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Incidence Rate Report for by County

Colon & Rectum, 2008-2012

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

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(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Incidence Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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North Carolina 6,10 39.6 (39.0, 40.1) 4,067 falling falling trend -4.4 (-5.4, -3.4)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1,10 41.9 (41.8, 42.0) 140,433 § falling falling trend -3.9 (-4.7, -3.0)
Mecklenburg County 6,10 35.2 (33.3, 37.2) 275 stable stable trend -3.6 (-10.4, 3.8)
Wake County 6,10 35.1 (33.2, 37.1) 265 stable stable trend -7.7 (-14.9, 0.2)
Guilford County 6,10 38.6 (36.2, 41.1) 197 stable stable trend -5.6 (-11.8, 1.1)
Forsyth County 6,10 36.4 (33.7, 39.3) 139 stable stable trend -1.9 (-14.5, 12.5)
Gaston County 6,10 49.1 (45.1, 53.4) 112 stable stable trend -7.5 (-14.5, 0.1)
Buncombe County 6,10 35.6 (32.6, 38.9) 106 stable stable trend -5.8 (-17.5, 7.6)
Cumberland County 6,10 39.2 (35.9, 42.8) 106 stable stable trend -5.5 (-14.3, 4.2)
Durham County 6,10 36.2 (32.8, 39.9) 87 stable stable trend -5.1 (-21.5, 14.6)
Davidson County 6,10 43.3 (39.2, 47.8) 83 stable stable trend 2.1 (-10.3, 16.3)
New Hanover County 6,10 32.6 (29.3, 36.2) 75 falling falling trend -5.2 (-8.1, -2.1)
Iredell County 6,10 43.0 (38.6, 47.7) 74 stable stable trend -3.4 (-13.3, 7.6)
Rowan County 6,10 44.7 (40.1, 49.6) 72 stable stable trend -7.7 (-25.1, 13.6)
Cabarrus County 6,10 40.6 (36.4, 45.1) 72 stable stable trend -1.4 (-15.3, 14.7)
Catawba County 6,10 37.6 (33.6, 41.9) 67 stable stable trend 0.2 (-8.7, 10.0)
Henderson County 6,10 38.7 (34.5, 43.4) 66 stable stable trend 6.0 (-7.7, 21.7)
Alamance County 6,10 37.4 (33.4, 41.7) 66 stable stable trend -5.1 (-14.9, 5.8)
Randolph County 6,10 39.6 (35.3, 44.3) 64 stable stable trend -1.4 (-7.7, 5.3)
Union County 6,10 35.9 (31.9, 40.2) 64 stable stable trend -3.9 (-27.4, 27.3)
Johnston County 6,10 40.3 (35.8, 45.2) 62 stable stable trend -7.7 (-20.5, 7.2)
Burke County 6,10 52.9 (47.1, 59.4) 60 stable stable trend -5.7 (-13.8, 3.0)
Rockingham County 6,10 50.1 (44.5, 56.3) 60 stable stable trend 1.6 (-13.2, 18.9)
Wayne County 6,10 43.3 (38.3, 48.7) 57 stable stable trend -3.7 (-17.1, 11.8)
Pitt County 6,10 38.2 (33.7, 43.0) 56 stable stable trend -9.8 (-21.4, 3.6)
Brunswick County 6,10 34.1 (29.9, 38.7) 55 stable stable trend -6.1 (-18.5, 8.2)
Cleveland County 6,10 46.7 (41.2, 52.7) 55 stable stable trend -4.6 (-17.7, 10.5)
Robeson County 6,10 41.1 (36.3, 46.4) 54 stable stable trend -3.5 (-16.3, 11.2)
Nash County 6,10 43.2 (37.9, 49.1) 49 stable stable trend -0.9 (-24.0, 29.2)
Moore County 6,10 34.0 (29.6, 39.0) 47 stable stable trend 2.9 (-9.8, 17.4)
Onslow County 6,10 38.1 (33.1, 43.5) 45 stable stable trend 1.1 (-16.5, 22.3)
Harnett County 6,10 42.2 (36.7, 48.3) 44 falling falling trend -8.2 (-15.4, -0.5)
Craven County 6,10 36.1 (31.4, 41.4) 44 stable stable trend -9.9 (-23.0, 5.4)
Carteret County 6,10 44.6 (38.7, 51.2) 43 stable stable trend -11.0 (-20.9, 0.1)
Caldwell County 6,10 42.0 (36.4, 48.2) 42 stable stable trend -1.5 (-14.0, 12.7)
