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Death Rate Report for Kentucky 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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Kentucky *** 16.3 (15.8, 16.8) N/A 879 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.1, -1.8)
United States *** 13.4 (13.4, 13.5) N/A 52,258 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.1, -1.7)
Powell County *** 32.9 (20.2, 50.7) 1 (1, 76) 4 stable stable trend 2.2 (-0.5, 4.9)
Cumberland County *** 31.8 (18.3, 53.6) 2 (1, 82) 3
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Butler County *** 30.0 (19.4, 44.9) 3 (1, 72) 5
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Washington County *** 28.1 (17.6, 43.1) 4 (1, 79) 5
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Monroe County *** 26.1 (15.4, 42.1) 5 (1, 83) 4
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Clay County *** 25.6 (17.1, 37.1) 6 (1, 76) 6 stable stable trend -4.2 (-10.3, 2.2)
McLean County *** 25.5 (14.7, 42.2) 7 (1, 84) 3
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Boyle County *** 25.0 (18.5, 33.2) 8 (1, 62) 10 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.5, 1.7)
Lawrence County *** 24.6 (15.4, 37.6) 9 (1, 82) 5
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Martin County *** 24.4 (13.7, 40.5) 10 (1, 84) 3
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Bell County *** 24.3 (17.6, 32.8) 11 (1, 70) 9 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.6, 1.4)
Marion County *** 24.1 (15.9, 35.3) 12 (1, 80) 6 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.7, 0.8)
Montgomery County *** 23.8 (16.7, 33.0) 13 (1, 76) 8 stable stable trend 0.8 (-1.8, 3.6)
Breckinridge County *** 23.8 (16.4, 33.8) 14 (1, 78) 7 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.9, -0.2)
Henry County *** 23.7 (14.8, 36.3) 15 (1, 83) 5
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Harlan County *** 23.1 (16.2, 32.0) 16 (1, 75) 8 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.1, 1.1)
Union County *** 22.9 (14.1, 35.6) 17 (1, 84) 4
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Letcher County *** 22.7 (15.7, 32.2) 18 (1, 80) 7 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.7, 1.0)
Pike County *** 22.5 (18.0, 28.0) 19 (3, 59) 18 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.5, 0.7)
Fleming County *** 22.4 (14.1, 34.5) 20 (1, 84) 5 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.6, 2.4)
Perry County *** 22.1 (15.3, 31.0) 21 (2, 80) 7 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.5, 1.0)
Barren County *** 21.9 (16.8, 28.3) 22 (3, 71) 13 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.6, 0.9)
Grayson County *** 21.9 (15.3, 30.5) 23 (2, 81) 8 stable stable trend 0.9 (-0.9, 2.8)
Hart County *** 21.6 (14.0, 32.3) 24 (1, 84) 5 stable stable trend -1.0 (-3.0, 1.0)
Carter County *** 21.4 (15.0, 29.9) 25 (2, 81) 7 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.1, 0.8)
Owen County *** 21.3 (11.9, 36.0) 26 (1, 84) 3 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.9, 1.1)
Knox County *** 21.0 (15.2, 28.6) 27 (2, 79) 9 stable stable trend 0.5 (-1.0, 2.0)
Wayne County *** 20.5 (13.5, 30.4) 28 (2, 84) 6 stable stable trend 0.7 (-1.5, 3.0)
Mason County *** 20.5 (13.1, 31.1) 29 (1, 84) 5 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.8, -0.7)
Lewis County *** 20.5 (11.9, 33.3) 30 (1, 84) 4
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Floyd County *** 20.4 (14.8, 27.5) 31 (3, 80) 9 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.4, 0.2)
Pulaski County *** 20.4 (16.2, 25.4) 32 (6, 69) 17 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.3, 0.2)
Anderson County *** 20.3 (13.0, 30.4) 33 (1, 84) 5 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.4, 0.6)
Clark County *** 20.3 (14.9, 27.2) 34 (4, 78) 10
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Russell County *** 20.2 (12.6, 31.0) 35 (2, 84) 5
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Edmonson County *** 19.5 (11.3, 32.4) 36 (1, 84) 4
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Garrard County *** 18.9 (11.8, 29.3) 37 (2, 84) 4 falling falling trend -2.7 (-4.6, -0.7)
Nelson County *** 18.7 (13.6, 25.1) 38 (6, 82) 10 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.2, 0.3)
Taylor County *** 18.5 (12.5, 26.6) 39 (4, 84) 6 stable stable trend -1.7 (-3.8, 0.4)
Ohio County *** 18.4 (12.0, 27.3) 40 (3, 84) 5 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.4, 0.6)
Grant County *** 18.4 (11.5, 28.1) 41 (3, 84) 5
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Mercer County *** 18.1 (11.8, 26.9) 42 (5, 84) 5 stable stable trend 0.5 (-1.5, 2.5)
Lincoln County *** 18.0 (12.1, 26.1) 43 (5, 84) 6 stable stable trend 0.1 (-2.0, 2.3)
Muhlenberg County *** 17.9 (12.6, 24.9) 44 (6, 84) 8 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.7, 1.1)
