gibson County


Henry County


Hickman County


Marion County


Bledsoe County Cannon County Chester County Clay County Crockett County DeKalb County Decatur County Fentress County Giles County Grundy County Hancock County Haywood County Houston County Humphreys County Jackson County Johnson County Lake County Lewis County Macon County Meigs County Moore County Obion County Perry County Pickett County Polk County Rhea County Scott County Sequatchie County Smith County Stewart County Trousdale County Unicoi County Union County Van Buren County Wayne County Weakley County White County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/26/2021 6:56 pm.

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 1969-2018 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.

* 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.

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.