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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Wisconsin by County

Prostate, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, All Ages

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


Wisconsin


United States


Portage County


Eau Claire County


Washington County


Ozaukee County


Walworth County


Brown County


Waukesha County


Chippewa County


Monroe County


Outagamie County


Winnebago County


Fond du Lac County


Jefferson County


Rock County


Kenosha County


Pierce County


Shawano County


Barron County


Clark County


Douglas County


Grant County


Green County


Marathon County


Oconto County


Manitowoc County


Sauk County


Wood County


Dane County


Polk County


Racine County


Sheboygan County


Waupaca County


Columbia County


Dodge County


Juneau County


Dunn County


Marinette County


Marquette County


St. Croix County


La Crosse County


Milwaukee County


Adams County


Bayfield County


Calumet County


Door County


Green Lake County


Iowa County


Jackson County


Lincoln County


Oneida County


Richland County


Vernon County


Waushara County


Ashland County Buffalo County Burnett County Crawford County Florence County Forest County Iron County Kewaunee County Lafayette County Langlade County Menominee County Pepin County Price County Rusk County Sawyer County Taylor County Trempealeau County Vilas County Washburn County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/23/2021 2:14 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.