Return to Home Mortality > Table > Interpret

Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Colorado by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White 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


United States (6)

Prowers County

Otero County

La Plata County

Las Animas County

Huerfano County

Saguache County

Pueblo County

Montezuma County

Denver County

Rio Grande County

Boulder County (8)

Weld County (8)

Costilla County

Montrose County

Larimer County

Jefferson County (8)

Conejos County

El Paso County

Morgan County

Adams County (8)

Alamosa County

Mesa County

Delta County

Garfield County

Arapahoe County

Fremont County

Douglas County

Eagle County

Archuleta County Baca County Bent County Broomfield County (8) Chaffee County Cheyenne County Clear Creek County Crowley County Custer County Dolores County Elbert County Gilpin County Grand County Gunnison County Hinsdale County Jackson County Kiowa County Kit Carson County Lake County Lincoln County Logan County Mineral County Moffat County Ouray County Park County Phillips County Pitkin County Rio Blanco County Routt County San Juan County San Miguel County Sedgwick County Summit County Teller County Washington County Yuma County

Created by on 08/09/2022 2:08 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:
Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Crowley, Custer, Dolores, Elbert, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Lake, Lincoln, Logan, Mineral, Moffat, Ouray, Park, Phillips, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, Sedgwick, Summit, Teller, Washington, Yuma

† 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.