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Data for Colon and Rectum Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 41.0 36.7 45.6 342
Alexander 49.9 40.6 60.8 103
Alleghany 41.6 28.5 59.4 35
Anson 36.7 27.6 48.0 55
Ashe 38.9 30.5 49.2 77
Avery 38.1 27.7 51.4 45
Beaufort 61.1 52.4 70.8 187
Bertie 58.7 45.7 74.6 71
Bladen 46.8 37.7 57.6 94
Brunswick 35.8 31.5 40.7 279
Buncombe 38.6 35.4 42.0 554
Burke 53.1 47.1 59.8 287
Cabarrus 43.6 39.1 48.5 350
Caldwell 40.6 35.1 46.9 195
Camden 42.2 25.6 65.5 20
Carteret 48.8 42.4 56.0 216
Caswell 52.7 41.5 66.2 78
Catawba 40.0 35.9 44.5 350
Chatham 41.1 34.9 48.2 159
Cherokee 46.2 37.6 56.5 104
Chowan 58.4 44.6 75.5 62
Clay 42.3 29.5 60.1 37
Cleveland 52.9 47.1 59.2 312
Columbus 44.0 37.1 51.9 148
Craven 40.4 35.3 46.2 228
Cumberland 43.0 39.5 46.9 541
Currituck 41.3 30.2 55.1 49
Dare 45.0 36.0 55.8 91
Davidson 48.3 43.8 53.1 431
Davie 36.3 29.2 44.7 93
Duplin 39.0 32.1 46.9 115
Durham 38.9 35.3 42.8 443
Edgecombe 56.5 48.0 66.1 160
Forsyth 38.5 35.7 41.4 726
Franklin 47.9 40.1 56.7 141
Gaston 51.9 47.7 56.4 576
Gates 43.5 29.0 63.0 29
Graham 40.4 25.1 62.6 23
Granville 63.3 54.5 73.3 187
Greene 43.3 31.6 57.9 46
Guilford 42.6 40.1 45.3 1,037
Halifax 46.1 39.1 54.1 156
Harnett 42.6 36.9 49.0 206
Haywood 34.1 28.7 40.4 146
Henderson 40.0 35.6 44.8 325
Hertford 50.7 39.5 64.1 72
Hoke 44.1 33.8 56.2 67
Hyde 60.9 37.4 94.8 21
Iredell 45.5 40.9 50.4 374
Jackson 51.7 42.2 62.7 110
Johnston 47.1 41.9 52.6 329
Jones 51.0 34.7 72.9 33
Lee 41.8 35.1 49.5 138
Lenoir 60.9 53.0 69.7 220
Lincoln 44.2 37.7 51.5 176
Macon 39.5 32.1 48.4 109
Madison 43.3 32.8 56.4 59
Martin 46.1 35.9 58.4 73
McDowell 58.0 49.2 68.0 159
Mecklenburg 38.9 36.9 41.1 1,412
Mitchell 47.8 35.2 63.8 51
Montgomery 44.7 34.8 56.6 72
Moore 35.9 31.2 41.1 235
Nash 50.0 44.2 56.4 274
New Hanover 38.1 34.4 42.1 407
Northampton 48.4 37.7 61.5 73
Onslow 43.8 38.2 50.0 224
Orange 35.2 30.4 40.4 205
Pamlico 32.0 20.9 47.7 30
Pasquotank 50.3 41.2 60.8 109
Pender 36.4 29.8 44.0 111
Perquimans 43.0 31.2 58.7 45
Person 53.2 43.9 64.0 117
Pitt 44.2 39.3 49.6 301
Polk 40.7 31.5 52.4 74
Randolph 43.9 39.4 48.9 344
Richmond 42.0 34.3 50.8 107
Robeson 44.9 39.7 50.7 274
Rockingham 52.1 46.3 58.5 302
Rowan 49.7 44.9 54.9 398
Rutherford 50.0 43.5 57.4 215
Sampson 44.1 37.3 51.8 152
Scotland 55.6 45.3 67.5 106
Stanly 47.5 40.6 55.2 173
Stokes 37.0 30.2 45.0 105
Surry 46.1 40.0 52.8 212
Swain 51.2 37.0 69.5 44
Transylvania 37.1 29.7 46.0 98
Tyrrell 23.4 8.6 52.8 6
Union 36.7 32.5 41.4 292
Vance 59.4 49.9 70.3 141
Wake 38.0 35.9 40.2 1,296
Warren 61.6 48.5 77.4 82
Washington 62.6 46.4 83.1 53
Watauga 34.9 27.5 43.7 79
Wayne 50.8 45.2 56.9 304
Wilkes 49.6 43.1 57.0 211
Wilson 48.7 42.3 55.7 217
Yadkin 39.4 31.7 48.6 91
Yancey 52.9 40.8 67.8 69
North Carolina 43.4 42.8 44.0 20,968

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

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/15/2013


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