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Death Rate Report for Georgia by County

Colon & Rectum, 2015-2019

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

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County
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Met Healthy People Objective of ***?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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CI*Rank⋔
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Georgia *** 14.5 (14.2, 14.8) N/A 1,593 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.8)
United States *** 13.4 (13.4, 13.5) N/A 52,258 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.1, -1.7)
Worth County *** 12.3 (7.1, 20.3) 101 (8, 110) 3 falling falling trend -3.5 (-6.0, -0.8)
Wilkes County *** 25.1 (15.4, 40.1) 4 (1, 106) 4
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Whitfield County *** 13.2 (10.3, 16.7) 91 (27, 108) 15 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.9, -0.4)
White County *** 12.7 (8.0, 19.4) 97 (11, 110) 5
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Wayne County *** 23.1 (16.5, 31.6) 7 (1, 92) 8 stable stable trend 0.9 (-0.8, 2.7)
Washington County *** 15.1 (9.2, 23.7) 60 (4, 110) 4 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.8, -0.6)
Ware County *** 15.7 (10.9, 22.2) 55 (6, 109) 7 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.2, 0.9)
Walton County *** 13.7 (10.7, 17.3) 78 (22, 109) 15 falling falling trend -8.3 (-13.3, -3.1)
Walker County *** 14.1 (10.7, 18.2) 73 (19, 109) 13 stable stable trend -1.3 (-2.8, 0.2)
Upson County *** 15.2 (10.1, 22.3) 59 (6, 110) 6 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.5, 0.6)
Union County *** 13.6 (8.8, 21.0) 79 (8, 110) 6 stable stable trend -1.8 (-3.8, 0.2)
Troup County *** 18.3 (14.2, 23.2) 27 (4, 96) 14 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.8, 0.9)
Toombs County *** 14.6 (9.5, 21.7) 69 (6, 110) 5 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.7, 0.8)
Tift County *** 10.4 (6.5, 15.7) 106 (29, 110) 5 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.0, 0.3)
Thomas County *** 13.5 (9.6, 18.6) 84 (14, 110) 8 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.5, 0.4)
Telfair County *** 22.6 (14.5, 34.2) 9 (1, 107) 5
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Tattnall County *** 18.0 (11.4, 26.9) 31 (1, 110) 5 stable stable trend 0.3 (-2.1, 2.9)
Sumter County *** 15.9 (10.4, 23.4) 51 (4, 110) 6
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Stephens County *** 26.9 (19.3, 36.6) 2 (1, 66) 9 stable stable trend 1.1 (-0.6, 2.9)
Spalding County *** 18.9 (14.8, 23.7) 23 (4, 95) 16 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.6, 0.9)
Seminole County *** 25.4 (13.9, 43.9) 3 (1, 110) 3
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Screven County *** 17.7 (10.1, 29.4) 32 (1, 110) 3 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.2, 0.6)
Rockdale County *** 15.9 (12.4, 20.0) 52 (12, 105) 16 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.6, -0.1)
Richmond County *** 17.2 (14.7, 20.0) 36 (13, 81) 35 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.2, -0.7)
Rabun County *** 15.0 (9.6, 23.5) 62 (5, 110) 5
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Putnam County *** 15.3 (9.6, 23.8) 58 (3, 110) 5 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.8, -0.8)
Polk County *** 17.1 (12.3, 23.3) 38 (4, 107) 8 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.0, 0.1)
Pickens County *** 13.3 (8.7, 19.6) 90 (12, 110) 6 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.7, -0.2)
Peach County *** 22.2 (15.5, 31.0) 10 (1, 98) 7 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.3, 1.2)
Paulding County *** 13.0 (10.3, 16.1) 96 (32, 108) 18 falling falling trend -1.8 (-3.3, -0.2)
Oglethorpe County *** 16.2 (9.3, 26.8) 46 (2, 110) 3
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Oconee County *** 9.9 (6.0, 15.4) 108 (28, 110) 4
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Newton County *** 16.2 (12.9, 20.0) 49 (12, 102) 18 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.3)
Muscogee County *** 16.6 (14.1, 19.3) 42 (13, 89) 34 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.1, -0.8)