Johnson County *** 17.8 (11.5, 26.7) 45 (3, 84) 5 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.9, 2.3)
Estill County *** 17.8 (10.4, 29.1) 46 (2, 84) 4 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.6, 1.1)
Casey County *** 17.6 (10.8, 27.7) 47 (3, 84) 4 stable stable trend 0.7 (-1.0, 2.5)
Boyd County *** 17.6 (13.3, 22.9) 48 (12, 82) 12 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.6, -1.1)
Greenup County *** 17.5 (12.6, 23.9) 49 (6, 83) 9 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.9, -1.2)
Rockcastle County *** 17.5 (10.1, 28.3) 50 (3, 84) 4
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Laurel County *** 17.4 (13.3, 22.4) 51 (11, 82) 13 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.5, 0.1)
Scott County *** 17.0 (12.1, 23.3) 52 (8, 84) 8
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Oldham County *** 16.9 (12.6, 22.3) 53 (11, 84) 11 falling falling trend -3.3 (-5.0, -1.7)
Logan County *** 16.7 (11.0, 24.5) 54 (6, 84) 6 stable stable trend -1.9 (-3.8, 0.1)
Kenton County *** 16.6 (14.0, 19.6) 55 (25, 78) 29 falling falling trend -3.3 (-4.0, -2.5)
Bourbon County *** 16.5 (10.0, 25.8) 56 (5, 84) 4 falling falling trend -3.5 (-5.5, -1.5)
Harrison County *** 16.3 (10.0, 25.5) 57 (5, 84) 4 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.4, -0.4)
Calloway County *** 16.3 (11.4, 22.7) 58 (9, 84) 8 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.5, 1.1)
Knott County *** 16.2 (9.1, 27.2) 59 (4, 84) 3
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Marshall County *** 16.1 (11.3, 22.6) 60 (11, 84) 8 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.4, -0.8)
Boone County *** 15.7 (12.8, 19.1) 61 (26, 81) 21 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.4, -1.4)
Campbell County *** 15.6 (12.4, 19.4) 62 (23, 83) 17 falling falling trend -3.4 (-4.1, -2.6)
Hardin County *** 15.5 (12.4, 19.0) 63 (25, 82) 18 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.5, -0.5)
Christian County *** 15.4 (11.5, 20.2) 64 (21, 84) 11 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.4, 0.0)
Rowan County *** 15.3 (9.2, 24.1) 65 (7, 84) 4 stable stable trend -2.0 (-4.2, 0.2)
Hopkins County *** 15.3 (11.1, 20.5) 66 (17, 84) 9 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.7, -0.6)
Allen County *** 15.1 (9.3, 23.7) 67 (8, 84) 4
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Henderson County *** 15.0 (10.8, 20.4) 68 (19, 84) 9 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.8, -1.0)
McCreary County *** 14.8 (8.3, 24.7) 69 (7, 84) 3
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Warren County *** 14.6 (11.7, 17.9) 70 (31, 83) 19 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.3, -1.4)
Meade County *** 14.6 (9.2, 22.1) 71 (11, 84) 5 falling falling trend -2.9 (-5.1, -0.7)
Jefferson County *** 13.8 (12.7, 15.0) 72 (54, 80) 129 falling falling trend -4.3 (-5.0, -3.6)
Daviess County *** 13.8 (11.0, 17.1) 73 (36, 84) 18 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.0, -1.2)
Shelby County *** 13.7 (9.6, 19.0) 74 (26, 84) 8 falling falling trend -3.2 (-4.7, -1.7)
McCracken County *** 13.6 (10.4, 17.5) 75 (35, 84) 13 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.9, -0.9)
Franklin County *** 13.3 (9.5, 18.2) 76 (30, 84) 9 falling falling trend -2.8 (-4.2, -1.4)
Woodford County *** 13.2 (8.0, 20.7) 77 (17, 84) 4 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.9, -0.5)
Graves County *** 13.0 (8.9, 18.6) 78 (24, 84) 7 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.5, -0.9)
Whitley County *** 13.0 (8.6, 18.8) 79 (23, 84) 6 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.2, -0.9)
Adair County *** 12.7 (7.3, 21.2) 80 (16, 84) 3
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Jessamine County *** 12.5 (8.7, 17.4) 81 (35, 84) 7 falling falling trend -3.8 (-5.1, -2.6)
Bullitt County *** 12.4 (9.3, 16.2) 82 (43, 84) 11 falling falling trend -3.3 (-4.3, -2.3)
Madison County *** 12.3 (9.3, 16.0) 83 (42, 84) 12 falling falling trend -3.1 (-4.4, -1.8)
Fayette County *** 11.8 (10.1, 13.6) 84 (62, 84) 37 falling falling trend -3.1 (-3.7, -2.5)
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Caldwell County ***
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Carlisle County ***
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Carroll County ***
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Clinton County ***
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Crittenden County ***
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Elliott County ***
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Fulton County ***
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Gallatin County ***
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/29/2021 6:12 am.

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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