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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Missouri 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

Barton County

Dunklin County

McDonald County

Pemiscot County

Pike County

Bollinger County

Lewis County

Macon County

DeKalb County

Ripley County

Linn County

Stoddard County

Bates County

Dent County

Barry County

Hickory County

Marion County

Ste. Genevieve County

Benton County

Texas County

Pettis County

Nodaway County

Newton County

Oregon County

Wayne County

Vernon County

St. Francois County

New Madrid County

Laclede County

Adair County

Butler County

Wright County

Jasper County

Lawrence County

Phelps County

Gasconade County

Henry County

Audrain County

Johnson County

Andrew County

St. Louis City

Washington County

Polk County

Randolph County

Cass County

Cape Girardeau County

Jefferson County

Ray County

Howell County

Douglas County

Callaway County

Jackson County

Crawford County

Lafayette County

Scott County

Perry County

Franklin County

Taney County

Boone County

St. Louis County

Webster County

Morgan County

Greene County

Christian County

Clinton County

Clay County

Cole County

Saline County

Lincoln County

Camden County

Buchanan County

Pulaski County

Stone County

Platte County

St. Charles County

Miller County

Warren County

Atchison County Caldwell County Carroll County Carter County Cedar County Chariton County Clark County Cooper County Dade County Dallas County Daviess County Gentry County Grundy County Harrison County Holt County Howard County Iron County Knox County Livingston County Madison County Maries County Mercer County Mississippi County Moniteau County Monroe County Montgomery County Osage County Ozark County Putnam County Ralls County Reynolds County Schuyler County Scotland County Shannon County Shelby County St. Clair County Sullivan County Worth County

Created by on 11/29/2023 7:51 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.

* 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.