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 Incidence Rates Report
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Incidence Rate Report by State

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Lung & Bronchus, All Ages
Sorted by Name
Explanation of Column Headers

Incidence Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The incidence rate is based upon 100,000 people and is an annual rate (or average annual rate) based on the time period indicated. Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population.

Other Notes

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.


    Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.5 to 61.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 203,526 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Alabama2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.9 to 74.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,976.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Alaska2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.9 to 74.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 354.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Arizona2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.0 to 51.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,510.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Arkansas2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • California3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.7 to 48.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16,896.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Colorado2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.1 to 48.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,169.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Connecticut3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.7 to 64.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,592.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Delaware2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.5 to 73.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 718.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • District of Columbia2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.8 to 65.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 344.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Florida2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.2 to 64.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16,001.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Georgia7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.2 to 66.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5,923.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Hawaii3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 48.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 722.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Idaho2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.0 to 54.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 808.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Illinois2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.8 to 68.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9,020.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Indiana2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.2 to 73.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,994.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Iowa3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.6 to 66.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,324.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Kansas2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.4 to 64.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,900.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Kentucky3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 97.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 94.5 to 100.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,756.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Louisiana3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.7 to 74.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,428.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Maine2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.2 to 77.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,270.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Maryland2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.4 to 59.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,464.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Massachusetts2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.8 to 65.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,745.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Michigan4
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.5 # with a 95% confidence interval from 68.0 to 71.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7,874.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Minnesota2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • Mississippi2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.7 to 77.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,390.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Missouri2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.6 to 74.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5,000.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Montana2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.6 to 61.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 680.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Nebraska2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.3 to 62.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,179.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Nevada2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.4 to 61.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,567.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New Hampshire2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.1 to 71.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,026.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New Jersey3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.5 to 56.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5,387.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New Mexico3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 44.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 938.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New York2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.5 to 62.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13,301.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • North Carolina2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.3 to 72.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7,353.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • North Dakota2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.0 to 59.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 422.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Ohio2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • Oklahoma2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.7 to 70.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,847.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Oregon2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.3 to 58.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,496.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Pennsylvania2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.5 to 67.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10,402.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Rhode Island2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.3 to 69.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 802.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • South Carolina2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.7 to 67.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,437.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • South Dakota2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 62.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 546.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Tennessee2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.1 to 78.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5,457.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Texas2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.8 to 57.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12,703.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Utah3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 26.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.5 to 29.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 564.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Vermont2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.6 to 75.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 529.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Virginia2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • Washington4
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • West Virginia2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.0 to 80.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,857.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Wisconsin2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.2 to 62.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,849.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Wyoming2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.9 to 56.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 300.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/29/2014 4:53 pm.
    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.