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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Texas by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White Hispanic, Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Count

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


Texas


United States (6)


Cooke County


Erath County


Gillespie County


Gray County


Goliad County


Crosby County


Jones County


Martin County


Robertson County


Rusk County


Burleson County


Sutton County


Swisher County


Falls County


Hood County


Henderson County


Lynn County


McCulloch County


Floyd County


Milam County


Parmer County


Cherokee County


Live Oak County


Winkler County


Yoakum County


Kinney County


Mitchell County


Scurry County


Burnet County


Colorado County


Polk County


Brewster County


Andrews County


Grimes County


Jackson County


Palo Pinto County


Titus County


Ward County


Wise County


Navarro County


Rockwall County


Austin County


Gaines County


Hill County


Hunt County


Presidio County


Walker County


Castro County


Coryell County


Grayson County


Kendall County


Refugio County


Terry County


Nolan County


Gregg County


Waller County


Brown County


Moore County


Pecos County


Liberty County


DeWitt County


La Salle County


Aransas County


Parker County


Dawson County


Calhoun County


Lamb County


Gonzales County


Jim Hogg County


Karnes County


Zapata County


Angelina County


Hockley County


Kaufman County


Deaf Smith County


Smith County


Kerr County


Reeves County


Brooks County


Dimmit County


Howard County


Randall County


Matagorda County


Wharton County


Wichita County


Zavala County


Anderson County


Hale County


Frio County


Bastrop County


Jefferson County


Johnson County


Willacy County


Duval County


Wilson County


Brazos County


Bee County


Caldwell County


Ellis County


Comal County


Medina County


Uvalde County


Taylor County


Kleberg County


Potter County


Atascosa County


McLennan County


Tom Green County


Bell County


Montgomery County


Midland County


Hays County


San Patricio County


Jim Wells County


Victoria County


Guadalupe County


Collin County


Denton County


Val Verde County


Williamson County


Galveston County


Maverick County


Starr County


Ector County


Brazoria County


Lubbock County


Fort Bend County


Travis County


Webb County


Nueces County


Tarrant County


Cameron County


Dallas County


Hidalgo County


El Paso County


Harris County


Bexar County


Archer County Armstrong County Bailey County Bandera County Baylor County Blanco County Borden County Bosque County Bowie County Briscoe County Callahan County Camp County Carson County Cass County Chambers County Childress County Clay County Cochran County Coke County Coleman County Collingsworth County Comanche County Concho County Cottle County Crane County Crockett County Culberson County Dallam County Delta County Dickens County Donley County Eastland County Edwards County Fannin County Fayette County Fisher County Foard County Franklin County Freestone County Garza County Glasscock County Hall County Hamilton County Hansford County Hardeman County Hardin County Harrison County Hartley County Haskell County Hemphill County Hopkins County Houston County Hudspeth County Hutchinson County Irion County Jack County Jasper County Jeff Davis County Kenedy County Kent County Kimble County King County Knox County Lamar County Lampasas County Lavaca County Lee County Leon County Limestone County Lipscomb County Llano County Loving County Madison County Marion County Mason County McMullen County Menard County Mills County Montague County Morris County Motley County Nacogdoches County Newton County Ochiltree County Oldham County Orange County Panola County Rains County Reagan County Real County Red River County Roberts County Runnels County Sabine County San Augustine County San Jacinto County San Saba County Schleicher County Shackelford County Shelby County Sherman County Somervell County Stephens County Sterling County Stonewall County Terrell County Throckmorton County Trinity County Tyler County Upshur County Upton County Van Zandt County Washington County Wheeler County Wilbarger County Wood County Young County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/03/2022 3:56 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 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.

6 Hispanic mortality recent trend data for the United States has been excluded for the following states: Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma. The data on Hispanic and non-Hispanic mortality for these states may be unreliable for the time period used in the generation of the recent trend (1990 - 2019) and has been excluded from the calculation of the United States recent trend. This was based on the NCHS Policy.
* 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.