Lenoir County 6,10 54.0 (46.7, 62.2) 40 stable stable trend -5.8 (-23.3, 15.7)
Orange County 6,10 32.9 (28.4, 38.0) 40 stable stable trend 2.7 (-7.3, 13.8)
Surry County 6,10 42.4 (36.7, 48.9) 40 stable stable trend -6.5 (-25.8, 17.9)
Wilson County 6,10 40.5 (34.9, 46.7) 39 stable stable trend -9.6 (-27.2, 12.3)
Rutherford County 6,10 42.7 (36.7, 49.4) 38 stable stable trend -7.8 (-23.8, 11.5)
Wilkes County 6,10 40.1 (34.4, 46.5) 37 stable stable trend -7.7 (-14.9, 0.1)
Granville County 6,10 54.3 (46.4, 63.2) 35 stable stable trend -2.9 (-22.5, 21.5)
Beaufort County 6,10 53.4 (45.5, 62.4) 34 falling falling trend -13.9 (-20.6, -6.6)
Chatham County 6,10 38.4 (32.6, 45.1) 33 stable stable trend -3.8 (-24.8, 23.0)
Halifax County 6,10 46.1 (39.2, 53.9) 33 stable stable trend -2.4 (-15.8, 13.2)
McDowell County 6,10 55.1 (46.7, 64.7) 31 stable stable trend -4.0 (-17.3, 11.6)
Haywood County 6,10 33.0 (27.8, 39.0) 30 stable stable trend -4.8 (-24.4, 19.8)
Stanly County 6,10 39.4 (33.2, 46.4) 30 stable stable trend 2.1 (-18.9, 28.4)
Vance County 6,10 57.9 (48.8, 68.2) 30 stable stable trend 0.2 (-13.1, 15.6)
Lee County 6,10 46.6 (39.3, 54.9) 29 stable stable trend -3.6 (-24.8, 23.6)
Lincoln County 6,10 34.2 (28.8, 40.5) 29 stable stable trend -0.1 (-10.6, 11.7)
Franklin County 6,10 42.8 (35.9, 50.7) 28 falling falling trend -5.7 (-8.1, -3.3)
Sampson County 6,10 38.3 (32.1, 45.3) 28 falling falling trend -11.4 (-17.3, -5.0)
Columbus County 6,10 38.5 (32.2, 45.7) 28 stable stable trend -6.9 (-23.1, 12.6)
Duplin County 6,10 41.0 (34.3, 48.6) 28 stable stable trend 12.2 (-0.6, 26.6)
Edgecombe County 6,10 35.5 (29.3, 42.6) 24 stable stable trend -16.9 (-38.4, 12.0)
Stokes County 6,10 39.4 (32.5, 47.5) 24 stable stable trend -2.7 (-19.2, 17.1)
Bladen County 6,10 52.1 (42.8, 62.9) 23 stable stable trend -3.3 (-25.8, 26.0)
Macon County 6,10 43.1 (35.0, 52.7) 23 stable stable trend 9.5 (-19.2, 48.5)
Person County 6,10 47.4 (39.0, 57.3) 23 stable stable trend -6.2 (-19.4, 9.2)
Pasquotank County 6,10 49.9 (40.9, 60.2) 22 stable stable trend -3.8 (-21.8, 18.3)
Pender County 6,10 35.5 (29.1, 42.9) 22 stable stable trend -4.2 (-15.7, 8.9)
Richmond County 6,10 41.4 (33.9, 50.0) 22 stable stable trend 2.9 (-11.2, 19.2)
Alexander County 6,10 47.0 (38.3, 57.3) 21 stable stable trend -10.2 (-28.9, 13.4)
Transylvania County 6,10 37.9 (30.4, 47.1) 21 stable stable trend -4.2 (-23.6, 20.0)
Jackson County 6,10 45.9 (37.0, 56.3) 20 stable stable trend -4.4 (-17.7, 11.2)
Davie County 6,10 36.5 (29.5, 44.7) 20 stable stable trend 11.3 (-6.2, 32.2)
Scotland County 6,10 45.5 (36.4, 56.2) 18 stable stable trend -13.9 (-32.4, 9.7)
Dare County 6,10 42.5 (33.7, 52.9) 17 stable stable trend -6.4 (-27.3, 20.3)
Yadkin County 6,10 33.7 (26.8, 41.9) 17 stable stable trend -3.4 (-9.9, 3.6)
Cherokee County 6,10 33.9 (26.7, 43.0) 16 stable stable trend -12.6 (-31.7, 11.8)
Northampton County 6,10 48.0 (37.7, 60.6) 16 stable stable trend -6.3 (-22.7, 13.6)
Caswell County 6,10 50.1 (39.2, 63.2) 16 stable stable trend 1.3 (-16.0, 22.1)
Watauga County 6,10 31.4 (24.7, 39.5) 15 stable stable trend -11.3 (-36.3, 23.5)
Martin County 6,10 43.2 (33.8, 54.7) 15 falling falling trend -6.0 (-10.8, -0.9)
Warren County 6,10 52.8 (40.9, 67.4) 15 stable stable trend -5.8 (-29.2, 25.2)
