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Death Rate Report for West Virginia by County

Colon & Rectum, 2008 - 2012

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-5
Reduce the colorectal cancer death rate

Sorted by Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC)
County
sort ascending
Met Healthy People Objective of 14.5? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Recent Trend 2 Recent 5-Year Trend2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
sorted descending, sort ascending
West Virginia (State) No 18.4 (17.7, 19.2) 436 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.2)
United States No 15.5 (15.4, 15.6) 52,010 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.8, -2.3)
Taylor County No 15.9 (9.1, 26.1) 3 ** **
Ritchie County No 21.4 (12.2, 36.0) 3 stable stable trend 22.6 (-20.8, 89.7)
Preston County No 19.9 (14.1, 27.4) 8 stable stable trend 5.5 (-2.8, 14.4)
Wyoming County No 21.6 (14.6, 31.1) 6 stable stable trend 1.7 (-1.6, 5.1)
Randolph County No 22.7 (16.4, 30.8) 9 stable stable trend 0.5 (-2.2, 3.3)
Nicholas County No 19.3 (13.3, 27.4) 7 stable stable trend 0.5 (-2.5, 3.6)
Lincoln County No 29.6 (20.5, 41.5) 7 stable stable trend 0.5 (-2.5, 3.6)
Mercer County No 22.4 (18.1, 27.6) 19 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.7, 1.5)
Boone County No 15.9 (10.0, 24.1) 5 stable stable trend 0.0 (-3.0, 3.2)
Raleigh County No 19.4 (15.7, 23.7) 20 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.5, 1.6)
Hampshire County No 25.0 (17.5, 34.8) 8 stable stable trend -0.3 (-3.2, 2.7)
Jefferson County No 19.3 (14.2, 25.5) 10 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.9, 2.1)
Logan County No 25.7 (19.3, 33.5) 12 stable stable trend -0.6 (-3.2, 2.0)
Mingo County No 21.1 (14.4, 30.0) 7 stable stable trend -0.9 (-3.3, 1.6)
Greenbrier County No 15.9 (11.4, 21.8) 8 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.0, 0.8)
Cabell County No 18.4 (15.1, 22.2) 22 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.3, 0.1)
Barbour County No 26.0 (17.2, 38.1) 6 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.2, 0.8)
McDowell County No 21.5 (14.5, 30.9) 6 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.5, 1.1)
Upshur County No 17.1 (11.2, 25.3) 5 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.5, 1.2)
Monroe County No 21.5 (13.4, 33.5) 4 stable stable trend -1.4 (-4.8, 2.0)
Mason County No 19.7 (13.5, 28.0) 7 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.6, 0.6)
Fayette County No 20.7 (15.9, 26.6) 13 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.4, 0.1)
Harrison County No 17.0 (13.3, 21.4) 15 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.3, -0.4)
Monongalia County No 15.1 (11.5, 19.5) 12 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.7, -0.1)
Kanawha County No 18.7 (16.4, 21.2) 49 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.2, -0.7)
Marion County No 17.4 (13.3, 22.3) 13 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.1, -1.0)
Wood County No 15.0 (12.0, 18.6) 18 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.2, -1.0)
Braxton County No 20.9 (12.6, 33.1) 4 stable stable trend -2.1 (-5.4, 1.4)
Wetzel County No 21.4 (13.2, 33.0) 5 stable stable trend -2.1 (-4.8, 0.7)
Wayne County Yes 14.2 (10.1, 19.6) 8 stable stable trend -2.2 (-4.4, 0.0)
Jackson County No 15.5 (10.3, 22.6) 6 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.6, -0.2)
Morgan County No 18.3 (11.1, 28.7) 4 stable stable trend -2.5 (-5.3, 0.5)
Marshall County No 16.5 (11.7, 22.9) 8 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.3, -0.8)
Hancock County No 19.2 (14.0, 26.1) 9 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.4, -0.6)
Brooke County No 15.0 (9.8, 22.4) 6 stable stable trend -2.7 (-5.8, 0.5)
Lewis County No 21.5 (14.0, 32.1) 5 stable stable trend -2.7 (-5.7, 0.4)
Ohio County No 18.0 (13.8, 23.4) 13 falling falling trend -2.9 (-4.4, -1.4)
Berkeley County No 20.3 (16.4, 24.8) 20 falling falling trend -3.1 (-4.5, -1.7)
Mineral County No 18.8 (12.9, 26.7) 7 falling falling trend -3.4 (-4.8, -2.0)
Putnam County Yes 12.3 (8.7, 17.0) 8 falling falling trend -3.9 (-5.8, -1.9)
Calhoun County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Clay County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Doddridge County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Gilmer County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Grant County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Hardy County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Pendleton County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Pleasants County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Pocahontas County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Roane County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Summers County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Tucker County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Tyler County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Webster County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Wirt County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/04/2016 5:49 am.
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 (Version 4.2). 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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.