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Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer

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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2011
Wisconsin 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

Bayfield County 
Priority 6: stable and similar

Wisconsin
Ashland County
Crawford County
Green County
Green Lake County
Iowa County
Jackson County
Juneau County
Marquette County
Oneida County
Ozaukee County
Polk County
Richland County
Rock County
Sawyer County
Trempealeau County
Vernon County
Vilas County
Walworth County
Waushara County 
Priority 7: stable and below

[none]
 
Falling
Trend
Priority 5: falling and above

[none]
 
Priority 8: falling and similar

Adams County
Barron County
Clark County
Columbia County
Dodge County
Door County
Douglas County
Dunn County
Fond du Lac County
Grant County
Jefferson County
Kenosha County
La Crosse County
Langlade County
Lincoln County
Manitowoc County
Marinette County
Milwaukee County
Monroe County
Oconto County
Outagamie County
Portage County
Rusk County
Sauk County
Shawano County
Sheboygan County
St. Croix County
Waupaca County
Winnebago County
Wood County 
Priority 9: falling and below

Brown County
Chippewa County
Dane County
Eau Claire County
Marathon County
Racine County
Washington County
Waukesha County 
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/31/2014 1:35 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:
Florence County, Iron County, Kewaunee County, Menominee County, Pepin County, Washburn County

Trend for the following could not be reliably determined due to small number of deaths per year:
Buffalo County, Burnett County, Calumet County, Forest County, Lafayette County, Pierce County, Price County, Taylor County