Murray County *** 15.0 (10.0, 21.5) 63 (7, 110) 6
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Morgan County *** 16.4 (10.2, 25.6) 44 (2, 110) 4
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Monroe County *** 8.7 (4.9, 14.6) 110 (40, 110) 3 falling falling trend -2.8 (-5.2, -0.4)
Mitchell County *** 17.6 (11.0, 26.8) 34 (1, 110) 5 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.1, 0.6)
Meriwether County *** 17.1 (11.0, 25.8) 37 (2, 110) 5 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.7, 1.2)
McIntosh County *** 13.0 (7.4, 22.7) 95 (5, 110) 3
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McDuffie County *** 18.3 (11.7, 27.5) 28 (1, 109) 5 stable stable trend 1.0 (-1.3, 3.3)
Madison County *** 18.2 (12.2, 26.2) 29 (1, 108) 6 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.5, 1.5)
Lumpkin County *** 13.8 (9.0, 20.5) 76 (9, 110) 6
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Lowndes County *** 12.4 (9.5, 15.8) 100 (32, 110) 13 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.8, -1.4)
Liberty County *** 14.9 (10.1, 21.0) 65 (8, 110) 7
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Lee County *** 19.0 (12.1, 28.4) 21 (1, 109) 5
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Laurens County *** 21.8 (16.8, 28.0) 13 (1, 75) 13 stable stable trend 1.4 (-0.2, 3.0)
Lamar County *** 14.9 (8.6, 24.4) 66 (3, 110) 3
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Jones County *** 13.5 (8.6, 20.5) 82 (8, 110) 5 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.8, 0.7)
Jefferson County *** 28.7 (19.2, 41.7) 1 (1, 69) 6
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Jeff Davis County *** 17.6 (9.9, 29.2) 35 (1, 110) 3
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Jasper County *** 19.6 (11.1, 32.4) 18 (1, 110) 3
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Jackson County *** 16.9 (12.8, 21.8) 40 (7, 104) 12 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.0, 0.7)
Houston County *** 13.3 (10.7, 16.2) 89 (33, 107) 20 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.4, -1.1)
Henry County *** 13.9 (11.6, 16.5) 75 (27, 106) 28 falling falling trend -3.8 (-5.3, -2.2)
Hart County *** 19.0 (13.5, 26.5) 22 (2, 105) 8
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Harris County *** 14.6 (9.9, 21.0) 70 (6, 110) 7 falling falling trend -3.2 (-5.0, -1.3)
Haralson County *** 16.9 (11.3, 24.5) 39 (2, 109) 6 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.2, 1.1)
Hall County *** 13.7 (11.6, 16.2) 77 (34, 105) 29 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.3, -0.2)
Habersham County *** 12.6 (8.8, 17.7) 98 (16, 110) 7 falling falling trend -1.8 (-3.5, -0.2)
Gwinnett County *** 12.5 (11.3, 13.8) 99 (61, 104) 94 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.5, -1.6)
Greene County *** 14.9 (8.2, 25.3) 64 (2, 110) 4 stable stable trend -0.8 (-3.1, 1.5)
Grady County *** 20.2 (13.9, 28.7) 16 (1, 104) 7
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Gordon County *** 15.6 (11.5, 20.8) 56 (6, 108) 10 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.1, 0.2)
Glynn County *** 11.6 (9.0, 14.9) 105 (40, 110) 13 falling falling trend -1.8 (-3.0, -0.7)
Gilmer County *** 13.3 (9.0, 19.4) 88 (13, 110) 7 stable stable trend -2.2 (-4.3, 0.0)
Fulton County *** 14.9 (13.8, 16.0) 67 (38, 86) 144 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.4, -1.6)
Franklin County *** 19.9 (13.6, 28.4) 17 (1, 106) 7
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Forsyth County *** 13.1 (11.0, 15.6) 92 (39, 106) 28 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.9, -0.3)
Floyd County *** 13.4 (10.5, 16.8) 86 (27, 108) 16 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.6, -0.4)
Fayette County *** 13.1 (10.4, 16.2) 93 (31, 108) 18 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.8, -1.5)
Fannin County *** 23.0 (16.4, 31.7) 8 (1, 83) 10 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.6, 1.1)
Emanuel County *** 23.1 (15.7, 33.0) 6 (1, 98) 7 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.1, 0.5)
Elbert County *** 16.2 (9.5, 26.0) 47 (1, 110) 4 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.2, 0.7)
Effingham County *** 16.8 (12.1, 22.6) 41 (5, 107) 9 stable stable trend 0.4 (-1.4, 2.2)
