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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Colorado by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Ovary, 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


    Colorado6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 12.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.0 to 13.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 331.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.3
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 12.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.0 to 12.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 21,341 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    La Plata County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 11.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.6 to 18.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0
    Broomfield County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 11.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.5 to 18.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Arapahoe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.0 to 13.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 36.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.5
    El Paso County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 12.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.5 to 14.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 12.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.6 to 14.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 40.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.9
    Larimer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 12.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.0 to 14.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8
    Pueblo County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 12.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.6 to 16.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.8
    Denver County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.4 to 15.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.5
    Adams County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.0 to 15.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Boulder County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.9 to 16.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -20.9
    Delta County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.4 to 23.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 37.5
    Mesa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.2 to 18.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -18.1
    Weld County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 15.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.9 to 18.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Douglas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 16.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 20.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.2
    Alamosa County6,10
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    Archuleta County6,10
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    Baca County6,10
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    Bent County6,10
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    Chaffee County6,10
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    Cheyenne County6,10
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    Clear Creek County6,10
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    Conejos County6,10
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    Costilla County6,10
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    Crowley County6,10
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    Custer County6,10
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    Dolores County6,10
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    Eagle County6,10
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    Elbert County6,10
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    Fremont County6,10
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    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -19.2
    Garfield County6,10
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    Gilpin County6,10
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    Grand County6,10
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    Gunnison County6,10
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    Hinsdale County6,10
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    Huerfano County6,10
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    Jackson County6,10
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    Kiowa County6,10
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    Kit Carson County6,10
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    Lake County6,10
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    Las Animas County6,10
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    Lincoln County6,10
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    Logan County6,10
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    Mineral County6,10
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    Moffat County6,10
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    Montezuma County6,10
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    Montrose County6,10
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    Morgan County6,10
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    Otero County6,10
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    Ouray County6,10
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    Park County6,10
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    Phillips County6,10
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    Pitkin County6,10
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    Prowers County6,10
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    Rio Blanco County6,10
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    Rio Grande County6,10
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    Routt County6,10
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    Saguache County6,10
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    San Juan County6,10
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    San Miguel County6,10
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    Sedgwick County6,10
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    Summit County6,10
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    Teller County6,10
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    Washington County6,10
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    Yuma County6,10
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    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/24/2014 12:26 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.
    * 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 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.

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