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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Georgia by County

Colon & Rectum, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Count

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 8.9 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

Fulton County

Cobb County

Gwinnett County

DeKalb County

Chatham County

Cherokee County

Richmond County

Clayton County

Muscogee County

Henry County

Hall County

Bibb County

Forsyth County

Carroll County

Houston County

Coweta County

Douglas County

Fayette County

Paulding County

Walton County

Newton County

Spalding County

Rockdale County

Bartow County

Floyd County

Columbia County

Glynn County

Whitfield County

Dougherty County

Barrow County

Walker County

Clarke County

Troup County

Jackson County

Effingham County

Laurens County

Lowndes County

Bulloch County

Gordon County

Fannin County

Stephens County

Catoosa County

Baldwin County

Thomas County

Habersham County

Polk County

Wayne County

Franklin County

Gilmer County

Murray County

Ware County

Decatur County

Haralson County

Liberty County

Grady County

Harris County

Hart County

Peach County

Sumter County

Upson County

Colquitt County

Madison County

Union County

Camden County

Bryan County

Coffee County

Dawson County

Jefferson County

Pickens County

Butts County

Dodge County

Meriwether County

Rabun County

Tift County

White County

Emanuel County

Chattooga County

Toombs County

Brooks County

Burke County

Telfair County

Washington County

Berrien County

Greene County

Jones County

Lee County

Lumpkin County

Mitchell County

Putnam County

Appling County

McDuffie County

Morgan County

Crawford County

Elbert County

Wilkes County

Crisp County

Jeff Davis County

Lamar County

Bleckley County

Brantley County

Tattnall County

Banks County

Monroe County

Oconee County

Pike County

Screven County

Dade County

Jasper County

Worth County

Atkinson County Bacon County Baker County Ben Hill County Calhoun County Candler County Charlton County Chattahoochee County Clay County Clinch County Cook County Dooly County Early County Echols County Evans County Glascock County Hancock County Heard County Irwin County Jenkins County Johnson County Lanier County Lincoln County Long County Macon County Marion County McIntosh County Miller County Montgomery County Oglethorpe County Pierce County Pulaski County Quitman County Randolph County Schley County Seminole County Stewart County Talbot County Taliaferro County Taylor County Terrell County Towns County Treutlen County Turner County Twiggs County Warren County Webster County Wheeler County Wilcox County Wilkinson County

Created by on 12/08/2023 5:09 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.

† 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 2030 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 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
‡ The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.
⋔ 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.

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* 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).

Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

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.