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Death Rate Report for Massachusetts by County

Colon & Rectum, 2009 - 2013

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


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-5
Reduce the colorectal cancer death rate

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County
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Met Healthy People Objective of 14.5? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Recent Trend 2 Recent 5-Year Trend2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Massachusetts (State) Yes 13.8 (13.4, 14.1) 1,084 falling falling trend -4.3 (-4.7, -3.8)
United States No 15.1 (15.0, 15.2) 51,801 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.7, -2.3)
Hampshire County No 17.0 (14.4, 20.1) 31 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.0, -0.7)
Hampden County No 16.2 (14.8, 17.8) 93 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.5, -2.1)
Suffolk County No 15.9 (14.5, 17.3) 105 falling falling trend -3.2 (-3.7, -2.6)
Bristol County No 15.1 (13.8, 16.5) 102 falling falling trend -3.2 (-3.7, -2.7)
Franklin County No 15.0 (11.7, 19.0) 15 falling falling trend -3.1 (-4.5, -1.6)
Berkshire County No 15.0 (12.6, 17.8) 30 falling falling trend -3.0 (-4.0, -2.0)
Middlesex County Yes 13.4 (12.6, 14.2) 232 falling falling trend -4.0 (-4.4, -3.6)
Plymouth County Yes 13.3 (12.0, 14.7) 79 falling falling trend -7.4 (-10.6, -4.1)
Essex County Yes 13.0 (12.0, 14.1) 120 falling falling trend -6.0 (-7.1, -4.8)
Worcester County Yes 12.8 (11.8, 13.9) 116 falling falling trend -3.6 (-4.3, -2.9)
Norfolk County Yes 12.7 (11.6, 13.8) 108 falling falling trend -5.0 (-5.8, -4.1)
Barnstable County Yes 11.8 (10.3, 13.5) 49 falling falling trend -3.4 (-4.3, -2.6)
Dukes County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Nantucket County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/30/2016 2:56 pm.
State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).

Trend
Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version 4.3.0.0). Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2014 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.