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Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate (National Cancer Institute)

Shows the age-adjusted incidence rate for colorectal cancer in cases per 100,000 population. Incidence rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+).

Measurement Period: 2009-2013
Value: 50
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the colorectal cancer incidence rate to 38.7 cases per 100,000 population.

County

50

State

37.6

National

HP 2020

38.7
  • 28.6
  • 39.6
  • 51.4

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009-2013 50
    2008-2012 52.6
    2006-2010 49.6
    2005-2009 47.6
    2004-2008 52

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX;

  • 50
    • 35
    • 45
    • 55.4
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;

Source

  • National Cancer Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDCs National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDCs National Program of Cancer Registries.
    http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/incidencerates/

 
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