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Historical Trends (1975-2016)

Mortality, District of Columbia, Prostate, All Races (incl Hisp), All Ages, Male

Mortality, District of Columbia, Prostate, All Races (incl Hisp), All Ages, Male

Line graph with 42 years and 2 segments
During 1975-1994, the APC1 in the rate of cancer was rising: 1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 0.7 to 2.5.
During 1994-2016, the APC1 in the rate of cancer was falling: -3.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.6 to -3.2.
Yearly points:
In 1975, the observed rate was 43.9. The estimated rate was 50.0.
In 1976, the observed rate was 45.4. The estimated rate was 50.8.
In 1977, the observed rate was 47.3. The estimated rate was 51.6.
In 1978, the observed rate was 52.5. The estimated rate was 52.4.
In 1979, the observed rate was 54.6. The estimated rate was 53.3.
In 1980, the observed rate was 54.7. The estimated rate was 54.1.
In 1981, the observed rate was 55.2. The estimated rate was 55.0.
In 1982, the observed rate was 67.6. The estimated rate was 55.8.
In 1983, the observed rate was 55.3. The estimated rate was 56.7.
In 1984, the observed rate was 59.6. The estimated rate was 57.6.
In 1985, the observed rate was 58.5. The estimated rate was 58.5.
In 1986, the observed rate was 64.3. The estimated rate was 59.4.
In 1987, the observed rate was 61.8. The estimated rate was 60.4.
In 1988, the observed rate was 67.9. The estimated rate was 61.3.
In 1989, the observed rate was 66.8. The estimated rate was 62.3.
In 1990, the observed rate was 56.1. The estimated rate was 63.3.
In 1991, the observed rate was 62.4. The estimated rate was 64.3.
In 1992, the observed rate was 60.2. The estimated rate was 65.3.
In 1993, the observed rate was 63.1. The estimated rate was 66.3.
In 1994, the observed rate was 79.0. The estimated rate was 67.4.
In 1995, the observed rate was 61.2. The estimated rate was 64.7.
In 1996, the observed rate was 67.6. The estimated rate was 62.2.
In 1997, the observed rate was 47.5. The estimated rate was 59.7.
In 1998, the observed rate was 45.3. The estimated rate was 57.4.
In 1999, the observed rate was 58.7. The estimated rate was 55.1.
In 2000, the observed rate was 52.7. The estimated rate was 52.9.
In 2001, the observed rate was 47.4. The estimated rate was 50.9.
In 2002, the observed rate was 53.1. The estimated rate was 48.9.
In 2003, the observed rate was 37.5. The estimated rate was 46.9.
In 2004, the observed rate was 46.1. The estimated rate was 45.1.
In 2005, the observed rate was 44.7. The estimated rate was 43.3.
In 2006, the observed rate was 43.0. The estimated rate was 41.6.
In 2007, the observed rate was 45.8. The estimated rate was 40.0.
In 2008, the observed rate was 29.0. The estimated rate was 38.4.
In 2009, the observed rate was 42.3. The estimated rate was 36.9.
In 2010, the observed rate was 34.1. The estimated rate was 35.4.
In 2011, the observed rate was 36.8. The estimated rate was 34.0.
In 2012, the observed rate was 31.4. The estimated rate was 32.7.
In 2013, the observed rate was 32.5. The estimated rate was 31.4.
In 2014, the observed rate was 30.6. The estimated rate was 30.2.
In 2015, the observed rate was 26.2. The estimated rate was 29.0.
In 2016, the observed rate was 29.2. The estimated rate was 27.8.

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