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Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Breast, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
Explanation of Column Headers

Incidence Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The incidence rate is based upon 100,000 people and is an annual rate (or average annual rate) based on the time period indicated. Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population.

Other Notes

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.


    Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

  • Alabama6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 116.9 to 120.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,333.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 119.6 to 120.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 207,460 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Conecuh County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 160.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.6 to 205.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lamar County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 145.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 111.8 to 185.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Barbour County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 142.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 116.9 to 173.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Elmore County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 142.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 127.3 to 159.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 62.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fayette County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 140.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 110.6 to 175.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Russell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 139.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.3 to 160.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 42.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 139.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 134.4 to 145.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 551.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bullock County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 139.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.0 to 192.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Henry County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 138.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 108.3 to 174.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clay County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 133.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 101.2 to 172.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hale County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 132.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 100.2 to 170.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pickens County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 130.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.5 to 163.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 128.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.6 to 136.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 234.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tuscaloosa County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 128.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 118.4 to 139.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 121.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Perry County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 128.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.5 to 174.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 126.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 104.9 to 151.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Walker County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 126.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 111.8 to 142.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 126.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.7 to 135.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 162.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dallas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 126.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 107.8 to 147.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mobile County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 124.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.8 to 130.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 296.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jackson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 123.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 107.2 to 142.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 42.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Baldwin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 122.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 113.7 to 132.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 142.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Coffee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 121.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 104.4 to 141.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lowndes County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.0 to 165.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.7 to 155.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clarke County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.4 to 146.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Autauga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.3 to 138.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bibb County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.1 to 149.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.5 to 167.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morgan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 117.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 106.0 to 129.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 84.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Winston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 115.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.6 to 142.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Geneva County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 115.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 93.6 to 140.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 89.2 to 140.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Talladega County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.6 to 126.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Houston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 100.5 to 125.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 67.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Calhoun County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 110.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.8 to 122.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 80.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 110.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.6 to 123.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 66.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 110.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.4 to 133.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Escambia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 110.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.0 to 132.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Butler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 109.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.3 to 138.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dale County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 109.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.3 to 127.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Choctaw County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 107.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.2 to 144.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wilcox County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.9 to 148.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Etowah County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.7 to 118.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 74.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cullman County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 105.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 93.1 to 119.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 53.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Randolph County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 103.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.8 to 130.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Colbert County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 103.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 89.1 to 119.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 39.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chambers County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 102.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.1 to 124.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Macon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 102.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.9 to 130.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marengo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 101.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.8 to 129.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • DeKalb County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 99.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.3 to 114.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 41.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Limestone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 99.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.8 to 113.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lauderdale County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.4 to 111.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 59.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chilton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.6 to 117.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Shelby County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 89.6 to 107.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 97.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cherokee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 97.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 77.2 to 121.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Coosa County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 97.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.1 to 135.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tallapoosa County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 96.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.7 to 115.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Clair County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 94.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.0 to 108.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sumter County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 94.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.5 to 128.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 92.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.9 to 113.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marshall County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.7 to 104.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 51.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Crenshaw County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.5 to 125.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pike County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.4 to 114.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Covington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 90.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.8 to 107.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Blount County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 88.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.7 to 104.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cleburne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.8 to 112.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/24/2014 6:57 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.

    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.