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Data Table for Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer

Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, 2015-2019

Washington Counties versus United States

Lung & Bronchus

All Races, Both Sexes

Counties
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Priority Index1
1=highest
9=lowest

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Recent Trend2
County Death
Rate
Compared
to
US Rate
Average Annual Count
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Age-Adjusted Death Rate

deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Rate
Ratio3
County
to
US
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Recent 5-Year Trend2 in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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United States - falling falling trend - 146,023 36.7 (36.6, 36.8) - -4.9 (-5.2, -4.5)
Washington - falling falling trend - 2,913 33.9 (33.4, 34.5) - -4.5 (-5.0, -4.0)
Jefferson County 9 falling falling trend lower 20 25.3 (20.3, 32.1) 0.7 -9.1 (-14.2, -3.6)
Benton County 9 falling falling trend lower 67 30.2 (27.0, 33.7) 0.8 -9.1 (-13.9, -4.0)
Whatcom County 9 falling falling trend lower 85 31.0 (28.1, 34.2) 0.8 -6.8 (-11.7, -1.6)
Clark County 8 falling falling trend similar 187 35.3 (33.0, 37.7) 1.0 -5.2 (-6.9, -3.6)
Skagit County 8 falling falling trend similar 68 35.8 (32.0, 40.0) 1.0 -4.9 (-6.6, -3.1)
King County 9 falling falling trend lower 599 26.8 (25.8, 27.8) 0.7 -4.6 (-5.2, -4.1)
Grays Harbor County 5 falling falling trend higher 54 45.9 (40.5, 52.0) 1.3 -4.3 (-5.6, -3.0)
Spokane County 8 falling falling trend similar 242 39.7 (37.4, 42.0) 1.1 -3.5 (-4.5, -2.4)
Grant County 8 falling falling trend similar 39 39.4 (34.0, 45.5) 1.1 -3.4 (-5.1, -1.7)
Thurston County 8 falling falling trend similar 123 35.0 (32.2, 38.0) 1.0 -3.4 (-4.6, -2.3)
Pierce County 8 falling falling trend similar 368 39.2 (37.4, 41.1) 1.1 -3.2 (-3.9, -2.5)
Ferry County 8 falling falling trend similar 4 32.6 (19.6, 53.1) 0.9 -3.1 (-5.3, -0.8)
Snohomish County 8 falling falling trend similar 302 36.2 (34.3, 38.2) 1.0 -3.1 (-4.0, -2.3)
Franklin County 8 falling falling trend similar 21 32.0 (26.0, 38.9) 0.9 -3.0 (-4.1, -1.9)
Island County 9 falling falling trend lower 39 27.3 (23.5, 31.7) 0.7 -2.9 (-3.7, -2.0)
Chelan County 8 falling falling trend similar 35 33.3 (28.4, 38.8) 0.9 -2.5 (-3.0, -1.9)
Skamania County 8 falling falling trend similar 6 31.5 (20.9, 46.8) 0.9 -2.4 (-4.1, -0.7)
Whitman County 9 falling falling trend lower 9 21.5 (15.5, 29.1) 0.6 -2.3 (-3.5, -1.0)
Kittitas County 9 falling falling trend lower 17 30.0 (23.8, 37.5) 0.8 -2.3 (-3.2, -1.5)
Klickitat County 8 falling falling trend similar 14 35.0 (27.0, 45.2) 1.0 -2.3 (-3.2, -1.4)
Kitsap County 8 falling falling trend similar 116 34.3 (31.5, 37.3) 0.9 -2.3 (-2.8, -1.8)
Pend Oreille County 8 falling falling trend similar 12 50.0 (37.4, 66.6) 1.4 -2.0 (-3.4, -0.6)
Douglas County 9 falling falling trend lower 16 29.6 (23.4, 37.1) 0.8 -2.0 (-3.3, -0.8)
Pacific County 8 falling falling trend similar 18 39.6 (31.7, 49.8) 1.1 -2.0 (-3.0, -1.0)
San Juan County 9 falling falling trend lower 8 25.5 (17.7, 36.8) 0.7 -1.9 (-3.6, -0.1)
Lewis County 8 falling falling trend similar 51 41.7 (36.7, 47.4) 1.1 -1.9 (-2.6, -1.2)
Stevens County 8 falling falling trend similar 27 36.4 (30.3, 43.6) 1.0 -1.8 (-2.9, -0.8)
Mason County 5 falling falling trend higher 52 51.0 (44.8, 57.9) 1.4 -1.8 (-2.4, -1.2)
Yakima County 8 falling falling trend similar 100 38.2 (34.9, 41.8) 1.0 -1.8 (-2.3, -1.4)
Asotin County 8 falling falling trend similar 16 39.0 (30.9, 49.3) 1.1 -1.6 (-2.8, -0.3)
Adams County 8 falling falling trend similar 6 36.1 (24.0, 51.9) 1.0 -1.5 (-2.8, -0.2)
Walla Walla County 9 falling falling trend lower 25 30.6 (25.4, 36.6) 0.8 -1.4 (-2.3, -0.6)
Clallam County 8 falling falling trend similar 56 37.1 (32.7, 42.2) 1.0 -1.4 (-2.0, -0.8)
Okanogan County 5 falling falling trend higher 28 44.4 (37.2, 52.9) 1.2 -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6)
Cowlitz County 5 falling falling trend higher 72 47.4 (42.5, 52.8) 1.3 -1.3 (-1.9, -0.6)
Lincoln County 6 stable stable trend similar 6 27.5 (18.2, 41.6) 0.7 -0.9 (-3.0, 1.2)
Columbia County
**
** similar 3 39.2 (22.7, 69.3) 1.1
**
Garfield County
**
**
*
3 or fewer
*
*
**
Wahkiakum County
**
**
*
3 or fewer
*
*
**
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/21/2021 10:44 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

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trend estimates.
** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
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 4.8.0.0. 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 1969-2018 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:
Garfield County, Wahkiakum County

Trend for the following could not be reliably determined due to small number of deaths per year:
Columbia 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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