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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), Female, 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 51.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.2 to 51.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 94,972 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Alabama2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.4 to 54.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,593.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Alaska2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.9 to 69.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 162.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Arizona2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.0 to 46.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,681.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Arkansas2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • California3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.6 to 42.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8,184.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Colorado2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.8 to 44.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,089.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Connecticut3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.1 to 59.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,307.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Delaware2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.4 to 69.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 363.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • District of Columbia2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.1 to 56.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 158.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Florida2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.2 to 55.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7,469.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Georgia7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.9 to 52.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,590.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Hawaii3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.5 to 40.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 315.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Idaho2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.9 to 51.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 396.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Illinois2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.7 to 60.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,364.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Indiana2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.5 to 61.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,266.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Iowa3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.1 to 54.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,013.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Kansas2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.7 to 56.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 904.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Kentucky3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 76.2 to 83.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,131.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Louisiana3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.3 to 57.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,414.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Maine2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.1 to 71.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 620.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Maryland2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 52.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,696.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Massachusetts2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.2 to 62.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,477.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Michigan4
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.4 # with a 95% confidence interval from 58.4 to 62.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,751.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Minnesota2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • Mississippi2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.8 to 58.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 977.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Missouri2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.7 to 64.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,348.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Montana2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.2 to 59.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 334.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Nebraska2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.7 to 54.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 545.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Nevada2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.2 to 57.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 744.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New Hampshire2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.8 to 67.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 512.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New Jersey3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.2 to 51.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,718.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New Mexico3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.6 to 39.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 437.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • New York2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.2 to 55.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6,625.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • North Carolina2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.0 to 56.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,160.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • North Dakota2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.3 to 49.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 176.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Ohio2
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • Oklahoma2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.9 to 60.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,291.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Oregon2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.3 to 55.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,243.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Pennsylvania2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 57.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,896.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Rhode Island2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.4 to 68.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 428.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • South Carolina2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.0 to 54.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,500.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • South Dakota2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.0 to 55.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 250.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Tennessee2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.3 to 62.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,353.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Texas2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.0 to 47.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5,689.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Utah3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 23.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 26.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 267.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Vermont2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.3 to 70.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 258.
  • 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 62.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 66.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 816.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Wisconsin2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.6 to 54.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,795.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.
  • Wyoming2
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 55.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 143.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/22/2014 1:41 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.