Return to Home Mortality > Table > Interpret

Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Indiana by County

Colon & Rectum, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Recentaapc

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

Rush County

Howard County

Cass County

Owen County

Jackson County

Dubois County

Henry County

Jay County

Orange County

Daviess County

Fountain County

Wells County

Clay County

Putnam County

Ripley County

Carroll County

Gibson County

Franklin County

Shelby County

Tippecanoe County

Wabash County

Knox County

Spencer County

Starke County

Vermillion County

Washington County

White County

Clinton County

Steuben County

Fayette County

Wayne County

Boone County

Jefferson County

Noble County

Delaware County

Elkhart County

Grant County

Kosciusko County

Marshall County

Adams County

Decatur County

Greene County

Hancock County

Jennings County

Morgan County

Jasper County

LaPorte County

Whitley County

Floyd County

Johnson County

Porter County

Posey County

Vanderburgh County

Marion County

Randolph County

DeKalb County

St. Joseph County

Sullivan County

Harrison County

Lake County

Lawrence County

Monroe County

Vigo County

LaGrange County

Bartholomew County

Huntington County

Madison County

Hamilton County

Hendricks County

Allen County

Clark County

Dearborn County

Montgomery County

Warrick County

Fulton County

Miami County

Parke County

Pike County

Pulaski County

Scott County

Tipton County

Benton County Blackford County Brown County Crawford County Martin County Newton County Ohio County Perry County Switzerland County Union County Warren County

Created by on 04/23/2024 3:56 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.
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.