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Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Alabama6 74.9 (73.9, 76.0) 3,959 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 65.0 (64.9, 65.1) 208,653 2006-2010
Winston County6 101.8 (86.6, 119.1) 33 2006-2010
Walker County6 100.8 (91.6, 110.7) 90 2006-2010
Clay County6 93.7 (75.0, 116.0) 18 2006-2010
Bibb County6 93.5 (77.0, 112.5) 23 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 93.2 (86.0, 100.8) 128 2006-2010
Marshall County6 90.3 (82.4, 98.8) 97 2006-2010
Elmore County6 88.8 (79.5, 98.9) 70 2006-2010
Geneva County6 87.6 (74.2, 102.8) 31 2006-2010
Dale County6 87.1 (76.3, 99.0) 48 2006-2010
Franklin County6 85.8 (73.0, 100.3) 32 2006-2010
Chilton County6 85.6 (74.3, 98.1) 43 2006-2010
Jackson County6 84.9 (75.4, 95.4) 59 2006-2010
Etowah County6 84.1 (77.2, 91.5) 111 2006-2010
Russell County6 83.8 (73.3, 95.3) 47 2006-2010
Wilcox County6 83.1 (62.8, 108.2) 12 2006-2010
Conecuh County6 82.1 (63.9, 104.3) 15 2006-2010
Morgan County6 82.0 (75.2, 89.2) 111 2006-2010
Mobile County6 81.8 (78.0, 85.8) 354 2006-2010
Lawrence County6 80.6 (68.5, 94.3) 33 2006-2010
Coffee County6 80.4 (70.3, 91.6) 46 2006-2010
Barbour County6 80.1 (66.7, 95.6) 25 2006-2010
Dallas County6 79.1 (68.3, 91.1) 39 2006-2010
St. Clair County6 77.7 (69.5, 86.7) 69 2006-2010
Chambers County6 77.5 (66.4, 90.2) 35 2006-2010
Fayette County6 77.5 (62.2, 95.8) 18 2006-2010
Cullman County6 77.4 (69.8, 85.7) 78 2006-2010
Lamar County6 77.1 (61.1, 96.5) 16 2006-2010
Talladega County6 76.9 (69.1, 85.2) 74 2006-2010
Coosa County6 75.6 (57.4, 98.5) 12 2006-2010
Colbert County6 75.6 (66.8, 85.4) 54 2006-2010
Cherokee County6 75.2 (62.9, 89.5) 27 2006-2010
Perry County6 75.2 (55.8, 99.6) 10 2006-2010
Covington County6 75.1 (64.7, 86.9) 38 2006-2010
Limestone County6 75.0 (66.8, 83.9) 63 2006-2010
Houston County6 74.5 (67.5, 82.1) 85 2006-2010
Escambia County6 74.4 (63.5, 86.7) 34 2006-2010
Pike County6 74.2 (61.6, 88.8) 25 2006-2010
Marion County6 74.2 (62.8, 87.3) 31 2006-2010
Lauderdale County6 72.9 (66.2, 80.2) 87 2006-2010
Henry County6 72.3 (57.3, 90.4) 17 2006-2010
Jefferson County6 72.2 (69.4, 75.0) 512 2006-2010
Washington County6 70.6 (54.9, 89.6) 14 2006-2010
Autauga County6 69.9 (60.0, 81.1) 37 2006-2010
Tuscaloosa County6 69.9 (64.4, 75.8) 120 2006-2010
Hale County6 69.5 (53.7, 88.8) 13 2006-2010
Montgomery County6 68.5 (63.7, 73.6) 155 2006-2010
Madison County6 68.2 (64.3, 72.4) 226 2006-2010
Baldwin County6 67.9 (63.2, 73.0) 156 2006-2010
Clarke County6 67.6 (55.4, 82.0) 22 2006-2010
Pickens County6 67.6 (54.5, 83.3) 18 2006-2010
DeKalb County6 67.4 (59.5, 76.1) 54 2006-2010
Blount County6 66.9 (58.3, 76.4) 45 2006-2010
Cleburne County6 66.0 (50.1, 85.6) 12 2006-2010
Choctaw County6 65.7 (50.5, 84.5) 13 2006-2010
Sumter County6 64.0 (47.9, 84.2) 11 2006-2010
Butler County6 62.8 (50.0, 78.0) 17 2006-2010
Tallapoosa County6 62.1 (53.2, 72.2) 35 2006-2010
Shelby County6 61.6 (56.3, 67.4) 104 2006-2010
Crenshaw County6 61.2 (46.1, 80.0) 11 2006-2010
Randolph County6 61.1 (49.0, 75.4) 18 2006-2010
Marengo County6 59.8 (47.6, 74.5) 17 2006-2010
Greene County6 59.2 (40.9, 83.4) 7 2006-2010
Monroe County6 58.1 (46.1, 72.4) 16 2006-2010
Lowndes County6 56.7 (40.0, 78.4) 8 2006-2010
Bullock County6 54.9 (38.1, 77.0) 7 2006-2010
Lee County6 53.9 (47.7, 60.7) 57 2006-2010
Macon County6 51.1 (39.1, 65.7) 13 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/18/2014 1:42 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.

1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission. State rates include rates from metropolitan areas funded by SEER.

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.

Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.