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Data for Colon and Rectum Cancer Incidence North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2010

North Carolina vs U.S. Year Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
North Carolina 1999 50.4 48.8 52.0 3,871
North Carolina 2000 51.8 50.2 53.4 4,061
North Carolina 2001 49.5 47.9 51.1 3,949
North Carolina 2002 50.1 48.6 51.6 4,090
North Carolina 2003 49.6 48.1 51.1 4,149
North Carolina 2004 48.6 47.2 50.1 4,173
North Carolina 2005 50.7 49.2 52.2 4,461
North Carolina 2006 48.1 46.7 49.6 4,393
North Carolina 2007 45.7 44.3 47.1 4,297
North Carolina 2008 43.6 42.3 45.0 4,217
North Carolina 2009 41.6 40.3 42.9 4,109
North Carolina 2010 38.6 37.4 39.9 3,952
United States 1999 56.4 56.1 56.7 133,354
United States 2000 56.0 55.7 56.3 134,545
United States 2001 54.9 54.7 55.2 140,430
United States 2002 53.4 53.1 53.7 142,264
United States 2003 52.4 52.2 52.7 147,081
United States 2004 50.8 50.5 51.1 144,971
United States 2005 49.4 49.2 49.7 143,744
United States 2006 47.8 47.6 48.1 141,665
United States 2007 46.6 46.4 46.9 141,057
United States 2008 45.1 44.9 45.4 139,348
United States 2009 42.3 42.1 42.6 133,160

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.  National Program of Cancer Registries: 1999 - 2009 Incidence, WONDER On-line Database. United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2011. Accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/cancernpcr-v2009.html on Dec 11, 2012

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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