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US (SEER+NPCR) 1,10 15.6 (15.4, 15.8) 27,371 § 2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.9, 1.3)
California 3 15.1 (14.5, 15.6) 3,039 2011 * *
Florida 2,10 15.6 (14.9, 16.4) 1,934 2011 stable stable trend 0.4 (-6.3, 7.6)
New York 2,10 14.6 (13.9, 15.4) 1,706 2011 stable stable trend 2.1 (-1.7, 6.0)
Pennsylvania 2,10 17.6 (16.6, 18.6) 1,373 2011 rising rising trend 4.4 (0.5, 8.5)
Texas 2,10 8.9 (8.4, 9.5) 1,145 2011 falling falling trend -4.8 (-7.0, -2.5)
Ohio 2,10 16.5 (15.5, 17.6) 1,095 2011 stable stable trend -0.8 (-6.1, 4.8)
Illinois 2,10 15.0 (14.1, 16.0) 1,059 2011 stable stable trend 0.1 (-4.0, 4.4)
Georgia 7 17.8 (16.7, 19.0) 917 2011 * *
North Carolina 2,10 16.6 (15.6, 17.8) 910 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-8.2, 7.3)
Michigan 4,10 15.5 # (14.5, 16.6) 869 2011 stable stable trend -2.6 (-8.7, 4.0)
Washington 4,10 22.6 (21.1, 24.2) 839 2011 stable stable trend 2.7 (-3.1, 8.7)
New Jersey 3,8 15.6 (14.5, 16.8) 825 2011 stable stable trend -2.5 (-6.7, 1.9)
Minnesota 2,10 24.3 (22.5, 26.2) 707 2011 stable stable trend 4.4 (-1.1, 10.4)
Virginia 2,10 14.8 (13.7, 16.0) 676 2011 stable stable trend -5.4 (-11.8, 1.4)
Massachusetts 2,10 16.2 (15.0, 17.6) 653 2011 falling falling trend -4.1 (-7.9, -0.1)
Tennessee 2,10 16.1 (14.8, 17.4) 592 2011 stable stable trend 0.3 (-8.6, 10.1)
Oregon 2,10 25.8 (23.6, 28.1) 558 2011 stable stable trend 2.3 (-6.4, 11.8)
Wisconsin 2,10 17.3 (15.8, 18.8) 558 2011 stable stable trend 3.9 (-2.7, 10.8)
Maryland 2,10 15.4 (14.1, 16.9) 525 2011 stable stable trend -2.3 (-9.1, 5.0)
Kentucky 3 20.2 (18.4, 22.1) 494 2011 * *
Indiana 2,10 13.7 (12.5, 15.0) 487 2011 stable stable trend -0.6 (-7.6, 7.0)
Missouri 2,10 13.9 (12.7, 15.3) 465 2011 stable stable trend -1.9 (-7.9, 4.5)
Colorado 2,10 16.7 (15.2, 18.3) 453 2011 falling falling trend -3.5 (-4.7, -2.3)
Alabama 2,10 14.8 (13.3, 16.3) 415 2011 stable stable trend 0.5 (-7.3, 8.9)
South Carolina 2,10 15.0 (13.5, 16.6) 404 2011 stable stable trend -5.5 (-11.9, 1.4)
Arizona 2,10 10.5 (9.5, 11.7) 382 2011 stable stable trend -2.3 (-14.2, 11.3)
Connecticut 3,8 16.3 (14.6, 18.1) 363 2011 falling falling trend -5.5 (-10.3, -0.4)
Iowa 3,8 21.6 (19.3, 24.0) 361 2011 rising rising trend 3.4 (2.7, 4.1)
Utah 3,8 25.8 (23.0, 28.8) 318 2011 rising rising trend 3.6 (2.9, 4.3)
Kansas 2,10 19.4 (17.2, 21.8) 295 2011 stable stable trend 1.3 (-4.3, 7.3)
Oklahoma 2,10 13.0 (11.4, 14.6) 269 2011 stable stable trend -7.8 (-19.1, 5.0)
Louisiana 3 10.0 (8.8, 11.3) 250 2011 * *
Mississippi 2,10 14.4 (12.6, 16.4) 239 2011 stable stable trend 3.2 (-3.6, 10.4)
Arkansas 2,10 12.6 (10.9, 14.5) 217 2011 stable stable trend 1.4 (-8.0, 11.8)
West Virginia 2,10 18.5 (16.0, 21.4) 203 2011 stable stable trend 1.3 (-7.3, 10.6)
New Hampshire 2,10 23.9 (20.5, 27.7) 190 2011 stable stable trend 5.4 (-3.1, 14.5)
Idaho 2,10 22.3 (19.0, 25.9) 178 2011 stable stable trend 4 (-12.0, 23.0)
Nebraska 2,10 17.4 (14.8, 20.2) 175 2011 stable stable trend 2.2 (-2.7, 7.4)
Maine 2,10 18.2 (15.4, 21.5) 159 2011 stable stable trend -3.7 (-9.3, 2.2)
New Mexico 3,8 11.2 (9.3, 13.3) 136 2011 rising rising trend 1.1 (0.1, 2.2)
Delaware 2,10 23.5 (19.6, 28.1) 131 2011 stable stable trend 11.2 (0.0, 23.7)
Hawaii 3,8 14.4 (11.8, 17.5) 113 2011 stable stable trend -0.7 (-4.7, 3.6)
Montana 2,10 19.0 (15.4, 23.3) 106 2011 stable stable trend 3.2 (-4.3, 11.3)
Rhode Island 2,10 15.3 (12.3, 18.9) 95 2011 stable stable trend 0.8 (-12.4, 16.0)
South Dakota 2,10 19.6 (15.6, 24.3) 91 2011 stable stable trend 10.2 (-1.3, 22.9)
Vermont 2,10 19.6 (15.4, 24.6) 80 2011 stable stable trend -1.9 (-16.0, 14.7)
North Dakota 2,10 18.4 (14.2, 23.5) 70 2011 stable stable trend -0.8 (-11.6, 11.3)
Wyoming 2,10 15.9 (11.6, 21.3) 48 2011 stable stable trend 0.8 (-21.6, 29.5)
Alaska 2 11.9 (8.2, 16.6) 38 2011 * *
District of Columbia 2,10 7.2 (4.6, 10.9) 25 2011 stable stable trend 8.2 (-16.1, 39.4)
Nevada 2
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/22/2014 4:11 am.
Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada.
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 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
‡ Incidence data come from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each area for additional information.
§ 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 2013 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 Nevada.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 cases were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.

1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission and SEER November 2013 submission.
2 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission as published in United States Cancer Statistics 2013.
3 Source: SEER November 2013 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 2013 submission.
8 Source: Incidence data provided by the SEER Program. AAPCs are calculated by the Joinpoint Regression Program and are based on APCs. Data 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modifed by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2013 data.
10 Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with NPCR January 2014 data.

Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

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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