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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Michigan by County

Colon & Rectum, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 0.0 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


Michigan


United States


Barry County


Ottawa County


Wexford County


Mason County


Cheboygan County


Grand Traverse County


Leelanau County


Kent County


Benzie County


Washtenaw County


Eaton County


Dickinson County


Otsego County


Midland County


Ionia County


Montcalm County


Charlevoix County


Kalamazoo County


Newaygo County


Chippewa County


Muskegon County


Mecosta County


Antrim County


Hillsdale County


Oakland County


Ingham County


Clinton County


Delta County


Gladwin County


Livingston County


Emmet County


Oceana County


St. Clair County


Marquette County


Cass County


Shiawassee County


Alpena County


Alcona County


Monroe County


Saginaw County


Allegan County


Jackson County


Macomb County


Calhoun County


Presque Isle County


Kalkaska County


Genesee County


Houghton County


Lapeer County


Berrien County


Gogebic County


Arenac County


Menominee County


Wayne County


Van Buren County


Clare County


Lenawee County


St. Joseph County


Tuscola County


Bay County


Branch County


Osceola County


Sanilac County


Gratiot County


Iosco County


Huron County


Ogemaw County


Isabella County


Manistee County


Mackinac County


Roscommon 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

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2021 11:42 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.