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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Illinois by County

Colon & Rectum, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Monroe County

Champaign County

Stephenson County

Jersey County

Rock Island County

Sangamon County

DuPage County

Kane County

Bureau County

McLean County

Coles County

Woodford County

Lake County

Kendall County

Adams County

Jo Daviess County

Crawford County

Whiteside County

Clinton County

Wayne County

Hancock County

Kankakee County

Christian County

Madison County

Winnebago County

Will County

Boone County

Jackson County

Cook County

Randolph County

Effingham County

McHenry County

St. Clair County

Williamson County

DeKalb County

Montgomery County

Henry County

Washington County

Peoria County

Tazewell County

Livingston County

De Witt County

Union County

White County

Franklin County

Grundy County

Macoupin County

Morgan County

Ogle County

Macon County

La Salle County

Lee County

Massac County

Clark County

Knox County

Logan County

Fulton County

Jefferson County

Clay County

Vermilion County

Mason County

Piatt County

Saline County

Perry County

Moultrie County

Richland County

Shelby County

Fayette County

Johnson County

McDonough County

Bond County

Marshall County

Mercer County

Iroquois County

Pike County

Marion County

Ford County

Edgar County

Lawrence County

Alexander County Brown County Calhoun County Carroll County Cass County Cumberland County Douglas County Edwards County Gallatin County Greene County Hamilton County Hardin County Henderson County Jasper County Menard County Pope County Pulaski County Putnam County Schuyler County Scott County Stark County Wabash County Warren County

Created by on 09/21/2023 6:23 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.