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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Wisconsin by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by Rate

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

Florence County

Ashland County

Forest County

Iron County

Washburn County

Juneau County

Oneida County

Adams County

Marquette County

Burnett County

Marinette County

Douglas County

Waushara County

Rusk County

Milwaukee County

Sawyer County

Sauk County

Waupaca County

Langlade County

Clark County

Polk County

Lincoln County

Lafayette County

Kenosha County

Manitowoc County

Rock County

Menominee County

Columbia County

Wood County

Racine County

Monroe County

Shawano County

Green Lake County

St. Croix County

Dodge County

Barron County

Green County

Crawford County

Price County

Grant County

Walworth County

Vilas County

Trempealeau County

Chippewa County

Jackson County

Oconto County

Fond du Lac County

Dunn County

Brown County

Winnebago County

Sheboygan County

Vernon County

Pierce County

Jefferson County

Richland County

Bayfield County

Buffalo County

Taylor County

Eau Claire County

La Crosse County

Outagamie County

Iowa County

Marathon County

Door County

Kewaunee County

Ozaukee County

Waukesha County

Dane County

Washington County

Portage County

Calumet County

Pepin County

Created by on 07/05/2022 3:12 pm.

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.

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.