Montgomery County 6,10 41.8 (32.7, 52.8) 15 stable stable trend 0.1 (-40.9, 69.7)
Anson County 6,10 43.1 (33.4, 54.9) 14
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Ashe County 6,10 34.0 (26.2, 43.7) 14
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Hertford County 6,10 42.6 (32.9, 54.6) 13
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Bertie County 6,10 47.5 (36.6, 61.0) 13
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Polk County 6,10 35.9 (27.1, 47.4) 13
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Madison County 6,10 40.9 (31.1, 53.3) 12
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Washington County 6,10 63.0 (47.5, 82.7) 12
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Hoke County 6,10 29.4 (21.4, 39.1) 10
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Currituck County 6,10 39.5 (28.9, 52.8) 10
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Swain County 6,10 54.7 (40.1, 73.1) 10
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Yancey County 6,10 35.6 (26.0, 48.0) 10
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Avery County 6,10 38.1 (27.9, 51.3) 9
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Mitchell County 6,10 39.6 (28.8, 53.8) 9
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Chowan County 6,10 39.5 (28.2, 54.3) 9
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Perquimans County 6,10 39.6 (28.2, 54.8) 8
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Greene County 6,10 33.1 (23.3, 45.6) 8
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Alleghany County 6,10 41.5 (28.6, 59.1) 7
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Pamlico County 6,10 29.8 (19.4, 44.5) 6
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Clay County 6,10 30.1 (19.4, 45.9) 6
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Jones County 6,10 41.4 (26.8, 61.7) 6
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Hyde County 6,10 66.8 (41.9, 102.0) 5
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Gates County 6,10 30.1 (18.6, 46.5) 4
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Graham County 6,10 31.4 (18.5, 50.7) 4
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Camden County 6,10 32.2 (18.2, 52.9) 3
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Tyrrell County 6,10
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/29/2016 6:06 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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
‡ Incidence data come from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each area for additional information.
§ 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 2015 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 2014 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. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).

1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 2014 data submission and SEER November 2014 submission.
6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with NPCR November 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 APCs 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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