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Incidence Rate Report for Colorado by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Colon & Rectum, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
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
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.3 to 39.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,737.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.8 to 44.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 141,283 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gilpin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.9 to 124.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Huerfano County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.8 to 94.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otero County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.2 to 74.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rio Grande County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 77.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Baca County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.2 to 91.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Costilla County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.8 to 95.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Moffat County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.0 to 75.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Prowers County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 74.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yuma County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.4 to 72.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.5 to 78.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bent County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.8 to 77.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morgan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.4 to 59.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Alamosa County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.8 to 65.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Adams County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 49.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 143.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Broomfield County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 54.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pueblo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.7 to 48.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 81.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Las Animas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.5 to 58.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Park County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.6 to 62.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Denver County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.7 to 43.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 218.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Arapahoe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.2 to 41.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 192.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Logan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.1 to 50.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • El Paso County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.6 to 40.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 197.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.3 to 38.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 202.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Weld County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.5 to 40.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 71.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Boulder County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.9 to 39.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 91.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Douglas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 35.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.5 to 40.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 65.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mesa County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 35.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.7 to 40.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 60.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fremont County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 34.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.6 to 42.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Larimer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 34.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.4 to 37.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clear Creek County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.2 to 57.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Conejos County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 31.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.9 to 52.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Teller County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 31.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.3 to 44.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Delta County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 31.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.4 to 39.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montezuma County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 30.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.8 to 41.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grand County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 30.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.3 to 50.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • La Plata County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 30.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.2 to 38.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Elbert County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 29.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.9 to 43.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montrose County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 28.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.5 to 36.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Routt County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 28.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.4 to 43.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chaffee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 28.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.1 to 40.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Garfield County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 28.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.2 to 36.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Archuleta County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 26.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.7 to 41.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pitkin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 26.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.8 to 43.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gunnison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 25.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.3 to 42.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Eagle County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 25.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.0 to 37.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Summit County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 23.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.6 to 39.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cheyenne County6
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  • Crowley County6
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  • Custer County6
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  • Dolores County6
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  • Hinsdale County6
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  • Jackson County6
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  • Kiowa County6
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  • Kit Carson County6
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  • Lake County6
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  • Mineral County6
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  • Ouray County6
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  • Phillips County6
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  • Rio Blanco County6
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  • Saguache County6
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  • San Juan County6
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  • San Miguel County6
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  • Sedgwick County6
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  • Washington County6
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/16/2014 7:28 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 has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 cases were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.

    1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
    6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission. State rates include rates from metropolitan areas funded by SEER.

    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.

    Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.