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Indicator Report - Colon and Rectum Cancer Incidence

Why Is This Important?

Cancer of the colon and rectum was the fourth most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.

Colon and Rectum Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

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Data Notes

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 1/2013. Rates based on counts less than 16 are unstable. Use with caution. Cases may not sum to totals due to unknown or other values. Rates are calculated using the bridged-race population estimates obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics available online at www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race/data_documentation.htm#vintage2011. Numbers are subject to change as files are updated. 

Data Sources

Central Cancer Registry, State Center for Health Statistics 

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Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant colon and rectum cancer diagnosed.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All cases of malignant colon and rectum cancer
Denominator: Total number of residents in North Carolina

Page Content Updated On 03/15/2013, Published on 03/27/2013
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