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Historical Trends (2000-2018)

Incidence, Massachusetts, All Cancer Sites, All Races (incl Hisp), Ages <65, Both Sexes

Incidence, Massachusetts, All Cancer Sites, All Races (incl Hisp), Ages <65, Both Sexes

Line graph with 19 years and 4 segments
During 2000-2008, the APC1 in the rate of cancer was stable: 0.3 with a 95% confidence interval from -0.3 to 0.9.
During 2008-2013, the APC1 in the rate of cancer was falling: -2.2 with a 95% confidence interval from -3.8 to -0.6.
During 2013-2016, the APC1 in the rate of cancer was stable: 0.8 with a 95% confidence interval from -4.4 to 6.1.
During 2016-2018, the APC1 in the rate of cancer was stable: -3.4 with a 95% confidence interval from -8.4 to 1.8.
Yearly points:
In 2000, the observed rate was 253.2. The estimated rate was 254.0.
In 2001, the observed rate was 257.4. The estimated rate was 254.7.
In 2002, the observed rate was 259.0. The estimated rate was 255.5.
In 2003, the observed rate was 253.2. The estimated rate was 256.3.
In 2004, the observed rate was 254.0. The estimated rate was 257.0.
In 2005, the observed rate was 253.2. The estimated rate was 257.8.
In 2006, the observed rate was 262.1. The estimated rate was 258.6.
In 2007, the observed rate was 260.3. The estimated rate was 259.4.
In 2008, the observed rate was 262.3. The estimated rate was 260.2.
In 2009, the observed rate was 255.9. The estimated rate was 254.5.
In 2010, the observed rate was 242.3. The estimated rate was 248.9.
In 2011, the observed rate was 246.8. The estimated rate was 243.5.
In 2012, the observed rate was 238.5. The estimated rate was 238.1.
In 2013, the observed rate was 234.1. The estimated rate was 232.9.
In 2014, the observed rate was 233.7. The estimated rate was 234.7.
In 2015, the observed rate was 234.7. The estimated rate was 236.4.
In 2016, the observed rate was 238.2. The estimated rate was 238.2.
In 2017, the observed rate was 233.1. The estimated rate was 230.0.
In 2018, the observed rate was 220.6. The estimated rate was 222.1.

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