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Interpretation of 5-Year Rate Changes Data

5-Year Rate Changes - Mortality
Utah, 2012-2016
All Ages, Both Sexes, Black (incl Hisp)

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Since the overall trend is negative (-3.30 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.50 to -2.10 ), the overall cancer rate is falling.

The following cancers could not be calculated due to insufficient counts:

Created by on 04/07/2020 7:22 pm.
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 (deaths 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+). 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.

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 EAPCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.