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Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Alabama6 15.5 (14.8, 16.2) 416 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 15.3 (15.2, 15.4) 25,644 2006-2010
Lee County6 10.8 (7.5, 15.1) 7 2006-2010
Mobile County6 10.9 (9.1, 13.1) 25 2006-2010
Tallapoosa County6 11.2 (6.2, 18.9) 3 2006-2010
Dale County6 12.4 (7.1, 20.0) 3 2006-2010
Limestone County6 12.4 (8.0, 18.4) 5 2006-2010
Montgomery County6 12.6 (10.0, 15.7) 16 2006-2010
Tuscaloosa County6 13.1 (10.0, 16.9) 13 2006-2010
Madison County6 13.4 (11.1, 16.1) 23 2006-2010
Talladega County6 13.5 (9.1, 19.3) 6 2006-2010
Blount County6 13.8 (8.6, 20.9) 5 2006-2010
Walker County6 14.2 (9.3, 20.8) 6 2006-2010
DeKalb County6 14.4 (9.5, 21.1) 5 2006-2010
St. Clair County6 14.5 (9.8, 20.6) 6 2006-2010
Jefferson County6 14.9 (13.2, 16.8) 58 2006-2010
Russell County6 15.0 (9.2, 23.1) 4 2006-2010
Houston County6 15.7 (11.5, 21.0) 9 2006-2010
Chilton County6 16.5 (10.0, 25.7) 4 2006-2010
Shelby County6 17.5 (14.0, 21.6) 18 2006-2010
Colbert County6 18.2 (12.0, 26.6) 6 2006-2010
Jackson County6 18.5 (12.2, 27.0) 6 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 18.6 (14.3, 23.8) 13 2006-2010
Etowah County6 18.7 (14.0, 24.6) 11 2006-2010
Marshall County6 19.0 (14.0, 25.3) 10 2006-2010
Elmore County6 19.4 (13.8, 26.5) 8 2006-2010
Autauga County6 22.0 (14.9, 31.3) 6 2006-2010
Morgan County6 22.2 (17.4, 28.0) 15 2006-2010
Lauderdale County6 22.9 (17.4, 29.6) 13 2006-2010
Baldwin County6 23.5 (19.5, 28.2) 25 2006-2010
Pike County6 26.0 (15.9, 40.1) 4 2006-2010
Geneva County6 26.1 (16.2, 40.2) 5 2006-2010
Cullman County6 27.8 (21.2, 35.9) 13 2006-2010
Clarke County6 28.7 (17.6, 44.4) 4 2006-2010
Barbour County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Bibb County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Bullock County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Butler County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Chambers County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Cherokee County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Choctaw County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Clay County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Cleburne County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Coffee County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Conecuh County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Coosa County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Covington County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Crenshaw County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Dallas County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Escambia County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Fayette County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Franklin County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Greene County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Hale County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Henry County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Lamar County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Lawrence County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Lowndes County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Macon County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Marengo County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Marion County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Monroe County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Perry County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Pickens County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Randolph County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Sumter County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Washington County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Wilcox County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Winston County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/17/2014 9:35 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.