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Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, 2015-2019

Texas Counties versus United States

Colon & Rectum

All Races, Both Sexes

  Above US Rate Similar to US Rate Below US Rate
Priority 1: rising and above

Priority 2: rising and similar

Priority 3: rising and below

Priority 4: stable and above

Anderson County
Caldwell County
Callahan County
DeWitt County
Ector County
Hale County
Kleberg County
Morris County
Nacogdoches County
Parker County
Polk County
Shelby County
Taylor County
Upshur County
Wharton County
Priority 6: stable and similar

Aransas County
Atascosa County
Bee County
Bosque County
Cameron County
Cooke County
Coryell County
Falls County
Freestone County
Gonzales County
Gray County
Hill County
Houston County
Howard County
Jim Wells County
Jones County
Kerr County
Lamb County
Limestone County
Llano County
Maverick County
Medina County
Milam County
Montague County
Newton County
Red River County
Robertson County
Starr County
Trinity County
Uvalde County
Val Verde County
Webb County
Wilson County
Young County
Priority 7: stable and below

Collin County
Hidalgo County
Priority 5: falling and above

Fannin County
Grayson County
Hopkins County
Hunt County
Kaufman County
Liberty County
Lubbock County
Matagorda County
Orange County
Wichita County
Priority 8: falling and similar

Angelina County
Austin County
Bandera County
Bastrop County
Bell County
Bexar County
Bowie County
Brazoria County
Brown County
Burleson County
Burnet County
Cass County
Chambers County
Cherokee County
Colorado County
Dallas County
Eastland County
El Paso County
Ellis County
Erath County
Fayette County
Galveston County
Gregg County
Grimes County
Guadalupe County
Hardin County
Harris County
Harrison County
Hays County
Henderson County
Hood County
Hutchinson County
Jasper County
Jefferson County
Johnson County
Kendall County
Lamar County
Lampasas County
Lavaca County
Leon County
McLennan County
Midland County
Montgomery County
Navarro County
Nueces County
Palo Pinto County
Panola County
Potter County
Randall County
Rockwall County
Rusk County
San Jacinto County
San Patricio County
Smith County
Tarrant County
Titus County
Tom Green County
Van Zandt County
Victoria County
Walker County
Waller County
Washington County
Wise County
Priority 9: falling and below

Brazos County
Comal County
Denton County
Fort Bend County
Travis County
Williamson County
Wood County
Created by on 10/23/2021 4:15 pm.

     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.
Rate Comparison
     Above     when 95% confident the rate is above and Rate Ratio3 > 1.10
     Similar     when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.
     Below     when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio3 < 0.90

1 Priority indices were created by ordering from rates that are rising and above the comparison rate to rates that are falling and below the comparison rate.
2 Recent trend in death rates is usually an Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Version Due to data availability issues, the time period and/or calculation method used in the calculation of the trends may differ for selected geographic areas.
3 Rate ratio is the county rate divided by the US rate. Previous versions of this table used one-year rates for states and five-year rates for counties. As of June 2018, only five-year rates are used.
Source: 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.
Note: 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. Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate and trend estimates:
Andrews County, Archer County, Armstrong County, Bailey County, Baylor County, Blanco County, Borden County, Brewster County, Briscoe County, Brooks County, Camp County, Carson County, Castro County, Childress County, Clay County, Cochran County, Coke County, Coleman County, Collingsworth County, Concho County, Cottle County, Crane County, Crockett County, Crosby County, Culberson County, Dallam County, Deaf Smith County, Delta County, Dickens County, Dimmit County, Donley County, Duval County, Edwards County, Fisher County, Floyd County, Foard County, Franklin County, Garza County, Gillespie County, Glasscock County, Goliad County, Hall County, Hamilton County, Hansford County, Hardeman County, Hartley County, Haskell County, Hemphill County, Hudspeth County, Irion County, Jack County, Jeff Davis County, Jim Hogg County, Karnes County, Kenedy County, Kent County, Kimble County, King County, Kinney County, Knox County, La Salle County, Lipscomb County, Live Oak County, Loving County, Lynn County, Marion County, Martin County, Mason County, McMullen County, Menard County, Mills County, Mitchell County, Motley County, Ochiltree County, Oldham County, Parmer County, Pecos County, Presidio County, Reagan County, Real County, Reeves County, Refugio County, Roberts County, Runnels County, San Augustine County, San Saba County, Schleicher County, Shackelford County, Sherman County, Somervell County, Stephens County, Sterling County, Stonewall County, Sutton County, Swisher County, Terrell County, Terry County, Throckmorton County, Tyler County, Upton County, Ward County, Wheeler County, Wilbarger County, Winkler County, Yoakum County, Zapata County, Zavala County

Trend for the following could not be reliably determined due to small number of deaths per year:
Calhoun County, Comanche County, Dawson County, Frio County, Gaines County, Hockley County, Jackson County, Lee County, Madison County, McCulloch County, Moore County, Nolan County, Rains County, Sabine County, Scurry County, Willacy County

Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer 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.

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