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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Texas by County

Melanoma of the Skin, 2011-2015

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Recentaapc

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 2.4 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

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

  • Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


    Texas


    United States


    Henderson County


    Galveston County


    Brazos County


    Potter County


    Grayson County


    Angelina County


    McLennan County


    Jefferson County


    Brazoria County


    Taylor County


    Williamson County


    Lubbock County


    Randall County


    Tarrant County


    Travis County


    Bell County


    Denton County


    Bexar County


    Collin County


    Hidalgo County


    Smith County


    Dallas County


    Harris County


    Montgomery County


    El Paso County


    Nueces County


    Ellis County


    Cameron County


    Comal County


    Fort Bend County


    Hays County


    Johnson County


    Kaufman County


    Kerr County


    Llano County


    Midland County


    Parker County


    Wichita County


    Anderson County Andrews County Aransas County Archer County Armstrong County Atascosa County Austin County Bailey County Bandera County Bastrop County Baylor County Bee County Blanco County Borden County Bosque County Bowie County Brewster County Briscoe County Brooks County Brown County Burleson County Burnet County Caldwell County Calhoun County Callahan County Camp County Carson County Cass County Castro County Chambers County Cherokee County Childress County Clay County Cochran County Coke County Coleman County Collingsworth County Colorado County Comanche County Concho County Cooke County Coryell County Cottle County Crane County Crockett County Crosby County Culberson County Dallam County Dawson County DeWitt County Deaf Smith County Delta County Dickens County Dimmit County Donley County Duval County Eastland County Ector County Edwards County Erath County Falls County Fannin County Fayette County Fisher County Floyd County Foard County Franklin County Freestone County Frio County Gaines County Garza County Gillespie County Glasscock County Goliad County Gonzales County Gray County Gregg County Grimes County Guadalupe County Hale County Hall County Hamilton County Hansford County Hardeman County Hardin County Harrison County Hartley County Haskell County Hemphill County Hill County Hockley County Hood County Hopkins County Houston County Howard County Hudspeth County Hunt County Hutchinson County Irion County Jack County Jackson County Jasper County Jeff Davis County Jim Hogg County Jim Wells County Jones County Karnes County Kendall County Kenedy County Kent County Kimble County King County Kinney County Kleberg County Knox County La Salle County Lamar County Lamb County Lampasas County Lavaca County Lee County Leon County Liberty County Limestone County Lipscomb County Live Oak County Loving County Lynn County Madison County Marion County Martin County Mason County Matagorda County Maverick County McCulloch County McMullen County Medina County Menard County Milam County Mills County Mitchell County Montague County Moore County Morris County Motley County Nacogdoches County Navarro County Newton County Nolan County Ochiltree County Oldham County Orange County Palo Pinto County Panola County Parmer County Pecos County Polk County Presidio County Rains County Reagan County Real County Red River County Reeves County Refugio County Roberts County Robertson County Rockwall County Runnels County Rusk County Sabine County San Augustine County San Jacinto County San Patricio County San Saba County Schleicher County Scurry County Shackelford County Shelby County Sherman County Somervell County Starr County Stephens County Sterling County Stonewall County Sutton County Swisher County Terrell County Terry County Throckmorton County Titus County Tom Green County Trinity County Tyler County Upshur County Upton County Uvalde County Val Verde County Van Zandt County Victoria County Walker County Waller County Ward County Washington County Webb County Wharton County Wheeler County Wilbarger County Willacy County Wilson County Winkler County Wise County Wood County Yoakum County Young County Zapata County Zavala County

    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/22/2019 10:41 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 rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2015 US Population Data File is used for 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.

    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 availablility, 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.