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Death Rate Report by State, death years through 2010


Colon & Rectum
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-5
Reduce the colorectal cancer death rate
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages
Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 14.5 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 1 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.
  • 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.
    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 accuracy 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
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.4 to 15.6 and 52,045 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -2.1.

    Mississippi
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 20.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.7 to 22.0 and 632 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is -0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.7 to 0.1.

    Arkansas
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 19.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.6 to 20.7 and 632 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.5 to -0.7.

    District of Columbia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 19.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 23.0 and 114 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.0 to -1.7.

    Louisiana
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.7 to 19.2 and 848 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.1 to -2.2.

    Iowa
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.2 to 18.9 and 662 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -1.9.

    Kentucky
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.3 to 18.7 and 828 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.5.

    North Dakota
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.6 to 20.5 and 143 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -1.6.

    West Virginia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 19.2 and 410 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.9 to -1.0.

    Tennessee
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.4 to 18.4 and 1,207 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.8 to -1.2.

    Nevada
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.6 to 18.9 and 441 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to -1.0.

    Ohio
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.5 to 18.0 and 2,311 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -2.5.

    South Carolina
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.1 to 18.4 and 891 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to -1.4.

    Nebraska
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.3 to 19.0 and 358 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.2.

    Pennsylvania
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 17.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.3 to 17.6 and 2,772 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.2 to -1.8.

    Missouri
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.9 to 17.9 and 1,151 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.7.

    Alabama
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 18.0 and 894 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -0.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.1 to -0.4.

    Illinois
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.1 to 17.5 and 2,298 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to -2.3.

    Vermont
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 19.9 and 127 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to -1.7.

    Alaska
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.8 to 20.6 and 84 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.7 to -1.6.

    Maine
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.5 to 18.4 and 290 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.4 to -2.6.

    South Dakota
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.0 to 19.2 and 166 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.8 to -1.6.

    Oklahoma
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.1 to 17.6 and 666 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.4 to -0.8.

    Georgia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.4 to 17.1 and 1,452 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.3 to -2.0.

    Wyoming
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 19.7 and 100 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.7 to -1.8.

    New Jersey
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.2 to 16.8 and 1,618 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.2 to -2.7.

    Rhode Island
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 16.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 18.5 and 207 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is stable because the AAPC value is 0.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.3 to 5.7.

    Indiana
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.8 to 16.7 and 1,118 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to -2.9.

    Kansas
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.2 to 17.1 and 495 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -1.5.

    Michigan
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.9 to 16.4 and 1,767 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.5 to -2.3.

    Texas
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.1 to 16.1 and 3,481 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -2.1.

    Virginia
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.4 to 16.1 and 1,237 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.0 to -2.5.

    New York
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 15.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.5 to 15.6 and 3,316 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.7 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.2 to -3.2.

    Maryland
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 14.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 15.8 and 900 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.3 to -3.4.

    Massachusetts
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 14.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 15.7 and 1,144 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -4.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.9 to -3.6.

    Delaware
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 14.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.4 to 17.2 and 151 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.6 to -2.3.

    North Carolina
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 14.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 15.4 and 1,477 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.6 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -2.2.

    Oregon
  • The healthy people objective was not met.
  • The death rate is 14.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.5 to 15.8 and 645 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.1 to -1.5.

    Wisconsin
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 14.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.5 to 15.3 and 939 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.4 to -3.1.

    California
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 14.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 14.6 and 5,165 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.2 to -2.0.

    New Hampshire
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 14.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.3 to 16.3 and 212 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -4.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.9 to -3.2.

    Florida
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 14.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.7 to 14.6 and 3,592 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.4 to -2.1.

    New Mexico
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 14.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.5 to 15.7 and 313 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.6 to -0.8.

    Minnesota
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 14.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 15.0 and 827 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.5 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -2.1.

    Arizona
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 13.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.1 to 14.9 and 969 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.3 to -1.6.

    Montana
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 13.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.8 to 16.2 and 167 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -1.5.

    Washington
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 13.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.9 to 14.7 and 962 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -3.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.7 to -2.2.

    Colorado
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 13.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.4 to 14.5 and 640 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -4.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -6.4 to -2.0.

    Idaho
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 13.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.5 to 15.2 and 212 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.1 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.6.

    Hawaii
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 12.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.2 to 14.8 and 210 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -1.9 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.6 to -1.3.

    Connecticut
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 12.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.6 to 13.8 and 553 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -5.0 with a 95% confidence interval from -5.8 to -4.2.

    Utah
  • The healthy people objective was met.
  • The death rate is 12.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.5 to 13.6 and 251 average annual deaths.
  • The rate is falling because the AAPC value is -2.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -2.9 to -1.6.



    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2014 11:05 pm.
    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).
    Trend
    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.

    1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

    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, 14, 59, , 8084, 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 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.