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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Wisconsin by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Colon & Rectum, 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


    Wisconsin6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 37.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.1 to 38.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,309.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.9
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 37.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 38.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 68,991 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4
    Green County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 19.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.1 to 29.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 22.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 38.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.6
    Taylor County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 23.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.4 to 39.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Pierce County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 24.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.2 to 36.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.9
    Marinette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 26.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.9 to 36.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.2
    Door County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 27.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.1 to 39.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.9
    Vernon County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 29.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.7 to 42.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -28.3
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 29.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.5 to 40.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.1
    Dodge County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 30.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.0 to 37.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -18.8
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 30.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.6 to 41.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -33
    Eau Claire County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 30.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.2 to 38.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.9
    Ozaukee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 30.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.9 to 38.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Bayfield County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 31.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.3 to 50.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.1
    Dunn County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 31.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.9 to 43.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -18.2
    St. Croix County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.7 to 41.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.1
    Rock County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.5 to 38.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 32.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4
    Portage County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.0 to 41.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -13.5
    Waushara County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.7 to 48.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -33.1
    Green Lake County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.5 to 50.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -20
    Manitowoc County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.6 to 40.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Douglas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.2 to 43.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -12.2
    Kewaunee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.0 to 49.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.8
    La Crosse County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.0 to 39.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 23.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.1
    Burnett County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 33.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.2 to 53.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.5
    Langlade County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 33.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.9 to 50.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.5
    Marquette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 33.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 54.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.3
    Dane County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 34.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.8 to 37.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 85.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Outagamie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 34.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.2 to 39.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2
    Wood County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 34.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.4 to 42.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.8
    Marathon County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 34.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.0 to 40.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 30.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Barron County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 34.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.3 to 45.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.9
    Winnebago County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 34.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.7 to 40.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 35.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Price County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 35.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.1 to 56.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 16
    Crawford County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 35.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.3 to 57.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.6
    Calumet County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 36.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.0 to 48.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -19.7
    Oconto County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 37.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.9 to 50.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.8
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 37.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.4 to 43.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 30.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.5
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.6 to 46.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.3
    Racine County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.3 to 43.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 46.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.3
    Iowa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.2 to 56.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 17.1
    Adams County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.2 to 58.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.4
    Brown County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.1 to 43.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 54.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.4
    Fond du Lac County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.1 to 46.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Chippewa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 38.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.3 to 49.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.8
    Kenosha County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 39.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.5 to 45.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 35.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Waukesha County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 39.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.9 to 43.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 100.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.4
    Shawano County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 39.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.0 to 51.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.7
    Waupaca County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 40.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.2 to 50.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.2
    Juneau County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 40.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.1 to 56.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.4
    Lafayette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 40.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.2 to 63.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Milwaukee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 41.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.8 to 43.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 223.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.3
    Walworth County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 42.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.1 to 50.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.1
    Grant County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 42.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.0 to 54.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -18.7
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 42.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.3 to 54.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.4
    Sauk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 42.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.3 to 53.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15
    Sawyer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 43.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.7 to 66.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.8
    Washburn County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 43.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.5 to 65.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.6
    Oneida County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 44.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.1 to 57.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.8
    Sheboygan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 45.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 53.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 35.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.8
    Trempealeau County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 46.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.0 to 63.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.2
    Richland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 48.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.0 to 70.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -19.1
    Clark County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.8 to 65.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.9
    Rusk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.4 to 76.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Vilas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.5 to 72.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.4 to 69.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -18
    Ashland County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Buffalo County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Florence County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Forest County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 9.3
    Iron County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Menominee County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Pepin County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/26/2014 1:57 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.

    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.