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Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer: Lung & Bronchus
Historical Trends (25 Years):
  • Mortality
  • Incidence
    5-Year Rate Changes:
  • Mortality
  • Incidence
    Death Rates Table
    Death Rates Interactive Maps
    Incidence Rates Table
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    Cancer Knowledge Report
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    Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer: Lung & Bronchus  
    Death Rate/Trend Comparison by Cancer, death years through 2010
    US States versus US

    Lung & Bronchus
    All Races, Both Sexes

      Above US Rate Similar to US Rate Below US Rate  
    Rising
    Trend
    Priority 1: rising and above

    [none]
     
    Priority 2: rising and similar

    [none]
     
    Priority 3: rising and below

    [none]
     
     
    Stable
    Trend
    Priority 4: stable and above

    [none]
     
    Priority 6: stable and similar

    Iowa
    South Dakota 
    Priority 7: stable and below

    District of Columbia 
     
    Falling
    Trend
    Priority 5: falling and above

    Alabama
    Arkansas
    Delaware
    Indiana
    Kentucky
    Louisiana
    Maine
    Michigan
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    North Carolina
    Ohio
    Oklahoma
    South Carolina
    Tennessee
    Vermont
    West Virginia 
    Priority 8: falling and similar

    Alaska
    Connecticut
    Florida
    Georgia
    Illinois
    Kansas
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Nebraska
    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    Texas
    Virginia
    Washington
    Wisconsin 
    Priority 9: falling and below

    Arizona
    California
    Colorado
    Hawaii
    Idaho
    Minnesota
    Montana
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Dakota
    Utah
    Wyoming 
     
      Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2014 5:04 am.
    Trend2
         Rising     when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
         Stable     when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
         Falling     when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.
    Rate Comparison
         Above     when 95% confident the rate is above and Rate Ratio3 > 1.10
         Similar     when unable to conclude above or below with confidence.
         Below     when 95% confident the rate is below and Rate Ratio3 < 0.90


    1 Priority indices were created by ordering from rates that are rising and above the comparison rate to rates that are falling and below the comparison rate.
    2 Recent trend in death rates is Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.
    3 Rate ratio is the county rate divided by the US rate.

    Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1–4, 5–9, … , 80–84, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

    Note: When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate. Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.

    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).
     
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    Historical Trends (25 Years): Mortality
     
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    Historical Trends (25 Years): Incidence
     
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    Death Rates Table
     
    Death Rate Report by State, death years through 2010

    Lung & Bronchus
    Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-2
    Reduce the lung cancer death rate
    All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

    Sorted by Rate
    State
    Met
    Healthy People
    Objective
    of
    45.5?
    1
    Annual
    Death
    Rate