Douglas County *** 15.1 (12.2, 18.6) 61 (16, 104) 20 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.8, 1.7)
Dougherty County *** 13.6 (10.6, 17.2) 81 (22, 108) 14 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.2, -0.8)
Dodge County *** 18.8 (12.3, 27.9) 24 (1, 109) 5
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Decatur County *** 20.5 (14.2, 28.8) 15 (1, 103) 7
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DeKalb County *** 12.3 (11.1, 13.5) 103 (65, 105) 90 falling falling trend -9.7 (-17.6, -1.0)
Dawson County *** 16.5 (10.7, 24.6) 43 (2, 110) 6
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Crisp County *** 14.0 (8.7, 21.8) 74 (8, 110) 5
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Crawford County *** 22.0 (12.4, 36.6) 12 (1, 110) 3
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Coweta County *** 13.4 (10.8, 16.4) 85 (31, 107) 20 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.6, 0.2)
Columbia County *** 8.8 (6.8, 11.2) 109 (87, 110) 14 falling falling trend -3.2 (-4.5, -1.8)
Colquitt County *** 12.1 (8.2, 17.2) 104 (21, 110) 6 falling falling trend -1.7 (-3.1, -0.2)
Coffee County *** 13.0 (8.7, 18.9) 94 (12, 110) 6 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.9, 0.8)
Cobb County *** 13.5 (12.3, 14.8) 83 (50, 99) 97 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.0, -0.9)
Clayton County *** 14.8 (12.4, 17.4) 68 (23, 102) 32 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.8, -0.1)
Clarke County *** 10.3 (7.7, 13.4) 107 (60, 110) 11 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.7, -1.4)
Cherokee County *** 14.1 (12.0, 16.5) 72 (32, 104) 35 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.3, -0.5)
Chattooga County *** 16.2 (10.4, 24.2) 48 (2, 110) 5
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Chatham County *** 15.9 (14.0, 18.0) 50 (23, 88) 52 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.8)
Charlton County *** 22.1 (12.6, 36.3) 11 (1, 110) 3
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Catoosa County *** 12.3 (9.1, 16.3) 102 (28, 110) 10 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.1, -1.0)
Carroll County *** 19.2 (15.8, 23.2) 20 (5, 73) 22 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.0, 0.2)
Camden County *** 15.8 (11.1, 21.9) 54 (6, 109) 8
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Butts County *** 19.6 (12.8, 28.8) 19 (1, 108) 5
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Burke County *** 15.6 (9.7, 24.0) 57 (3, 110) 5 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.3, 0.9)
Bulloch County *** 15.9 (11.8, 20.9) 53 (8, 107) 11 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.7, 0.9)
Bryan County *** 18.8 (12.5, 27.0) 25 (1, 108) 6
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Brooks County *** 23.4 (14.3, 36.3) 5 (1, 108) 4 stable stable trend 0.1 (-2.0, 2.1)
Brantley County *** 13.6 (7.6, 22.8) 80 (4, 110) 3
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Bleckley County *** 21.0 (12.0, 34.5) 14 (1, 110) 3 stable stable trend 0.2 (-2.2, 2.5)
Bibb County *** 16.2 (13.6, 19.2) 45 (15, 94) 29 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.9, -1.1)
Berrien County *** 18.0 (11.1, 27.8) 30 (1, 110) 4
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Bartow County *** 13.4 (10.4, 16.9) 87 (27, 108) 15 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.1, -0.8)
Barrow County *** 18.5 (14.4, 23.4) 26 (4, 94) 15 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.7, 1.7)
Baldwin County *** 17.6 (12.9, 23.6) 33 (4, 104) 10 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.7, 1.4)
Appling County *** 14.2 (8.3, 23.1) 71 (4, 110) 4 falling falling trend -2.9 (-5.0, -0.7)
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Ben Hill County ***
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/18/2022 10:37 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Trend
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 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.
‡ 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.

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 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.

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