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 Incidence Rates Report
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Incidence Rate Report by State

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Melanoma of the Skin, All Ages
Sorted by Count
State
Annual Incidence Rate
over rate period
(95% Confidence Interval)

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
US (SEER+NPCR)1 15.0 (14.8, 15.2) 25,991 2010
California3 15.3 (14.7, 15.8) 3,010 2010
Florida2 12.8 (12.2, 13.5) 1,523 2010
New York2 13.3 (12.6, 14.0) 1,523 2010
Pennsylvania2 17.6 (16.6, 18.6) 1,356 2010
Texas2 9.0 (8.5, 9.6) 1,136 2010
Illinois2 13.3 (12.5, 14.2) 939 2010
Georgia7 17.7 (16.6, 18.9) 903 2010
New Jersey3 17.3 (16.2, 18.5) 902 2010
North Carolina2 16.8 (15.7, 17.9) 896 2010
Michigan4 14.9 # (13.9, 16.0) 828 2010
Massachusetts2 17.5 (16.2, 18.9) 699 2010
Tennessee2 17.1 (15.7, 18.5) 619 2010
Maryland2 17.5 (16.1, 19.0) 585 2010
Indiana2 15.4 (14.1, 16.7) 562 2010
Wisconsin2 17.9 (16.4, 19.5) 562 2010
Oregon2 23.4 (21.3, 25.6) 512 2010
Kentucky3 20.6 (18.8, 22.6) 504 2010
South Carolina2 17.0 (15.4, 18.7) 448 2010
Alabama2 16.0 (14.5, 17.6) 443 2010
Colorado2 16.9 (15.3, 18.6) 439 2010
Missouri2 13.0 (11.8, 14.3) 435 2010
Arizona2 11.5 (10.4, 12.7) 401 2010
Connecticut3 18.1 (16.3, 20.1) 389 2010
Iowa3 22.9 (20.6, 25.4) 388 2010
Utah3 24.5 (21.8, 27.5) 297 2010
Kansas2 17.3 (15.2, 19.6) 263 2010
Louisiana3 10.7 (9.4, 12.1) 260 2010
Oklahoma2 11.3 (9.9, 12.9) 237 2010
Mississippi2 12.0 (10.4, 13.9) 195 2010
New Hampshire2 25.2 (21.6, 29.1) 193 2010
West Virginia2 16.3 (13.9, 19.0) 181 2010
New Mexico3 15.6 (13.3, 18.1) 179 2010
Nebraska2 16.5 (14.0, 19.3) 163 2010
Nevada2 11.3 (9.6, 13.3) 159 2010
Idaho2 18.5 (15.6, 21.7) 153 2010
Maine2 18.0 (15.1, 21.3) 147 2010
Delaware2 24.3 (20.2, 29.0) 129 2010
Rhode Island2 19.1 (15.7, 22.9) 122 2010
Montana2 21.7 (17.8, 26.2) 119 2010
Hawaii3 14.0 (11.4, 16.9) 113 2010
Vermont2 26.0 (21.0, 31.9) 101 2010
North Dakota2 22.3 (17.6, 27.8) 83 2010
South Dakota2 17.5 (13.7, 22.1) 77 2010
Wyoming2 25.3 (19.6, 32.0) 72 2010
Alaska2 12.0 (8.4, 16.6) 41 2010
District of Columbia2 6.2 (3.7, 9.8) 20 2010
Arkansas2
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2010
Minnesota2
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2010
Ohio2
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2010
Virginia2
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2010
Washington4
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2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/23/2014 1:31 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.