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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Missouri by County

Colon & Rectum, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

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


United States

Carroll County

Barton County

Dunklin County

Pike County

Pemiscot County

Oregon County

Macon County

Ste. Genevieve County

New Madrid County

Bates County

Bollinger County

Benton County

Mississippi County

Stoddard County

Linn County

McDonald County

Wright County

Ripley County

Howell County

Marion County

Barry County

Texas County

Lawrence County

Hickory County

Pettis County

Andrew County

Butler County

Adair County

St. Francois County

Dent County

Vernon County

Audrain County

Douglas County

Wayne County

Jasper County

Newton County

Laclede County

Washington County

St. Louis City

Henry County

Cedar County

Johnson County

Randolph County

Ray County

Perry County

Jefferson County

Gasconade County

Nodaway County

Clinton County

Scott County

Cape Girardeau County

Callaway County

Polk County

Cass County

Franklin County

Jackson County

Morgan County

Taney County

Greene County

Lafayette County

Lincoln County

Saline County

Boone County

St. Louis County

Crawford County

Clay County

Phelps County

Christian County

Buchanan County

Webster County

Cole County

Camden County

Miller County

Platte County

St. Charles County

Stone County

Warren County

Atchison County Caldwell County Carter County Chariton County Clark County Cooper County Dade County Dallas County Daviess County DeKalb County Gentry County Grundy County Harrison County Holt County Howard County Iron County Knox County Lewis County Livingston County Madison County Maries County Mercer County Moniteau County Monroe County Montgomery County Osage County Ozark County Pulaski 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 07/01/2022 7:46 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 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.