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Interpretation of 5-Year Rate Changes Data

5-Year Rate Changes - Incidence
New Jersey, 2007-2011
All Ages, Both Sexes, All Races (incl Hisp)

Bar graph with 21 items

Since the overall trend is negative (-1.00 with a 95% confidence interval from -1.40 to -0.50 ), the overall cancer rate is falling.

Stable when 95% confidence interval of annual percent change includes 0.
The rate for the following cancers was statistically stable in the time period:

Rising when 95% confidence interval of annual percent change is above 0.
The rate for the following cancers rose in the time period:

Falling when 95% confidence interval of annual percent change is below 0.
The rate for the following cancers fell in the time period:

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/28/2014 12:44 am.
Source: Incidence data provided by the SEER Program. AAPCs are calculated by the Joinpoint Regression Program and are based on APCs. Data 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 modifed by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2013 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.