    over rate period
    deaths per 100,000

    (95% Confidence Interval)
    Average Deaths per Year
    over rate period
    Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent
    Average Annual
    Percent
    Change
    2
    in Death Rates
    (95% Confidence Interval)
    Recent Trend Period2
    United States No 47.4 (47.2, 47.7) 158,248 2010 falling  -2.2 (-2.6, -1.8) 2006 - 2010
    Kentucky No 73.8 (71.4, 76.3) 3,570 2010 falling  -1.3 (-2.1, -0.4) 2006 - 2010
    West Virginia No 64.7 (61.5, 68.0) 1,555 2010 falling  -1.2 (-1.7, -0.7) 2006 - 2010
    Arkansas No 62.6 (59.9, 65.3) 2,127 2010 falling  -0.6 (-0.8, -0.4) 2006 - 2010
    Tennessee No 62.4 (60.5, 64.3) 4,415 2010 falling  -2.0 (-3.0, -1.1) 2006 - 2010
    Mississippi No 61.8 (59.0, 64.6) 1,958 2010 falling  -1.2 (-1.6, -0.8) 2006 - 2010
    Alabama No 59.8 (57.7, 61.9) 3,236 2010 falling  -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2) 2006 - 2010
    Indiana No 58.5 (56.7, 60.3) 4,096 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.6, -0.7) 2006 - 2010
    Delaware No 57.9 (53.3, 62.7) 603 2010 falling  -1.3 (-1.6, -0.9) 2006 - 2010
    Oklahoma No 57.9 (55.6, 60.3) 2,402 2010 falling  -0.9 (-1.2, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
    Louisiana No 57.7 (55.5, 59.9) 2,724 2010 falling  -2.3 (-3.4, -1.2) 2006 - 2010
    Missouri No 57.2 (55.4, 59.0) 3,909 2010 falling  -1.8 (-2.5, -1.0) 2006 - 2010
    Maine No 55.1 (51.6, 58.8) 957 2010 falling  -0.9 (-1.2, -0.6) 2006 - 2010
    Ohio No 54.7 (53.5, 56.0) 7,345 2010 falling  -1.5 (-2.2, -0.8) 2006 - 2010
    North Carolina No 53.8 (52.3, 55.2) 5,514 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.4, -0.8) 2006 - 2010
    Vermont No 53.8 (48.6, 59.4) 405 2010 falling  -0.7 (-1.2, -0.2) 2006 - 2010
    South Carolina No 52.5 (50.5, 54.5) 2,723 2010 falling  -2.6 (-3.9, -1.2) 2006 - 2010
    Michigan No 52.2 (50.8, 53.6) 5,913 2010 falling  -0.8 (-0.9, -0.6) 2006 - 2010
    Illinois No 49.9 (48.7, 51.1) 6,671 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.3, -0.9) 2006 - 2010
    Alaska No 49.7 (43.2, 56.9) 241 2010 falling  -1.3 (-1.8, -0.8) 2006 - 2010
    Georgia No 49.2 (47.8, 50.8) 4,418 2010 falling  -3.0 (-3.9, -2.1) 2006 - 2010
    Pennsylvania No 48.9 (47.8, 50.0) 7,793 2010 falling  -1.9 (-2.8, -1.1) 2006 - 2010
    Rhode Island No 48.9 (45.0, 53.1) 614 2010 falling  -1.8 (-2.3, -1.2) 2006 - 2010
    Virginia No 48.5 (47.0, 50.1) 3,974 2010 falling  -3.2 (-3.8, -2.5) 2006 - 2010
    Kansas No 47.9 (45.5, 50.5) 1,502 2010 falling  -2.3 (-4.0, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
    Iowa No 47.5 (45.3, 49.8) 1,741 2010 stable  -1.9 (-4.8, 1.0) 2006 - 2010
    Nevada No 47.3 (44.7, 50.1) 1,251 2010 falling  -3.0 (-4.2, -1.9) 2006 - 2010
    Massachusetts No 47.1 (45.5, 48.7) 3,552 2010 falling  -2.7 (-4.1, -1.2) 2006 - 2010
    Oregon No 47.1 (45.1, 49.2) 2,066 2010 falling  -2.9 (-4.5, -1.3) 2006 - 2010
    Florida No 47.0 (46.2, 47.9) 12,009 2010 falling  -2.2 (-2.5, -1.8) 2006 - 2010
    Washington No 46.8 (45.2, 48.5) 3,236 2010 falling  -2.1 (-2.6, -1.6) 2006 - 2010
    New Hampshire No 46.4 (42.9, 50.0) 695 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.5, -0.7) 2006 - 2010
    Wisconsin No 46.2 (44.6, 47.9) 2,971 2010 falling  -0.3 (-0.5, -0.1) 2006 - 2010
    Maryland No 45.9 (44.2, 47.7) 2,745 2010 falling  -2.8 (-3.7, -1.9) 2006 - 2010
    Nebraska No 45.9 (43.0, 49.0) 929 2010 falling  -0.5 (-0.8, -0.3) 2006 - 2010
    South Dakota Yes 45.4 (41.1, 49.9) 433 2010 stable  -0.2 (-0.7, 0.3) 2006 - 2010
    Connecticut Yes 44.2 (42.2, 46.3) 1,855 2010 falling  -2.2 (-3.4, -1.0) 2006 - 2010
    Texas Yes 43.3 (42.4, 44.2) 9,519 2010 falling  -3.1 (-3.7, -2.5) 2006 - 2010
    New Jersey Yes 42.2 (40.9, 43.6) 4,171 2010 falling  -2.4 (-2.9, -2.0) 2006 - 2010
    New York Yes 42.1 (41.2, 43.0) 9,112 2010 falling  -1.5 (-1.6, -1.4) 2006 - 2010
    Minnesota Yes 41.5 (39.8, 43.2) 2,370 2010 falling  -1.4 (-1.8, -0.9) 2006 - 2010
    Montana Yes 39.5 (36.0, 43.3) 478 2010 falling  -7.1 (-12.1, -1.8) 2006 - 2010
    Wyoming Yes 39.4 (34.4, 44.9) 234 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.6, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
    Arizona Yes 38.7 (37.2, 40.2) 2,722 2010 falling  -2.7 (-3.5, -2.0) 2006 - 2010
    Idaho Yes 38.6 (35.6, 41.9) 612 2010 falling  -0.6 (-0.9, -0.2) 2006 - 2010
    District of Columbia Yes 38.5 (33.6, 44.0) 226 2010 stable  -7.7 (-16.4, 2.0) 2006 - 2010
    North Dakota Yes 37.3 (33.2, 41.9) 298 2010 falling  -0.6 (-1.1, -0.0) 2006 - 2010
    California Yes 36.4 (35.8, 37.1) 12,960 2010 falling  -2.6 (-2.8, -2.5) 2006 - 2010
    Colorado Yes 35.1 (33.4, 36.9) 1,635 2010 falling  -2.1 (-3.0, -1.2) 2006 - 2010
    New Mexico Yes 34.1 (31.7, 36.7) 756 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.5, -0.8) 2006 - 2010
    Hawaii Yes 34.0 (31.2, 37.0) 548 2010 falling  -3.5 (-5.3, -1.7) 2006 - 2010
    Utah Yes 21.5 (19.6, 23.6) 459 2010 falling  -1.1 (-1.7, -0.5) 2006 - 2010
    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2014 5:04 am.
    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).
    Trend
    Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
    Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
    Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.

