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Death Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County, 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
County
sort ascending
Met
Healthy People
Objective
of
14.5?
1
Annual
Death
Rate

over rate period
deaths per 100,000

(95% Confidence Interval)
sorted descending, sort ascending
Average Deaths per Year
over rate period
sort descending
Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent
Average Annual
Percent
Change
2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
sort descending
Recent Trend Period2
Pennsylvania (State) No 17.7 (17.4, 18.0) 2,827 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.5 (-3.2, -1.8) 2006 - 2010
United States No 16.4 (16.3, 16.4) 52,633 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.5 (-2.9, -2.1) 2006 - 2010
Fulton County No 23.7 (14.6, 36.7) 4 2006 - 2010 **
**
**
Philadelphia County No 22.3 (21.3, 23.4) 345 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.9 (-3.6, -2.2) 2006 - 2010
Clearfield County No 22.2 (18.4, 26.5) 26 2006 - 2010 falling  -1.3 (-2.6, -0.1) 2006 - 2010
Clarion County No 21.7 (16.4, 28.4) 11 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.7 (-3.8, 0.4) 2006 - 2010
Wyoming County No 21.4 (14.9, 29.9) 7 2006 - 2010 stable  0.1 (-2.7, 3.0) 2006 - 2010
Juniata County No 21.3 (14.6, 30.2) 7 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.8 (-4.8, 1.2) 2006 - 2010
Elk County No 21.2 (15.9, 28.1) 11 2006 - 2010 stable  -0.9 (-3.5, 1.9) 2006 - 2010
Clinton County No 20.8 (15.3, 27.8) 10 2006 - 2010 stable  -0.6 (-35.5, 53.1) 2006 - 2010
Crawford County No 20.6 (17.0, 24.8) 23 2006 - 2010 stable  -0.7 (-2.2, 0.8) 2006 - 2010
Delaware County No 20.4 (18.9, 22.0) 139 2006 - 2010 falling  -1.8 (-2.5, -1.0) 2006 - 2010
Tioga County No 20.3 (15.4, 26.6) 11 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.4 (-4.1, 1.4) 2006 - 2010
Perry County No 19.8 (14.5, 26.3) 10 2006 - 2010 stable  -0.4 (-3.1, 2.3) 2006 - 2010
Lackawanna County No 19.7 (17.6, 22.1) 63 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.2 (-4.3, -2.1) 2006 - 2010
Blair County No 19.4 (16.6, 22.6) 36 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.3 (-3.4, -1.3) 2006 - 2010
Schuylkill County No 19.4 (16.9, 22.2) 44 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.9 (-3.6, -2.1) 2006 - 2010
Jefferson County No 19.3 (14.8, 24.8) 13 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.1 (-2.9, 0.8) 2006 - 2010
Armstrong County No 19.3 (15.6, 23.7) 20 2006 - 2010 falling  -1.8 (-3.4, -0.2) 2006 - 2010
Warren County No 19.2 (14.6, 25.0) 12 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.0 (-3.4, 1.5) 2006 - 2010
Cambria County No 19.2 (16.7, 22.1) 43 2006 - 2010 stable  -0.8 (-2.2, 0.6) 2006 - 2010
Mercer County No 19.0 (16.2, 22.3) 33 2006 - 2010 rising  13.4 (2.9, 25.0) 2006 - 2010
Fayette County No 18.9 (16.3, 21.9) 38 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.0 (-4.3, -1.7) 2006 - 2010
Wayne County No 18.9 (14.7, 24.1) 14 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.9 (-4.5, 0.8) 2006 - 2010
Greene County No 18.9 (13.8, 25.5) 9 2006 - 2010 stable  -0.7 (-2.9, 1.6) 2006 - 2010
Lebanon County No 18.8 (16.0, 21.9) 34 2006 - 2010 falling  -1.8 (-3.1, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
Luzerne County No 18.3 (16.6, 20.1) 86 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.9 (-3.8, -2.0) 2006 - 2010
Washington County No 18.2 (16.1, 20.6) 54 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.5 (-3.3, -1.7) 2006 - 2010
Beaver County No 18.2 (15.9, 20.8) 46 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.8 (-3.9, -1.8) 2006 - 2010
Bradford County No 18.2 (14.3, 22.9) 15 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.5 (-3.7, 0.6) 2006 - 2010
Carbon County No 18.2 (14.4, 22.7) 16 2006 - 2010 stable  -2.0 (-4.0, 0.2) 2006 - 2010
Allegheny County No 18.0 (17.1, 18.9) 311 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.5 (-2.9, -2.1) 2006 - 2010
Columbia County No 17.9 (14.1, 22.5) 16 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.2 (-2.4, 0.0) 2006 - 2010
Venango County No 17.9 (13.9, 22.9) 14 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.4 (-4.2, -0.6) 2006 - 2010
