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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Wisconsin by County

All Cancer Sites, 2011-2015

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

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Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 161.4 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


    United States

    Marquette County

    Eau Claire County

    Adams County

    Green Lake County

    Crawford County

    Price County

    Ashland County

    Sauk County

    Burnett County

    Dunn County

    Grant County

    Green County

    Langlade County

    Shawano County

    Fond du Lac County

    Monroe County

    Oneida County

    Trempealeau County

    Washburn County

    Calumet County

    Oconto County

    Pepin County

    Vernon County

    Waupaca County

    Brown County

    Buffalo County

    Columbia County

    Florence County

    Forest County

    Iowa County

    Iron County

    Juneau County

    Kenosha County

    Rock County

    St. Croix County

    Waushara County

    Chippewa County

    Dane County

    Door County

    Lincoln County

    Manitowoc County

    Marinette County

    Milwaukee County

    Sheboygan County

    Walworth County

    Winnebago County

    Barron County

    Clark County

    Lafayette County

    Pierce County

    Polk County

    Racine County

    Washington County

    Marathon County

    Ozaukee County

    Sawyer County

    Wood County

    Jefferson County

    La Crosse County

    Portage County

    Vilas County

    Waukesha County

    Douglas County

    Jackson County

    Outagamie County

    Richland County

    Bayfield County

    Kewaunee County

    Taylor County

    Menominee County

    Rusk County

    Dodge County

    Created by on 07/18/2019 12:44 am.

    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
    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.

    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.