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Death Rate Report by State

Colon & Rectum, 2015-2019

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

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Met Healthy People Objective of ***?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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CI*Rank⋔
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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United States *** 13.4 (13.4, 13.5) N/A 52,258 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.1, -1.7)
Mississippi *** 17.7 (17.1, 18.4) 1 (1, 3) 628 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.7, -0.9)
West Virginia *** 17.0 (16.3, 17.8) 2 (1, 5) 436 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.8, -1.3)
Oklahoma *** 16.5 (16.0, 17.1) 3 (1, 6) 756 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.3, -1.0)
Kentucky *** 16.3 (15.8, 16.8) 4 (2, 7) 879 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.1, -1.8)
Louisiana *** 15.9 (15.5, 16.4) 5 (2, 9) 866 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.6, -2.0)
Arkansas *** 15.5 (14.9, 16.0) 6 (3, 15) 574 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.7, -1.2)
Nevada *** 15.2 (14.6, 15.8) 7 (4, 18) 511 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.2, -1.4)
Alabama *** 15.2 (14.7, 15.6) 8 (5, 16) 915 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.5, -1.3)
Tennessee *** 15.0 (14.6, 15.4) 9 (6, 17) 1,217 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.9, -1.6)
Indiana *** 14.9 (14.5, 15.3) 10 (6, 18) 1,175 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.0, -0.6)
South Dakota *** 14.9 (13.8, 16.0) 11 (3, 29) 162 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.4, -1.7)
Ohio *** 14.8 (14.5, 15.1) 12 (7, 18) 2,187 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.7, -2.3)
Alaska *** 14.7 (13.3, 16.2) 13 (3, 36) 94 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.7, -1.7)
Georgia *** 14.5 (14.2, 14.8) 14 (9, 22) 1,593 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.8)
Nebraska *** 14.5 (13.8, 15.2) 15 (6, 27) 332 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.5, -1.9)
Illinois *** 14.5 (14.2, 14.7) 16 (10, 21) 2,212 falling falling trend -2.7 (-2.9, -2.5)
Vermont *** 14.4 (13.3, 15.7) 17 (4, 35) 123 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.9, -2.0)
District of Columbia *** 14.4 (13.1, 15.8) 18 (4, 39) 98 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.2, -2.3)
Missouri *** 14.2 (13.9, 14.6) 19 (11, 25) 1,093 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.3, -2.0)
Kansas *** 14.1 (13.6, 14.7) 20 (9, 29) 491 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.7)
Pennsylvania *** 14.1 (13.9, 14.4) 21 (14, 24) 2,477 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.7, -2.3)
Iowa *** 13.9 (13.4, 14.5) 22 (12, 31) 568 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.4, -2.1)
Texas *** 13.9 (13.7, 14.1) 23 (17, 26) 3,857 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.5, 0.2)
South Carolina *** 13.7 (13.3, 14.2) 24 (16, 32) 858 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.9, -2.2)
Michigan *** 13.5 (13.2, 13.8) 25 (21, 33) 1,706 falling falling trend -2.4 (-2.5, -2.3)
Maryland *** 13.4 (13.1, 13.8) 26 (20, 34) 952 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.0, -0.7)
Virginia *** 13.4 (13.1, 13.7) 27 (21, 34) 1,310 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.2, -0.3)
New Jersey *** 13.3 (13.0, 13.6) 28 (22, 34) 1,493 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.2, -2.9)
North Dakota *** 13.1 (12.1, 14.3) 29 (11, 47) 117 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.7, -1.9)
Delaware *** 13.1 (12.2, 14.0) 30 (15, 47) 165 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.3, -2.6)
North Carolina *** 13.0 (12.7, 13.3) 31 (25, 37) 1,591 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.7, -2.3)
Maine *** 13.0 (12.3, 13.8) 32 (19, 46) 253 falling falling trend -3.1 (-3.3, -2.8)
Idaho *** 12.9 (12.2, 13.6) 33 (20, 46) 250 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.0, -1.5)
New Mexico *** 12.8 (12.2, 13.5) 34 (23, 46) 329 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.8, -1.3)
Montana *** 12.7 (11.9, 13.6) 35 (20, 48) 176 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.5, -1.9)
Florida *** 12.7 (12.5, 12.9) 36 (30, 40) 3,872 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.3, -2.1)
Oregon *** 12.6 (12.2, 13.1) 37 (27, 46) 655 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.2, -1.8)
Wisconsin *** 12.5 (12.1, 12.8) 38 (31, 46) 912 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.5, -1.6)
Arizona *** 12.3 (12.0, 12.7) 39 (32, 47) 1,080 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.1, -1.8)
California *** 12.3 (12.2, 12.5) 40 (35, 45) 5,342 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.2, -2.1)
New Hampshire *** 12.3 (11.5, 13.0) 41 (27, 49) 219 falling falling trend -3.1 (-3.4, -2.8)
Wyoming *** 12.3 (11.1, 13.5) 42 (18, 51) 84 falling falling trend -3.2 (-3.9, -2.5)
New York *** 12.2 (12.0, 12.4) 43 (36, 47) 2,997 falling falling trend -2.9 (-3.2, -2.7)
Washington *** 12.2 (11.8, 12.5) 44 (35, 47) 1,030 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.4, -2.1)
Rhode Island *** 12.0 (11.2, 12.8) 45 (29, 50) 167 falling falling trend -3.2 (-3.5, -3.0)
Minnesota *** 11.9 (11.6, 12.3) 46 (36, 48) 802 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.7, -2.3)
Hawaii 8 *** 11.6 (10.9, 12.4) 47 (35, 51) 221 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.2, -1.4)
Colorado *** 11.5 (11.1, 11.9) 48 (43, 50) 677 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.6, -1.7)
Massachusetts *** 11.3 (11.0, 11.6) 49 (45, 50) 974 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.7, -2.0)
Utah *** 10.9 (10.3, 11.5) 50 (45, 51) 284 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.4, -1.7)
Connecticut *** 10.5 (10.1, 10.9) 51 (49, 51) 500 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.4, -1.7)
Puerto Rico 8 *** 14.0 (13.5, 14.5) N/A 668 stable stable trend -2.4 (-7.9, 3.4)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/28/2022 1:13 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Puerto Rico

† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.



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.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.
CI*Rank data for Puerto Rico is not available.

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