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Table 6.9

Cancer of the Colon and Rectum (Invasive)

Age-adjusted U.S. Deatha Rates by Year, Race and Sex
Year of Death All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
1975-2012 21.84 26.24 18.72 21.58 25.99 18.43 26.91 32.36 23.42
1975 28.09 32.84 24.96 28.30 33.24 25.06 26.79 30.09 24.55
1976 28.58 33.34 25.44 28.74 33.76 25.45 28.23 31.16 26.26
1977 28.19 33.21 24.87 28.34 33.49 24.97 27.61 31.44 24.92
1978 28.54 33.75 25.13 28.70 34.12 25.17 27.91 31.20 25.66
1979 28.15 33.56 24.63 28.25 33.92 24.57 28.16 31.57 25.96
1980 28.05 33.74 24.35 28.12 33.99 24.32 28.81 33.18 25.89
1981 27.52 32.95 23.97 27.53 33.16 23.85 28.93 32.83 26.32
1982 27.24 32.96 23.55 27.21 33.11 23.42 29.11 33.71 26.12
1983 27.12 33.08 23.23 27.13 33.32 23.11 28.67 32.90 25.82
1984 27.35 33.02 23.61 27.30 33.12 23.49 29.58 34.65 26.22
1985 26.93 32.66 23.11 26.75 32.74 22.77 30.49 34.10 28.04
1986 26.16 32.05 22.31 26.00 32.01 22.07 29.82 35.36 26.35
1987 25.89 31.91 21.95 25.68 31.85 21.63 29.85 35.10 26.48
1988 25.28 31.08 21.46 25.08 31.04 21.16 29.18 34.29 25.88
1989 25.01 30.80 21.16 24.70 30.52 20.82 30.05 36.37 26.07
1990 24.65 30.77 20.64 24.25 30.43 20.18 30.77 37.64 26.59
1991 24.01 29.64 20.30 23.63 29.35 19.85 30.02 35.80 26.50
1992 23.62 29.32 19.85 23.25 28.99 19.42 29.47 36.23 25.43
1993 23.31 28.56 19.77 22.88 28.18 19.28 29.77 35.84 26.04
1994 22.92 28.28 19.28 22.50 27.89 18.84 29.04 35.66 24.88
1995 22.59 27.65 19.14 22.11 27.16 18.64 29.54 36.30 25.47
1996 21.86 26.71 18.51 21.39 26.29 17.98 28.59 34.52 24.86
1997 21.47 26.23 18.11 20.95 25.68 17.59 28.84 35.07 24.80
1998 21.19 25.62 18.03 20.68 25.13 17.48 28.31 33.90 24.78
1999 20.93 25.48 17.75 20.43 24.99 17.20 28.51 34.50 24.70
2000 20.67 25.08 17.50 20.16 24.46 17.02 28.15 34.98 23.88
2001 20.16 24.37 17.12 19.61 23.83 16.52 27.75 33.39 24.26
2002 19.76 24.01 16.63 19.24 23.39 16.13 27.08 33.73 22.96
2003 19.15 23.18 16.19 18.61 22.62 15.62 26.64 32.49 22.92
2004 18.10 21.81 15.34 17.61 21.28 14.85 25.01 30.64 21.41
2005 17.56 21.22 14.83 17.00 20.60 14.27 25.13 30.87 21.45
2006 17.28 20.70 14.73 16.77 20.04 14.27 24.43 31.28 20.30
2007 16.91 20.23 14.36 16.43 19.66 13.90 23.56 29.29 19.87
2008 16.46 19.64 13.98 15.96 18.99 13.54 22.84 28.73 18.95
2009 15.81 19.06 13.28 15.37 18.57 12.84 21.89 26.98 18.54
2010 15.51 18.75 12.99 15.04 18.15 12.58 21.50 27.46 17.62
2011 15.11 18.06 12.77 14.64 17.50 12.32 21.10 26.19 17.71
2012 14.70 17.60 12.38 14.30 17.05 12.05 19.92 25.49 16.20

Footnotes:

a US Mortality Files, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 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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