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Incidence Rate Report by State

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Colon & Rectum, All Ages
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Annual Incidence Rate
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(95% Confidence Interval)

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Average Annual Count
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Rate Period
US (SEER+NPCR) 1 39.7 (39.5, 39.9) 132,957 § 2010
Utah 3 31.5 (29.2, 34.0) 691 2010
New Hampshire 2 33.4 (30.5, 36.5) 511 2010
Arizona 2 33.5 (32.1, 34.9) 2,332 2010
Idaho 2 34.2 (31.4, 37.3) 551 2010
Colorado 2 34.7 (33.0, 36.4) 1,683 2010
New Mexico 3 35.3 (32.9, 37.9) 802 2010
Vermont 2 35.8 (31.7, 40.4) 278 2010
Florida 2 36.4 (35.6, 37.1) 8,995 2010
Oregon 2 36.8 (35.0, 38.7) 1,612 2010
Massachusetts 2 36.9 (35.5, 38.3) 2,785 2010
Wisconsin 2 37.0 (35.5, 38.5) 2,387 2010
Maryland 2 37.3 (35.8, 38.9) 2,282 2010
North Carolina 2 38.4 (37.2, 39.6) 3,949 2010
Nevada 2 38.9 (36.6, 41.4) 1,059 2010
Texas 2 39.0 (38.2, 39.8) 8,959 2010
South Carolina 2 39.0 (37.3, 40.8) 2,024 2010
California 3 39.3 (38.7, 40.0) 14,456 2010
Maine 2 39.4 (36.4, 42.6) 666 2010
Michigan 4 39.8 # (38.7, 41.0) 4,494 2010
Rhode Island 2 40.1 (36.6, 43.9) 498 2010
Georgia 7 40.4 (39.1, 41.7) 3,748 2010
Connecticut 3 40.8 (38.8, 42.8) 1,724 2010
Delaware 2 41.5 (37.6, 45.6) 434 2010
Oklahoma 2 41.6 (39.6, 43.7) 1,702 2010
New Jersey 3 42.0 (40.8, 43.4) 4,177 2010
Kansas 2 42.4 (40.1, 44.7) 1,318 2010
Tennessee 2 42.4 (40.9, 44.0) 2,980 2010
Indiana 2 42.6 (41.0, 44.1) 2,958 2010
Missouri 2 42.8 (41.2, 44.4) 2,897 2010
Montana 2 42.9 (39.2, 46.8) 519 2010
New York 2 42.9 (42.0, 43.8) 9,311 2010
Wyoming 2 43.1 (37.9, 48.8) 260 2010
Alabama 2 43.4 (41.6, 45.2) 2,333 2010
Pennsylvania 2 43.6 (42.5, 44.7) 6,866 2010
West Virginia 2 44.2 (41.5, 47.0) 1,036 2010
Nebraska 2 44.3 (41.5, 47.4) 905 2010
District of Columbia 2 44.6 (39.3, 50.5) 264 2010
North Dakota 2 45.3 (40.6, 50.3) 353 2010
Hawaii 3 45.8 (42.5, 49.3) 733 2010
Illinois 2 46.0 (44.9, 47.2) 6,255 2010
Iowa 3 46.2 (44.0, 48.5) 1,689 2010
Alaska 2 48.2 (42.1, 54.8) 277 2010
South Dakota 2 48.6 (44.1, 53.3) 458 2010
Kentucky 3 50.3 (48.3, 52.4) 2,419 2010
Louisiana 3 50.4 (48.3, 52.5) 2,403 2010
Mississippi 2 51.3 (48.8, 53.9) 1,619 2010
Arkansas 2
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Minnesota 2
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Ohio 2
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Virginia 2
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Washington 4
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2014 2:16 pm.
State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† Incidence rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates are for invasive cancer only (except for bladder cancer which is invasive and in situ) or unless otherwise specified. Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
§ The total count for the US (SEER+NPCR) may differ from the summation of the individual states reported in this table. The total uses data from the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission for the following states: California, Kentucky, Louisiana, and New Jersey but data for those states when shown individually are sourced from the SEER November 2012 submission.
# Data do not include cases diagnosed in other states for those states in which the data exchange agreement specifically prohibits the release of data to third parties.
¶¶ Data not available for Arkansas, Minnesota, Ohio, Virginia, or Washington.

1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
2 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission as published in United States Cancer Statistics 2013.
3 Source: SEER November 2012 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
4 State rates include rates from areas funded by SEER.
7 Source: SEER November 2012 submission.

Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer incidence statistics. 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.

Data not available for this combination of geography, cancer site, age, and race/ethnicity.
Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.
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