    1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

    Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1–4, 5–9, … , 80–84, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
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    United States map showing age-adjusted death rates by state.
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    Incidence Rates Table
     
    Incidence Rate Report by State

    All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Lung & Bronchus, All Ages
    Sorted by Rate
    State
    Annual Incidence Rate†
    over rate period
    (95% Confidence Interval)

    Average Annual Count
    Rate Period
    US (SEER+NPCR) 60.7 (60.5, 61.0) 203,526 § 2010
    Kentucky 97.3 (94.5, 100.2) 4,756 2010
    West Virginia 76.5 (73.0, 80.1) 1,857 2010
    Tennessee 76.2 (74.1, 78.2) 5,457 2010
    Mississippi 74.7 (71.7, 77.8) 2,390 2010
    Maine 73.2 (69.2, 77.4) 1,270 2010
    Missouri 72.6 (70.6, 74.6) 5,000 2010
    Louisiana 72.2 (69.7, 74.7) 3,428 2010
    Alabama 72.1 (69.9, 74.4) 3,976 2010
    Indiana 71.2 (69.2, 73.3) 4,994 2010
    North Carolina 70.9 (69.3, 72.6) 7,353 2010
    Vermont 69.6 (63.6, 75.9) 529 2010
    Michigan 69.5 # (68.0, 71.1) 7,874 2010
    Delaware 68.4 (63.5, 73.7) 718 2010
    Oklahoma 68.2 (65.7, 70.8) 2,847 2010
    Illinois 67.2 (65.8, 68.7) 9,020 2010
    New Hampshire 67.2 (63.1, 71.5) 1,026 2010
    Alaska 66.3 (58.9, 74.2) 354 2010
    Pennsylvania 65.8 (64.5, 67.1) 10,402 2010
    Rhode Island 64.8 (60.3, 69.6) 802 2010
    Georgia 64.8 (63.2, 66.6) 5,923 2010
    South Carolina 64.8 (62.7, 67.1) 3,437 2010
    Iowa 64.2 (61.6, 66.9) 2,324 2010
    Massachusetts 63.7 (61.8, 65.5) 4,745 2010
    Florida 63.2 (62.2, 64.2) 16,001 2010
    Connecticut 62.2 (59.7, 64.6) 2,592 2010
    New York 61.5 (60.5, 62.6) 13,301 2010
    Kansas 61.2 (58.4, 64.0) 1,900 2010
    Wisconsin 60.1 (58.2, 62.0) 3,849 2010
    District of Columbia 59.0 (52.8, 65.7) 344 2010
    Nebraska 58.6 (55.3, 62.1) 1,179 2010
    Nevada 58.3 (55.4, 61.4) 1,567 2010
    South Dakota 57.7 (52.9, 62.9) 546 2010
    Maryland 57.4 (55.4, 59.3) 3,464 2010
    Montana 56.9 (52.6, 61.4) 680 2010
    Texas 56.8 (55.8, 57.8) 12,703 2010
    Oregon 56.5 (54.3, 58.8) 2,496 2010
    New Jersey 54.9 (53.5, 56.4) 5,387 2010
    North Dakota 54.1 (49.0, 59.7) 422 2010
    Wyoming 50.6 (44.9, 56.8) 300 2010
    Idaho 50.5 (47.0, 54.2) 808 2010
    Arizona 49.6 (48.0, 51.3) 3,510 2010
    California 47.4 (46.7, 48.1) 16,896 2010
    Colorado 46.1 (44.1, 48.1) 2,169 2010
    Hawaii 44.9 (41.6, 48.4) 722 2010
    New Mexico 41.8 (39.1, 44.6) 938 2010
    Utah 26.7 (24.5, 29.0) 564 2010
    Arkansas
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    ¶¶
    2010
    Minnesota
    ¶¶
    ¶¶
    2010
    Ohio
    ¶¶
    ¶¶
    2010
    Virginia
    ¶¶
    ¶¶
    2010
    Washington
    ¶¶
    ¶¶
    2010
    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2014 5:04 am.
    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
    † 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+). Rates are for invasive cancer only (except for bladder cancer which is invasive and in situ) or unless otherwise specified. Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
    § The total count for the US (SEER+NPCR) may differ from the summation of the individual states reported in this table. The total uses data from the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission for the following states: California, Kentucky, Louisiana, and New Jersey but data for those states when shown individually are sourced from the SEER November 2012 submission.
    # Data do not include cases diagnosed in other states for those states in which the data exchange agreement specifically prohibits the release of data to third parties.
    ¶¶ Data not available for Arkansas, Minnesota, Ohio, Virginia, or Washington.

    1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
    2 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission as published in United States Cancer Statistics 2013.
    3 Source: SEER November 2012 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
    4 State rates include rates from areas funded by SEER.
    7 Source: SEER November 2012 submission.

    Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer incidence statistics. When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate.

    Data not available for this combination of geography, cancer site, age, and race/ethnicity.
    Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.
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