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C-9 Data Details

C-9 Reduce invasive colorectal cancer

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER); National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI)
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDC/NCCDPHP)
Population Estimates; U.S. Census Bureau (Census)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
per 100,000 (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
45.4 (2007)
Target
38.6
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of diagnosed incident cases of invasive colorectal cancer (ICD-O-3 codes C18.0-C18.9, C19.9 and C20.9)
Denominator
Number of persons
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

The data source is the United States Cancer Statistics report which uses the combined data from the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry data and the CDC National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). Together, these registries cover more than 96% of the U.S. population.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: < 1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
  • Sex: < 1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
  • Race/Ethnicity: < 1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
Target Calculation Methods
A linear regression model was used to estimate the Healthy People 2020 target based on available data from the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. Baseline data are new cases of colorectal cancer in 2006 and the target was set to be between a 10% improvement and the expected new case rate (based on linear regression) a decade later.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. U.S. Cancer Statistics
    http://www.cdc.gov/uscs
  2. U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2006 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2010.