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Incidence Rate Report by State

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Colon & Rectum, All Ages
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State
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Annual Incidence Rate
over rate period
(95% Confidence Interval)

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Average Annual Count
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Rate Period
US (SEER+NPCR) 1 34.8 (34.6, 35.1) 64,538 § 2010
Alaska 2 46.7 (38.6, 55.8) 134 2010
District of Columbia 2 45.9 (38.7, 54.0) 152 2010
Mississippi 2 44.6 (41.5, 47.9) 782 2010
Louisiana 3 44.0 (41.5, 46.7) 1,137 2010
Kentucky 3 43.0 (40.5, 45.6) 1,142 2010
South Dakota 2 42.6 (36.9, 48.8) 221 2010
Nebraska 2 42.0 (38.2, 46.0) 473 2010
Iowa 3 40.5 (37.7, 43.4) 836 2010
Wyoming 2 40.1 (33.2, 48.0) 125 2010
Illinois 2 39.1 (37.6, 40.5) 2,995 2010
Hawaii 3 39.0 (34.9, 43.6) 333 2010
North Dakota 2 38.8 (33.0, 45.4) 167 2010
Rhode Island 2 38.5 (33.9, 43.6) 274 2010
West Virginia 2 38.4 (35.0, 42.1) 487 2010
Pennsylvania 2 38.4 (37.1, 39.7) 3,456 2010
New York 2 38.2 (37.0, 39.3) 4,713 2010
Kansas 2 37.8 (34.9, 41.0) 642 2010
New Jersey 3 37.8 (36.2, 39.5) 2,142 2010
Tennessee 2 37.8 (35.9, 39.8) 1,480 2010
Delaware 2 37.8 (32.9, 43.2) 223 2010
Montana 2 37.5 (32.8, 42.8) 241 2010
Missouri 2 37.1 (35.1, 39.1) 1,397 2010
Oklahoma 2 37.1 (34.6, 39.8) 829 2010
Indiana 2 36.9 (35.0, 38.9) 1,433 2010
Alabama 2 36.8 (34.6, 39.0) 1,095 2010
Connecticut 3 35.6 (33.2, 38.1) 866 2010
Arkansas 2 35.0 (32.3, 37.9) 631 2010
North Carolina 2 34.7 (33.2, 36.3) 1,971 2010
California 3 34.6 (33.8, 35.5) 6,983 2010
Georgia 7 34.6 (33.0, 36.3) 1,765 2010
Michigan 4 34.3 # (32.8, 35.8) 2,139 2010
Maine 2 34.2 (30.4, 38.4) 314 2010
Nevada 2 33.8 (30.8, 37.1) 476 2010
Oregon 2 33.8 (31.4, 36.3) 801 2010
Virginia 2 33.4 (31.7, 35.1) 1,539 2010
Massachusetts 2 33.3 (31.5, 35.1) 1,432 2010
South Carolina 2 33.2 (31.1, 35.4) 951 2010
Maryland 2 32.6 (30.7, 34.6) 1,115 2010
Texas 2 32.4 (31.4, 33.4) 4,057 2010
Wisconsin 2 32.3 (30.5, 34.3) 1,161 2010
Vermont 2 32.1 (26.9, 38.2) 138 2010
New Hampshire 2 31.6 (27.9, 35.8) 264 2010
New Mexico 3 31.6 (28.5, 35.0) 390 2010
Florida 2 31.6 (30.6, 32.6) 4,278 2010
Colorado 2 31.2 (29.0, 33.4) 815 2010
Arizona 2 30.2 (28.5, 32.1) 1,135 2010
Idaho 2 29.3 (25.7, 33.2) 251 2010
Utah 3 27.6 (24.6, 30.8) 321 2010
Minnesota 2
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2010
Ohio 2
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2010
Washington 4
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2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/19/2014 11:26 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.
¶¶ Data not available for Minnesota, Ohio, or Washington.
§ 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.

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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