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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Alabama by County

Colon & Rectum, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 0.0 is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Death Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The death rate is based upon 100,000 people and is for 5 year(s). Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population (the Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal).

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC:

AAPC (95% Confidence Interval) - The Average Annual Percent Change is the change in rate over time. These AAPCs are based upon APCs that were calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program


Other Notes


Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


Alabama


United States


Wilcox County


Clarke County


Crenshaw County


Bullock County


Marengo County


Lowndes County


Lawrence County


Dallas County


Fayette County


Washington County


Jackson County


Marion County


Colbert County


Russell County


Walker County


Cleburne County


Conecuh County


Butler County


Covington County


Escambia County


Macon County


Talladega County


Hale County


Tallapoosa County


Calhoun County


Randolph County


Chambers County


Elmore County


Chilton County


Pike County


Lamar County


Clay County


Montgomery County


Barbour County


Etowah County


Franklin County


Lauderdale County


Lee County


Dale County


Mobile County


Choctaw County


Houston County


Bibb County


DeKalb County


Blount County


Autauga County


Marshall County


St. Clair County


Jefferson County


Tuscaloosa County


Pickens County


Madison County


Cullman County


Winston County


Baldwin County


Limestone County


Henry County


Geneva County


Shelby County


Morgan County


Monroe County


Cherokee County


Coffee County


Coosa County Greene County Perry County Sumter County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/28/2022 3:37 pm.

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:
Coosa, Greene, Perry, Sumter

† 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.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).


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.

When displaying county information, the CI*Rank for the state is not shown because it's not comparable. To see the state CI*Rank please view the statistics at the US By State level.