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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Oklahoma 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.

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC/APC:

AAPC/APC (95% Confidence Interval) - the change in rate over time


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


    Oklahoma6,10
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    Latimer County6,10
    Choctaw County6,10
    Craig County6,10
    Noble County6,10
    Atoka County6,10
    Ottawa County6,10
    Caddo County6,10
    Jefferson County6,10
    Dewey County6,10
    Grant County6,10
    Kiowa County6,10
    Payne County6,10
    Stephens County6,10
    Murray County6,10
    Jackson County6,10
    Marshall County6,10
    Alfalfa County6,10
    Rogers County6,10
    Delaware County6,10
    Woods County6,10
    Custer County6,10
    Greer County6,10
    Comanche County6,10
    Washington County6,10
    Pittsburg County6,10
    Texas County6,10
    McIntosh County6,10
    Woodward County6,10
    Carter County6,10
    Haskell County6,10
    Canadian County6,10
    Garvin County6,10
    Pushmataha County6,10
    Kay County6,10
    Blaine County6,10
    McCurtain County6,10
    Adair County6,10
    Cotton County6,10
    Creek County6,10
    Garfield County6,10
    Okmulgee County6,10
    Cleveland County6,10
    Pawnee County6,10
    Tulsa County6,10
    Okfuskee County6,10
    McClain County6,10
    Le Flore County6,10
    Seminole County6,10
    Nowata County6,10
    Pottawatomie County6,10
    Coal County6,10
    Muskogee County6,10
    Major County6,10
    Oklahoma County6,10
    Mayes County6,10
    Grady County6,10
    Washita County6,10
    Kingfisher County6,10
    Logan County6,10
    Sequoyah County6,10
    Hughes County6,10
    Pontotoc County6,10
    Johnston County6,10
    Osage County6,10
    Bryan County6,10
    Love County6,10
    Cherokee County6,10
    Lincoln County6,10
    Tillman County6,10
    Beckham County6,10
    Wagoner County6,10
    Beaver County6,10
    Cimarron County6,10
    Ellis County6,10
    Harmon County6,10
    Harper County6,10
    Roger Mills County6,10


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/19/2014 3:40 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.
    ‡ 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 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 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.

    Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.