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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan 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 74.4 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

Wexford County

Barry County

Leelanau County

Ottawa County

Grand Traverse County

Antrim County

Kent County

Eaton County

Cheboygan County

Charlevoix County

Midland County

Livingston County

Emmet County

Washtenaw County

Oakland County

Ionia County

Muskegon County

Mason County

Dickinson County

Menominee County

Marquette County

Benzie County

Hillsdale County

Newaygo County

Kalamazoo County

Ingham County

Chippewa County

Otsego County

Shiawassee County

Alpena County

Gogebic County

Monroe County

Montcalm County

Clinton County

Saginaw County

Allegan County

Delta County

Jackson County

Macomb County

Houghton County

Huron County

Branch County

Calhoun County

Cass County

Mecosta County

Van Buren County

St. Clair County

Genesee County

Lapeer County

Oceana County

Arenac County

Presque Isle County

Tuscola County

Berrien County

Bay County

Wayne County

Clare County

Lenawee County

St. Joseph County

Gladwin County

Ogemaw County

Iosco County

Kalkaska County

Osceola County

Gratiot County

Alcona County

Sanilac County

Roscommon County

Isabella County

Mackinac County

Manistee County

Alger County Baraga County Crawford County Iron County Keweenaw County Lake County Luce County Missaukee County Montmorency County Ontonagon County Oscoda County Schoolcraft County

Created by on 11/28/2023 5:31 pm.

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.
* 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.