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Death Rate Report for Tennessee by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, 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 *** 212.5 (210.3, 214.7) N/A 7,722 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.3, -1.9)
United States *** 181.4 (181.1, 181.7) N/A 314,987 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.6, -2.0)
Van Buren County *** 301.2 (227.8, 393.3) 1 (1, 90) 13 stable stable trend 1.0 (-0.9, 2.9)
Overton County *** 297.6 (258.1, 341.9) 2 (1, 43) 44 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.3, 0.3)
Carroll County *** 291.4 (256.3, 330.4) 3 (1, 45) 52 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.7, 0.5)
Grundy County *** 290.8 (240.2, 349.5) 4 (1, 75) 25 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.6, 1.4)
Benton County *** 288.9 (245.1, 339.2) 5 (1, 61) 34 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.0)
Meigs County *** 288.5 (236.2, 350.0) 6 (1, 71) 24 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.9, 2.1)
Scott County *** 287.6 (246.2, 334.3) 7 (1, 58) 37 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.5)
Perry County *** 286.0 (226.3, 358.4) 8 (1, 89) 17 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.1, 0.6)
Fentress County *** 282.9 (240.4, 331.4) 9 (1, 62) 35 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Macon County *** 275.4 (235.0, 320.9) 10 (1, 67) 36 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.3, -0.1)
Houston County *** 270.6 (212.1, 342.0) 11 (1, 92) 16 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.1, 1.4)
Bedford County *** 264.3 (234.8, 296.4) 12 (2, 59) 64 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Tipton County *** 263.6 (237.2, 292.1) 13 (2, 58) 80 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.2, 0.0)
Lauderdale County *** 263.4 (224.9, 306.6) 14 (1, 75) 37 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.4)
Monroe County *** 262.0 (235.7, 290.6) 15 (3, 59) 80 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.3)
Cannon County *** 260.9 (213.5, 316.3) 16 (1, 88) 22 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.4, 0.4)
Dyer County *** 258.5 (227.9, 292.2) 17 (2, 69) 55 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.0)
Unicoi County *** 257.6 (219.5, 301.4) 18 (1, 79) 35 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.5)
Haywood County *** 257.6 (213.9, 308.0) 19 (1, 87) 27 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.3, -0.4)
Johnson County *** 257.4 (220.0, 300.1) 20 (1, 81) 35 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.9, 1.1)
Crockett County *** 254.3 (208.0, 308.5) 21 (1, 91) 22 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.4, 0.6)
Stewart County *** 253.9 (208.7, 307.1) 22 (1, 90) 23 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.9, 1.2)
Lewis County *** 253.8 (205.0, 311.8) 23 (1, 92) 20 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.8, -0.1)
Trousdale County *** 252.8 (190.4, 328.4) 24 (1, 94) 12 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.6, 0.8)
Polk County *** 249.4 (209.3, 295.8) 25 (1, 90) 30 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.3, -0.2)
Cheatham County *** 249.3 (217.9, 283.9) 26 (3, 77) 53 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.2, -0.1)
Union County *** 247.4 (206.0, 295.0) 27 (1, 91) 29 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.5, -0.9)
Henderson County *** 246.9 (213.5, 284.4) 28 (3, 84) 41 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.3, -0.2)
McNairy County *** 246.9 (213.6, 284.2) 29 (2, 84) 42 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Hancock County *** 246.0 (181.9, 327.3) 30 (1, 94) 11 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.4)
Campbell County *** 244.9 (219.0, 273.4) 31 (6, 77) 68 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.7, -0.7)
Grainger County *** 244.4 (208.7, 284.8) 32 (2, 89) 38 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.4)
Cocke County *** 243.5 (215.6, 274.5) 33 (5, 80) 60 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.5, -0.2)
Dickson County *** 243.5 (217.5, 271.9) 34 (6, 77) 68 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.6, -0.6)
Lawrence County *** 243.5 (216.1, 273.5) 35 (6, 77) 61 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.1, -0.9)
Rhea County *** 243.4 (213.2, 277.0) 36 (5, 80) 49 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6)
Henry County *** 241.9 (213.7, 273.2) 37 (6, 81) 57 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.5, -0.1)
White County *** 241.5 (209.5, 277.5) 38 (4, 86) 42 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.7)
Coffee County *** 237.8 (213.8, 263.7) 39 (9, 78) 75 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.5)
Morgan County *** 237.6 (201.2, 279.0) 40 (3, 90) 33 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.5)
Marion County *** 237.0 (205.5, 272.4) 41 (5, 87) 44 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.3)
Gibson County *** 236.9 (211.8, 264.2) 42 (7, 81) 68 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.5)
Claiborne County *** 236.1 (205.4, 270.3) 43 (6, 88) 47 stable stable trend -11.2 (-22.0, 1.2)
Hardeman County *** 234.5 (200.8, 272.4) 44 (5, 91) 37 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.7, 0.0)
Decatur County *** 234.1 (190.2, 286.5) 45 (2, 94) 21 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.4)
Lake County *** 231.6 (167.0, 313.1) 46 (1, 95) 9 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.0, 0.7)
Marshall County *** 231.6 (200.1, 266.8) 47 (6, 90) 42 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.5)
