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Table 6.7

Cancer of the Colon (Invasive)

Age-adjusted SEER Incidencea Rates by Year, Race and Sex
Year of Diagnosis All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
1975-2012 39.21 44.38 35.42 39.21 44.45 35.36 46.06 52.12 42.22
1975 41.35 45.40 38.91 41.73 46.13 39.15 42.83 44.14 41.64
1976 43.04 47.75 39.94 43.43 48.19 40.38 43.08 43.60 41.91
1977 43.96 49.54 40.35 44.65 50.07 41.16 45.39 58.33 37.66
1978 43.84 49.10 40.59 44.10 49.84 40.63 47.65 48.81 47.67
1979 43.77 50.21 39.61 44.10 51.03 39.71 44.68 45.73 43.84
1980 45.57 50.67 42.34 45.58 50.88 42.33 55.19 58.35 52.85
1981 45.48 51.34 41.73 45.89 51.94 42.13 46.85 50.60 44.36
1982 45.76 53.45 40.68 46.07 54.09 40.85 48.27 52.48 45.19
1983 46.10 53.01 41.63 46.40 53.46 41.86 50.26 58.65 45.25
1984 46.51 54.57 41.32 47.03 55.55 41.58 48.75 54.18 46.05
1985 47.88 55.06 42.95 48.39 55.61 43.62 50.01 57.49 44.33
1986 46.79 54.37 41.56 47.05 55.17 41.49 49.36 55.41 45.46
1987 45.24 54.43 39.17 45.14 54.49 39.09 51.42 59.99 45.73
1988 44.30 52.60 38.67 44.29 52.87 38.43 48.76 54.02 45.29
1989 44.38 52.45 38.96 44.47 52.49 39.18 48.95 60.41 41.62
1990 44.19 51.99 38.92 44.05 52.01 38.73 52.14 57.98 48.56
1991 43.59 51.84 37.90 43.30 51.85 37.40 51.74 57.75 47.67
1992 42.30 49.64 37.24 42.04 49.74 36.70 51.04 60.45 45.43
1993 41.60 48.95 36.32 41.06 48.61 35.66 51.16 60.58 45.02
1994 40.85 46.95 36.36 40.62 47.02 35.83 50.12 57.06 46.30
1995 39.66 45.07 35.85 39.29 44.65 35.48 48.82 55.07 45.34
1996 39.38 45.40 34.89 39.30 45.81 34.41 44.72 48.54 42.22
1997 41.10 48.37 35.98 41.08 48.21 36.13 49.27 59.13 42.65
1998 41.06 46.86 37.05 40.93 47.08 36.59 47.96 54.98 44.16
1999 39.80 45.47 35.66 39.57 45.45 35.09 48.53 54.88 44.94
2000 39.38 44.45 35.49 38.97 43.89 35.16 51.06 57.47 47.05
2001 39.23 44.11 35.51 38.81 43.84 34.88 49.09 55.90 44.82
2002 38.71 43.32 35.14 37.92 42.19 34.53 49.65 57.19 45.00
2003 36.97 41.45 33.38 36.57 40.70 33.16 47.82 56.87 42.33
2004 36.34 41.41 32.55 35.76 40.97 31.77 47.66 55.32 42.73
2005 34.48 38.03 31.68 34.22 38.06 31.12 44.41 48.97 42.28
2006 33.96 37.36 31.20 33.45 36.89 30.57 44.94 49.58 41.85
2007 33.06 36.18 30.57 32.68 35.77 30.21 42.40 46.25 39.50
2008 32.73 35.95 30.07 32.43 35.59 29.77 40.17 45.64 36.22
2009 30.88 33.33 28.91 30.14 32.58 28.07 39.40 44.09 36.85
2010 28.92 32.23 26.25 28.21 31.47 25.46 35.82 39.99 33.26
2011 28.03 30.91 25.67 27.31 29.87 25.12 35.68 41.21 31.96
2012 27.44 29.80 25.49 27.02 28.97 25.31 35.08 41.00 31.01

Footnotes:

a SEER 9 areas (San Francisco, Connecticut, Detroit, Hawaii, Iowa, New Mexico, Seattle, Utah, and Atlanta). Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130).

- Statistic not shown. Rate based on less than 16 cases for the time interval.

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