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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Colorado by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Cheyenne County

Kiowa County

Prowers County

Baca County

Delta County

Bent County

Morgan County

Crowley County

Otero County

Las Animas County

Pueblo County

Adams County (8)

Lincoln County

Rio Blanco County

Fremont County

Huerfano County

Montezuma County

Jackson County

Logan County

Alamosa County

El Paso County

Washington County

Mesa County

Rio Grande County

Denver County

Phillips County

Yuma County

Montrose County

Moffat County

Weld County (8)

Conejos County

Arapahoe County

Jefferson County (8)

Garfield County

Broomfield County (8)

Larimer County

Chaffee County

Saguache County

Sedgwick County

Gilpin County

Elbert County

Boulder County (8)

Teller County

La Plata County

Dolores County

Douglas County

Custer County

Lake County

Archuleta County

San Miguel County

Costilla County

Gunnison County

Clear Creek County

Kit Carson County

Grand County

Routt County

Park County

Eagle County

Pitkin County

Ouray County

Summit County

Hinsdale County Mineral County San Juan County

Created by on 07/05/2022 3:56 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.
⋔ 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.

* 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.