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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Colorado by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+

Sorted by Count

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


United States

Jackson County

Dolores County

Kiowa County

Sedgwick County

Cheyenne County

Costilla County

Gilpin County

Ouray County

San Miguel County

Lake County

Crowley County

Phillips County

Rio Blanco County

Custer County

Kit Carson County

Lincoln County

Baca County

Washington County

Saguache County

Clear Creek County

Bent County

Conejos County

Summit County

Gunnison County

Grand County

Yuma County

Pitkin County

Moffat County

Alamosa County

Huerfano County

Park County

Rio Grande County

Routt County

Archuleta County

Prowers County

Eagle County

Las Animas County

Elbert County

Teller County

Chaffee County

Logan County

Otero County

Montezuma County

Morgan County

Garfield County

La Plata County

Broomfield County (8)

Delta County

Montrose County

Fremont County

Mesa County

Douglas County

Pueblo County

Weld County (8)

Boulder County (8)

Larimer County

Adams County (8)

Arapahoe County

Denver County

Jefferson County (8)

El Paso County

Hinsdale County Mineral County San Juan County

Created by on 10/07/2022 6:47 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:
Hinsdale, Mineral, San Juan

† 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.