Montgomery County *** 231.5 (214.4, 249.4) 48 (17, 74) 153 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.8, -0.9)
Obion County *** 230.8 (200.9, 264.2) 49 (8, 90) 46 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.4, 0.0)
Sevier County *** 230.8 (213.3, 249.4) 50 (20, 78) 140 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.4)
McMinn County *** 230.1 (207.5, 254.8) 51 (13, 83) 80 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.5, -0.5)
Robertson County *** 230.0 (207.2, 254.5) 52 (12, 83) 83 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.6)
Warren County *** 229.0 (202.1, 258.6) 53 (11, 89) 55 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.4)
Hawkins County *** 228.1 (206.6, 251.4) 54 (15, 85) 88 falling falling trend -0.7 (-1.4, -0.1)
Maury County *** 227.2 (207.9, 247.8) 55 (18, 81) 113 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.7, -0.8)
Putnam County *** 224.8 (204.5, 246.5) 56 (18, 84) 94 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.5, -0.4)
Humphreys County *** 222.7 (187.3, 263.6) 57 (7, 93) 29 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.1)
Hickman County *** 220.7 (187.3, 258.6) 58 (7, 93) 33 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.4, -0.3)
DeKalb County *** 220.1 (183.4, 262.4) 59 (7, 94) 27 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.3)
Pickett County *** 219.5 (159.4, 300.5) 60 (1, 95) 10 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.2, 0.6)
Greene County *** 219.3 (200.2, 239.8) 61 (26, 87) 105 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.8)
Wayne County *** 218.6 (181.2, 262.2) 62 (7, 94) 25 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.4)
Chester County *** 217.7 (176.7, 265.7) 63 (5, 94) 21 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.7, 0.5)
Jefferson County *** 217.3 (195.2, 241.5) 64 (22, 90) 76 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.5)
Sullivan County *** 216.4 (203.8, 229.5) 65 (36, 81) 234 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.7, -1.1)
Smith County *** 216.1 (177.2, 261.1) 66 (7, 94) 24 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.2, 0.6)
Washington County *** 214.5 (199.7, 230.2) 67 (34, 87) 164 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.8, -1.0)
Bledsoe County *** 213.4 (172.3, 261.8) 68 (6, 94) 21 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.6, -0.2)
Shelby County *** 212.9 (206.3, 219.7) 69 (49, 78) 873 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.0, -1.6)
Jackson County *** 211.3 (168.2, 263.6) 70 (5, 95) 19 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.7, -0.1)
Hardin County *** 209.2 (179.5, 243.0) 71 (18, 94) 39 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.0)
Hamblen County *** 206.9 (186.5, 229.1) 72 (35, 92) 78 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.8)
Bradley County *** 206.8 (190.3, 224.5) 73 (39, 91) 121 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.0, -1.0)
Madison County *** 206.5 (189.1, 225.1) 74 (38, 92) 111 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -1.0)
Franklin County *** 205.4 (181.7, 231.6) 75 (27, 93) 57 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.7)
Roane County *** 205.0 (185.3, 226.6) 76 (35, 93) 84 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.1, -1.2)
Lincoln County *** 202.0 (175.3, 231.9) 77 (26, 94) 44 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -0.9)
Weakley County *** 201.4 (174.1, 232.0) 78 (29, 94) 40 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.5)
Rutherford County *** 200.3 (188.1, 213.0) 79 (56, 91) 231 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.4)
Davidson County *** 199.9 (192.2, 207.7) 80 (63, 89) 568 falling falling trend -5.5 (-8.1, -2.8)
Sumner County *** 198.3 (185.4, 211.8) 81 (56, 92) 191 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -0.9)
Knox County *** 197.1 (189.0, 205.5) 82 (65, 91) 470 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.2)
Loudon County *** 195.7 (176.2, 217.1) 83 (49, 94) 83 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.4, -1.2)
Giles County *** 193.5 (165.7, 225.0) 84 (34, 94) 37 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.3, -0.9)
Wilson County *** 192.9 (177.9, 208.8) 85 (56, 94) 137 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.3, -1.9)
Hamilton County *** 192.8 (184.1, 201.7) 86 (69, 92) 392 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.3, -2.3)
Blount County *** 192.1 (178.8, 206.3) 87 (61, 93) 162 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.6, -1.7)
Carter County *** 187.5 (168.6, 208.1) 88 (56, 94) 76 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.5, -1.5)
Clay County *** 183.6 (138.8, 241.6) 89 (16, 95) 12 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.5, -1.3)
Cumberland County *** 183.3 (166.1, 202.2) 90 (64, 94) 98 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.0, -1.1)
Anderson County *** 183.0 (166.0, 201.3) 91 (66, 94) 90 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.2, -1.0)
Moore County *** 181.3 (129.8, 249.3) 92 (9, 95) 9 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.0, 0.5)
Fayette County *** 177.6 (155.3, 202.5) 93 (62, 94) 51 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.8, -1.3)
Sequatchie County *** 169.1 (133.3, 212.4) 94 (45, 95) 17 falling falling trend -13.1 (-21.8, -3.4)
Williamson County *** 136.4 (126.0, 147.4) 95 (92, 95) 141 falling falling trend -3.6 (-4.5, -2.7)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/29/2021 7:30 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.



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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