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 Rate/Trend Comparison by State/County
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2010
US States versus US

Colon & Rectum
All Races, Both Sexes
Sorted by Priority Index
State
sort state ascending
Priority Index1
1=highest
9=lowest

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Recent
Trend2

State Death Rate
Compared to
US Rate

Deaths per year
2010

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Annual
Death
Rate
2010

deaths per 100,000

(95% Confidence Interval)
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Rate
Ratio3
State to USsort ascending by the rate ratio
Recent Average Annual
Percent Change2
in Death Rates

(95% Confidence Interval)
sort AAPC ascending
Recent Trend Period2
United States-falling  -52,04515.5 (15.4, 15.6)--2.5 (-2.9, -2.1)2006 - 2010
Mississippi4stable  above  63220.3 (18.7, 22.0)1.308181063-0.3 (-0.7, 0.1)2006 - 2010
Arkansas5falling  above  63219.1 (17.6, 20.7)1.231612536-1.1 (-1.5, -0.7)2006 - 2010
Iowa5falling  above  66217.5 (16.2, 18.9)1.127764552-2.2 (-2.5, -1.9)2006 - 2010
Kentucky5falling  above  82817.5 (16.3, 18.7)1.124826574-1.8 (-2.2, -1.5)2006 - 2010
Louisiana5falling  above  84817.9 (16.7, 19.2)1.154986270-3.2 (-4.1, -2.2)2006 - 2010
Nevada5falling  above  44117.2 (15.6, 18.9)1.107940699-1.6 (-2.3, -1.0)2006 - 2010
Ohio5falling  above  2,31117.2 (16.5, 18.0)1.111177638-2.9 (-3.3, -2.5)2006 - 2010
South Carolina5falling  above  89117.2 (16.1, 18.4)1.110025077-1.8 (-2.3, -1.4)2006 - 2010
Tennessee5falling  above  1,20717.3 (16.4, 18.4)1.117690374-1.5 (-1.8, -1.2)2006 - 2010
West Virginia5falling  above  41017.4 (15.7, 19.2)1.119821214-1.5 (-1.9, -1.0)2006 - 2010
Rhode Island6stable  similar  20716.0 (13.9, 18.5)1.0337585320.6 (-4.3, 5.7)2006 - 2010
Alabama8falling  similar  89416.8 (15.7, 18.0)1.085426509-0.7 (-1.1, -0.4)2006 - 2010
Alaska8falling  similar  8416.4 (12.8, 20.6)1.055952986-2.7 (-3.7, -1.6)2006 - 2010
California8falling  similar  5,16514.2 (13.8, 14.6)0.914614116-2.1 (-2.2, -2.0)2006 - 2010
Delaware8falling  similar  15114.6 (12.4, 17.2)0.944088488-2.9 (-3.6, -2.3)2006 - 2010
District of Columbia8falling  similar  11419.1 (15.7, 23.0)1.229283157-2.3 (-3.0, -1.7)2006 - 2010
Florida8falling  similar  3,59214.1 (13.7, 14.6)0.910519139-2.3 (-2.4, -2.1)2006 - 2010
Georgia8falling  similar  1,45216.2 (15.4, 17.1)1.046257641-2.6 (-3.3, -2.0)2006 - 2010
Illinois8falling  similar  2,29816.8 (16.1, 17.5)1.083064591-3.2 (-4.0, -2.3)2006 - 2010
Indiana8falling  similar  1,11815.8 (14.8, 16.7)1.016072252-3.5 (-4.0, -2.9)2006 - 2010
Kansas8falling  similar  49515.6 (14.2, 17.1)1.005673454-1.8 (-2.2, -1.5)2006 - 2010
Maine8falling  similar  29016.4 (14.5, 18.4)1.055693385-3.0 (-3.4, -2.6)2006 - 2010
Maryland8falling  similar  90014.8 (13.8, 15.8)0.952924399-3.9 (-4.3, -3.4)2006 - 2010
