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Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Alabama6 54.0 (52.8, 55.2) 1,584 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 54.4 (54.2, 54.5) 96,456 2006-2010
Walker County6 78.1 (67.2, 90.4) 38 2006-2010
Winston County6 75.1 (57.8, 96.4) 13 2006-2010
Bibb County6 74.5 (54.8, 99.4) 10 2006-2010
Covington County6 68.1 (54.5, 84.3) 18 2006-2010
Marshall County6 67.8 (58.7, 78.1) 40 2006-2010
Franklin County6 66.3 (51.3, 84.5) 14 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 65.4 (57.5, 74.2) 50 2006-2010
Etowah County6 65.1 (57.0, 74.0) 48 2006-2010
Clay County6 64.5 (43.4, 93.0) 6 2006-2010
Morgan County6 62.4 (54.6, 71.1) 46 2006-2010
Chilton County6 62.4 (49.5, 77.7) 16 2006-2010
Elmore County6 61.8 (51.5, 73.7) 26 2006-2010
Fayette County6 61.8 (43.9, 85.5) 8 2006-2010
Russell County6 60.4 (48.9, 74.0) 19 2006-2010
Mobile County6 60.1 (55.8, 64.7) 147 2006-2010
Geneva County6 59.6 (45.1, 77.8) 12 2006-2010
Dale County6 59.2 (47.6, 72.9) 18 2006-2010
Cleburne County6 58.9 (38.8, 86.5) 6 2006-2010
St. Clair County6 58.3 (48.9, 69.0) 28 2006-2010
Talladega County6 57.0 (48.2, 67.1) 30 2006-2010
Jackson County6 56.6 (46.2, 68.8) 21 2006-2010
Coffee County6 56.2 (45.0, 69.4) 18 2006-2010
Cherokee County6 56.2 (42.2, 74.0) 11 2006-2010
Madison County6 55.8 (51.0, 60.9) 102 2006-2010
Chambers County6 54.8 (42.5, 69.9) 14 2006-2010
Houston County6 54.8 (46.8, 63.7) 35 2006-2010
Baldwin County6 54.7 (49.0, 61.0) 67 2006-2010
Cullman County6 54.4 (46.0, 64.1) 30 2006-2010
Dallas County6 53.6 (42.1, 67.4) 15 2006-2010
Lauderdale County6 52.8 (45.1, 61.5) 34 2006-2010
Conecuh County6 52.7 (33.3, 80.2) 5 2006-2010
DeKalb County6 52.7 (43.4, 63.5) 23 2006-2010
Autauga County6 52.6 (41.4, 66.0) 15 2006-2010
Lamar County6 52.6 (35.3, 76.7) 6 2006-2010
Barbour County6 51.9 (37.5, 70.3) 9 2006-2010
Colbert County6 51.2 (41.5, 62.7) 20 2006-2010
Jefferson County6 51.0 (47.9, 54.2) 210 2006-2010
Pike County6 50.6 (36.8, 67.9) 9 2006-2010
Limestone County6 50.6 (41.6, 60.9) 23 2006-2010
Montgomery County6 49.2 (43.9, 55.0) 63 2006-2010
Escambia County6 48.5 (36.9, 62.9) 12 2006-2010
Shelby County6 48.4 (42.0, 55.4) 43 2006-2010
Randolph County6 48.3 (34.1, 67.0) 8 2006-2010
Lawrence County6 48.2 (35.9, 63.7) 10 2006-2010
Tuscaloosa County6 48.1 (42.0, 54.7) 47 2006-2010
Blount County6 47.5 (37.9, 59.0) 17 2006-2010
Lee County6 46.8 (39.1, 55.4) 27 2006-2010
Lowndes County6 46.4 (26.6, 75.7) 3 2006-2010
Henry County6 44.1 (28.9, 65.4) 6 2006-2010
Crenshaw County6 44.0 (27.4, 68.1) 4 2006-2010
Washington County6 43.3 (27.3, 65.8) 5 2006-2010
Coosa County6 43.3 (25.6, 70.7) 4 2006-2010
Pickens County6 43.2 (29.7, 61.5) 7 2006-2010
Tallapoosa County6 41.6 (32.0, 53.5) 13 2006-2010
Marion County6 40.0 (29.0, 54.4) 9 2006-2010
Clarke County6 37.6 (26.1, 52.8) 7 2006-2010
Choctaw County6 37.5 (23.0, 59.2) 4 2006-2010
Macon County6 35.9 (22.8, 54.3) 5 2006-2010
Hale County6 34.7 (20.5, 55.5) 4 2006-2010
Marengo County6 33.4 (21.7, 49.7) 5 2006-2010
Butler County6 30.9 (19.7, 46.9) 5 2006-2010
Monroe County6 27.3 (17.1, 42.0) 4 2006-2010
Bullock County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Greene County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Perry County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Sumter County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Wilcox County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/28/2014 6:19 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 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 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.