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: 2010-2014
Value: 44.3
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the colorectal cancer incidence rate to 38.7 cases per 100,000 population.






HP 2020

  • 32.2
  • 45.2
  • 58.6

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2010-2014 44.3
    2009-2013 43.6
    2008-2012 43.3
    2005-2009 46.1

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Clayton, GA; Houston, GA; Kenton, KY; Allen, OH;

  • 44.3
    • 44.3
    • 46.3
    • 48.7
  • 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 15 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Allen

    Kent, DE; Okaloosa, FL; Osceola, FL; Santa Rosa, FL; Clayton, GA; Houston, GA; Scott, IA; Woodbury, IA; Kankakee, IL; Macon, IL; Peoria, IL; Kenton, KY; St. Tammany, LA; Gaston, NC; Oswego, NY; Allen, OH; Cleveland, OK; Aiken, SC; Berkeley, SC; Montgomery, TN; Brazoria, TX; Ellis, TX; Johnson, TX;


  • 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.


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