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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 Count

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

St. Louis County

Jackson County

St. Louis City

St. Charles County

Greene County

Jefferson County

Clay County

Jasper County

Boone County

Cass County

Franklin County

Cape Girardeau County

St. Francois County

Buchanan County

Newton County

Christian County

Howell County

Platte County

Taney County

Butler County

Dunklin County

Cole County

Barry County

Pettis County

Camden County

Lawrence County

Stoddard County

Johnson County

Callaway County

Benton County

Laclede County

Lincoln County

Scott County

Texas County

Marion County

Phelps County

Polk County

Pike County

Ste. Genevieve County

Audrain County

Lafayette County

Henry County

McDonald County

New Madrid County

Stone County

Adair County

Pemiscot County

Washington County

Webster County

Randolph County

Vernon County

Bates County

Ray County

Wright County

Barton County

Macon County

Andrew County

Morgan County

Nodaway County

Clinton County

Crawford County

Dent County

Oregon County

Perry County

Ripley County

Saline County

Hickory County

Carroll County

Cedar County

Bollinger County

Douglas County

Linn County

Mississippi County

Warren County

Miller County

Wayne County

Gasconade 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 01/19/2022 12:07 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.