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Data for Colon and Rectum Cancer Incidence by Sex, 1999-2009

Males vs. Females Year Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Male 1999 58.9 56.1 61.7 1,901
Male 2000 62.1 59.3 64.9 2,076
Male 2001 58.7 56.1 61.5 1,983
Male 2002 59.4 56.8 62.1 2,072
Male 2003 58.8 56.3 61.4 2,116
Male 2004 56.9 54.4 59.4 2,121
Male 2005 60.7 58.2 63.3 2,323
Male 2006 58.1 55.7 60.6 2,309
Male 2007 53.8 51.6 56.2 2,220
Male 2008 52.1 49.9 54.3 2,223
Male 2009 49.2 47.1 51.4 2,141
Female 1999 44.3 42.3 46.3 1,970
Female 2000 44.1 42.1 46.0 1,985
Female 2001 42.8 40.9 44.7 1,966
Female 2002 43.1 41.2 45.0 2,017
Female 2003 42.6 40.7 44.5 2,033
Female 2004 42.3 40.5 44.2 2,052
Female 2005 43.0 41.2 44.9 2,138
Female 2006 40.7 39.0 42.5 2,084
Female 2007 39.4 37.7 41.1 2,077
Female 2008 36.9 35.3 38.6 1,994
Female 2009 35.8 34.2 37.4 1,968

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. 

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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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