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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, 2012-2016

Texas Counties versus United States

All Cancer Sites

All Races, Both Sexes

  Above US Rate Similar to US Rate Below US Rate
Rising
Trend
Priority 1: rising and above

Priority 2: rising and similar

Priority 3: rising and below

Stable
Trend
Priority 4: stable and above

Callahan County
Coleman County
Cottle County
Delta County
Donley County
Gray County
Hamilton County
Haskell County
Marion County
Milam County
Mitchell County
Montague County
Morris County
Polk County
Sabine County
Trinity County
Wichita County
Wilbarger County
Wise County
Young County
Priority 6: stable and similar

Andrews County
Bailey County
Baylor County
Blanco County
Brooks County
Childress County
Clay County
Cochran County
Collingsworth County
Concho County
Crockett County
Crosby County
Dawson County
DeWitt County
Deaf Smith County
Dickens County
Duval County
Edwards County
Fisher County
Floyd County
Foard County
Franklin County
Freestone County
Frio County
Gaines County
Goliad County
Hale County
Hall County
Hansford County
Hardeman County
Hemphill County
Jackson County
Jim Hogg County
Jones County
Karnes County
Kinney County
Kleberg County
Knox County
Lamb County
Lampasas County
Lavaca County
Lynn County
Martin County
Maverick County
Motley County
Nolan County
Rains County
Reagan County
Red River County
Refugio County
Runnels County
San Augustine County
San Saba County
Schleicher County
Sherman County
Stonewall County
Sutton County
Swisher County
Terry County
Throckmorton County
Wheeler County
Winkler County
Yoakum County
Zavala County
Priority 7: stable and below

Jeff Davis County
Mills County
Parmer County
Smith County
Starr County
Willacy County
Zapata County
Falling
Trend
Priority 5: falling and above

Anderson County
Aransas County
Bastrop County
Bowie County
Brown County
Cass County
Chambers County
Coryell County
Fannin County
Galveston County
Henderson County
Hill County
Hunt County
Jasper County
Jefferson County
Johnson County
Kaufman County
Lamar County
Leon County
Liberty County
Limestone County
Matagorda County
Orange County
Panola County
Potter County
San Jacinto County
San Patricio County
Upshur County
Priority 8: falling and similar

Angelina County
Archer County
Atascosa County
Austin County
Bandera County
Bee County
Bell County
Bexar County
Bosque County
Brazoria County
Brazos County
Burleson County
Burnet County
Caldwell County
Calhoun County
Camp County
Carson County
Castro County
Coke County
Colorado County
Comal County
Comanche County
Cooke County
Crane County
Dallam County
Dallas County
Dimmit County
Eastland County
Ector County
Ellis County
Falls County
Fayette County
Garza County
Gillespie County
Gonzales County
Grayson County
Gregg County
Grimes County
Guadalupe County
Hardin County
Harris County
Harrison County
Hartley County
Hockley County
Hood County
Hopkins County
Houston County
Howard County
Hutchinson County
Jack County
Jim Wells County
Kerr County
Kimble County
Lee County
Llano County
Lubbock County
Madison County
Mason County
McCulloch County
McLennan County
Medina County
Menard County
Midland County
Montgomery County
Moore County
Nacogdoches County
Navarro County
Newton County
Nueces County
Ochiltree County
Palo Pinto County
Parker County
Randall County
Real County
Reeves County
Robertson County
Rockwall County
Rusk County
Scurry County
Shackelford County
Shelby County
Somervell County
Stephens County
Tarrant County
Taylor County
Titus County
Tom Green County
Tyler County
Upton County
Uvalde County
Van Zandt County
Victoria County
Walker County
Waller County
Ward County
Washington County
Wharton County
Priority 9: falling and below

Brewster County
Cameron County
Cherokee County
Collin County
Denton County
El Paso County
Erath County
Fort Bend County
Hays County
Hidalgo County
Kendall County
La Salle County
Lipscomb County
Live Oak County
Pecos County
Presidio County
Travis County
Val Verde County
Webb County
Williamson County
Wilson County
Wood County
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/18/2019 2:19 pm.

Trend2
     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.
Rate Comparison
     Above     when 95% confident the rate is above and Rate Ratio3 > 1.10
     Similar     when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.
     Below     when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio3 < 0.90

1 Priority indices were created by ordering from rates that are rising and above the comparison rate to rates that are falling and below the comparison rate.
2 Recent trend in death rates is usually an Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Version 4.7.0.0. Due to data availability issues, the time period and/or calculation method used in the calculation of the trends may differ for selected geographic areas.
3 Rate ratio is the county rate divided by the US rate. Previous versions of this table used one-year rates for states and five-year rates for counties. As of June 2018, only five-year rates are used.
Source: 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 1969-2016 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
Note: 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. Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trend estimates:
Borden County , Culberson County , Glasscock County , Hudspeth County , Irion County , Kenedy County , Kent County , King County , Loving County , McMullen County , Roberts County , Sterling County , Terrell County

Trend for the following could not be reliably determined due to small number of deaths per year:
Armstrong County , Briscoe County , Oldham County


Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer 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.

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