York County No 17.6 (16.0, 19.4) 85 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.2 (-4.1, -2.2) 2006 - 2010
Erie County No 17.5 (15.5, 19.6) 57 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.1 (-3.2, -1.0) 2006 - 2010
Somerset County No 17.5 (14.2, 21.3) 21 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.2 (-3.7, -0.7) 2006 - 2010
Susquehanna County No 17.4 (13.0, 23.0) 10 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.7 (-4.8, -0.6) 2006 - 2010
Snyder County No 17.3 (12.4, 23.7) 8 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.3 (-4.3, -0.1) 2006 - 2010
Westmoreland County No 17.0 (15.5, 18.6) 94 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.4 (-3.1, -1.7) 2006 - 2010
Chester County No 16.9 (15.3, 18.5) 88 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.3 (-3.2, -1.4) 2006 - 2010
Lancaster County No 16.9 (15.5, 18.4) 106 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.3 (-3.0, -1.6) 2006 - 2010
Lawrence County No 16.8 (13.8, 20.4) 23 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.1 (-4.6, -1.6) 2006 - 2010
Berks County No 16.8 (15.2, 18.5) 80 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.0 (-3.6, -2.3) 2006 - 2010
Montour County No 16.5 (10.0, 26.0) 4 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.3 (-4.8, 2.3) 2006 - 2010
Lycoming County No 16.5 (13.8, 19.7) 26 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.9 (-4.3, -1.6) 2006 - 2010
Franklin County No 16.5 (14.0, 19.3) 31 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.7 (-3.8, -1.6) 2006 - 2010
McKean County No 16.4 (12.1, 21.9) 10 2006 - 2010 stable  -1.1 (-2.9, 0.7) 2006 - 2010
Potter County No 16.1 (9.9, 25.3) 4 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.0 (-5.5, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
Mifflin County No 16.0 (11.9, 21.2) 10 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.8 (-4.6, -0.9) 2006 - 2010
Dauphin County No 16.0 (14.0, 18.2) 49 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.9 (-3.8, -1.9) 2006 - 2010
Northumberland County No 16.0 (13.1, 19.4) 22 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.3 (-4.0, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
Bedford County No 15.9 (11.9, 20.9) 11 2006 - 2010 stable  -21.4 (-38.9, 1.2) 2006 - 2010
Lehigh County No 15.9 (14.3, 17.8) 67 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.3 (-3.1, -1.5) 2006 - 2010
Indiana County No 15.9 (12.7, 19.6) 18 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.3 (-4.7, -1.9) 2006 - 2010
Huntingdon County No 15.4 (11.1, 20.8) 9 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.9 (-5.4, -2.4) 2006 - 2010
Bucks County No 15.3 (14.0, 16.6) 113 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.5 (-4.3, -2.8) 2006 - 2010
Adams County No 15.2 (12.3, 18.7) 19 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.8 (-5.1, -2.6) 2006 - 2010
Monroe County No 15.1 (12.6, 18.1) 25 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.4 (-5.1, -1.8) 2006 - 2010
Cumberland County No 14.9 (13.0, 17.0) 44 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.2 (-4.1, -2.3) 2006 - 2010
Montgomery County No 14.9 (13.9, 16.0) 150 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.0 (-3.6, -2.4) 2006 - 2010
Butler County Yes 14.4 (12.2, 16.8) 33 2006 - 2010 stable  -3.9 (-16.6, 10.8) 2006 - 2010
Northampton County Yes 13.6 (12.0, 15.4) 52 2006 - 2010 falling  -3.2 (-4.2, -2.2) 2006 - 2010
Centre County Yes 13.6 (11.0, 16.7) 19 2006 - 2010 falling  -4.1 (-5.7, -2.5) 2006 - 2010
Pike County Yes 13.6 (9.9, 18.5) 9 2006 - 2010 falling  -2.8 (-4.8, -0.7) 2006 - 2010
Union County Yes 13.0 (9.0, 18.3) 7 2006 - 2010 falling  -4.5 (-6.6, -2.4) 2006 - 2010
Cameron County
*
*
3 or fewer
2006 - 2010 **
**
**
Forest County
*
*
3 or fewer
2006 - 2010 **
**
**
Sullivan County
*
*
3 or fewer
2006 - 2010 **
**
**
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/24/2014 7:51 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.

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
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, 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 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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