Massachusetts8falling  similar  1,14414.8 (13.9, 15.7)0.951061043-4.2 (-4.9, -3.6)2006 - 2010
Michigan8falling  similar  1,76715.6 (14.9, 16.4)1.008052223-2.4 (-2.5, -2.3)2006 - 2010
Minnesota8falling  similar  82714.0 (13.0, 15.0)0.900876337-2.5 (-2.9, -2.1)2006 - 2010
Missouri8falling  similar  1,15116.9 (15.9, 17.9)1.090614895-2.0 (-2.2, -1.7)2006 - 2010
Montana8falling  similar  16713.9 (11.8, 16.2)0.895656634-2.2 (-2.9, -1.5)2006 - 2010
Nebraska8falling  similar  35817.1 (15.3, 19.0)1.100908919-1.6 (-2.1, -1.2)2006 - 2010
New Hampshire8falling  similar  21214.2 (12.3, 16.3)0.917348994-4.5 (-5.9, -3.2)2006 - 2010
New Jersey8falling  similar  1,61816.0 (15.2, 16.8)1.032341214-2.9 (-3.2, -2.7)2006 - 2010
New Mexico8falling  similar  31314.1 (12.5, 15.7)0.907000607-1.2 (-1.6, -0.8)2006 - 2010
New York8falling  similar  3,31615.0 (14.5, 15.6)0.969688848-3.7 (-4.2, -3.2)2006 - 2010
North Carolina8falling  similar  1,47714.6 (13.9, 15.4)0.942095431-2.6 (-2.9, -2.2)2006 - 2010
North Dakota8falling  similar  14317.4 (14.6, 20.5)1.118529766-2.2 (-2.8, -1.6)2006 - 2010
Oklahoma8falling  similar  66616.3 (15.1, 17.6)1.052462526-1.1 (-1.4, -0.8)2006 - 2010
Oregon8falling  similar  64514.6 (13.5, 15.8)0.940041232-1.8 (-2.1, -1.5)2006 - 2010
Pennsylvania8falling  similar  2,77217.0 (16.3, 17.6)1.094147598-2.5 (-3.2, -1.8)2006 - 2010
South Dakota8falling  similar  16616.4 (14.0, 19.2)1.059754934-2.2 (-2.8, -1.6)2006 - 2010
Texas8falling  similar  3,48115.6 (15.1, 16.1)1.004718121-2.3 (-2.6, -2.1)2006 - 2010
Vermont8falling  similar  12716.7 (13.8, 19.9)1.074326227-2.6 (-3.4, -1.7)2006 - 2010
Virginia8falling  similar  1,23715.2 (14.4, 16.1)0.979642059-3.3 (-4.0, -2.5)2006 - 2010
Wisconsin8falling  similar  93914.4 (13.5, 15.3)0.926420177-3.8 (-4.4, -3.1)2006 - 2010
Wyoming8falling  similar  10016.1 (13.0, 19.7)1.037402063-3.2 (-4.7, -1.8)2006 - 2010
Arizona9falling  below  96913.9 (13.1, 14.9)0.899063639-1.9 (-2.3, -1.6)2006 - 2010
Colorado9falling  below  64013.4 (12.4, 14.5)0.866107694-4.2 (-6.4, -2.0)2006 - 2010
Connecticut9falling  below  55312.7 (11.6, 13.8)0.816254322-5.0 (-5.8, -4.2)2006 - 2010
Hawaii9falling  below  21012.9 (11.2, 14.8)0.830791376-1.9 (-2.6, -1.3)2006 - 2010
Idaho9falling  below  21213.3 (11.5, 15.2)0.856031590-2.1 (-2.6, -1.6)2006 - 2010
Utah9falling  below  25112.0 (10.5, 13.6)0.773378976-2.3 (-2.9, -1.6)2006 - 2010
Washington9falling  below  96213.8 (12.9, 14.7)0.887215113-3.0 (-3.7, -2.2)2006 - 2010
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/18/2014 2:10 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 trendestimates.
** 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 Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) 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.
3 Rate ratio is the county rate divided by the US rate.

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.

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).