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Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer

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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2011
New York Counties versus United States

Colon & Rectum
All Races, Both Sexes

  Above US Rate Similar to US Rate Below US Rate
Rising
Trend
Priority 1: rising and above

[none]
 
Priority 2: rising and similar

[none]
 
Priority 3: rising and below

[none]
 
Stable
Trend
Priority 4: stable and above

[none]
 
Priority 6: stable and similar

Allegany County
Cortland County
Lewis County
Orange County
Schuyler County 
Priority 7: stable and below

Schoharie County 
Falling
Trend
Priority 5: falling and above

Bronx County
Franklin County
Fulton County
Kings County
Richmond County 
Priority 8: falling and similar

New York
Albany County
Broome County
Cattaraugus County
Cayuga County
Chemung County
Chenango County
Clinton County
Columbia County
Delaware County
Dutchess County
Erie County
Essex County
Genesee County
Greene County
Herkimer County
Jefferson County
Livingston County
Madison County
Monroe County
Montgomery County
Niagara County
Oneida County
Orleans County
Oswego County
Otsego County
Putnam County
Queens County
Rensselaer County
Schenectady County
Seneca County
St. Lawrence County
Steuben County
Suffolk County
Sullivan County
Tioga County
Tompkins County
Ulster County
Warren County
Washington County
Wayne County
Wyoming County
Yates County 
Priority 9: falling and below

Chautauqua County
Nassau County
New York County
Onondaga County
Ontario County
Rockland County
Saratoga County
Westchester County 
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/23/2014 5:23 am.
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

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, 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 1969-2012 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).

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trend estimates:
Hamilton County