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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Colorado by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Cancer Sites, All Ages
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Explanation of Column Headers

Incidence Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The incidence rate is based upon 100,000 people and is an annual rate (or average annual rate) based on the time period indicated. Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population.

Other Notes

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.


    Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


    Colorado6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 430.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 427.3 to 432.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20,857.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 459.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 459.4 to 460.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,514,446 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Hinsdale County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 519.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 335.5 to 780.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.1
    Huerfano County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 499.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 437.8 to 569.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 56.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    San Juan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 482.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 246.8 to 849.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.6
    Teller County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 464.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 423.4 to 508.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 125.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.3
    Fremont County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 461.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 437.7 to 486.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 289.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    El Paso County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 459.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 451.5 to 467.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,562.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.2
    Yuma County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 451.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 399.5 to 509.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 56.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 8.4
    Pueblo County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 450.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 436.3 to 464.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 843.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Denver County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 446.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 438.1 to 454.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,436.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Montezuma County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 441.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 408.9 to 475.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 148.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Custer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 357.8 to 539.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.2
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 432.4 to 448.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,583.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Douglas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 439.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 425.8 to 453.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 959.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    Elbert County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 436.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 393.9 to 482.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 101.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    Arapahoe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 435.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 426.8 to 443.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,304.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.9
    Adams County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 432.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 422.4 to 442.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,502.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4
    Gilpin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 429.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 334.2 to 542.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.1
    La Plata County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 428.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 402.7 to 454.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 232.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Logan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 426.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 391.5 to 464.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 111.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.2
    Chaffee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 420.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 384.6 to 458.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 110.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.9
    Mesa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 420.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 406.2 to 434.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 721.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    Kiowa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 419.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 294.5 to 585.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.3
    Rio Blanco County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 419.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 352.6 to 495.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 29.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.4
    Broomfield County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 419.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 393.3 to 446.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 206.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.4
    Morgan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 417.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 385.5 to 452.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 127.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Park County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 417.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 366.6 to 472.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 73.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Boulder County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 416.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 405.7 to 428.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,138.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Archuleta County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 416.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 370.7 to 467.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 70.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Delta County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 414.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 386.9 to 443.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 186.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Phillips County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 414.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 341.4 to 498.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.4
    Clear Creek County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 413.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 356.7 to 477.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 48.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.1
    Alamosa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 411.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 365.0 to 461.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 60.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.6
    Rio Grande County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 405.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 360.1 to 455.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 61.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.1
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 403.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 335.8 to 482.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.1
    Larimer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 400.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 390.4 to 411.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,200.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Baca County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 399.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 329.2 to 482.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.1
    Otero County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 399.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 363.3 to 437.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 98.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.2
    San Miguel County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 399.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 304.9 to 510.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.9
    Prowers County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 398.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 353.2 to 449.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 57.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Kit Carson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 398.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 344.2 to 458.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 40.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Moffat County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 397.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 349.4 to 449.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 54.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.8
    Montrose County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 394.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 370.2 to 420.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 208.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Crowley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 394.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 322.5 to 478.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 23.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.3
    Weld County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 393.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 381.7 to 406.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 857.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    Garfield County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 388.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 362.6 to 416.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 180.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.3
    Lake County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 388.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 317.3 to 469.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.7
    Routt County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 385.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 343.8 to 431.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 80.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.2
    Cheyenne County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 382.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 279.0 to 516.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 370.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 308.7 to 442.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.2
    Eagle County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 369.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 335.0 to 405.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 138.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9
    Sedgwick County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 365.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 280.7 to 472.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.7
    Las Animas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 360.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 323.9 to 400.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 77.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.5
    Saguache County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 341.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 279.5 to 413.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0
    Bent County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 335.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 277.6 to 402.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.3
    Conejos County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 332.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 282.5 to 389.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 33.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.3
    Pitkin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 332.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 293.3 to 375.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 64.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.6
    Grand County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 332.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 286.9 to 382.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 48.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.3
    Mineral County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 329.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 199.7 to 548.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -17.1
    Gunnison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 320.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 276.6 to 369.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 44.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.8
    Ouray County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 316.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 251.8 to 395.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.3
    Costilla County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 315.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 247.5 to 399.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.7
    Dolores County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 300.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 211.2 to 417.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -39.5
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 280.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 183.8 to 419.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.1
    Summit County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 266.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 232.4 to 305.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 66.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.6


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/25/2014 1:30 am.
    Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada.
    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 1969-2012 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 2013 submission.

    1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission and SEER November 2013 submission.
    6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission. State rates include rates from metropolitan areas funded by SEER.
    10 Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with NPCR January 2014 data.

    Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are EAPCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

    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.

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