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Incidence Rate Report for Arizona by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Cancer Sites, 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

  • Arizona6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 395.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 393.4 to 397.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26,196.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 453.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.4 to 454.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,463,786 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greenlee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 436.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 373.9 to 507.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mohave County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 434.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 423.0 to 445.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,334.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Graham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 417.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 387.1 to 449.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 142.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Maricopa County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 410.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 407.7 to 413.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14,930.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yavapai County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 405.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 395.6 to 416.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,359.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pima County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 381.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 375.9 to 386.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,253.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cochise County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 366.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 352.9 to 380.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 592.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Coconino County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 365.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 348.7 to 382.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 397.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pinal County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 358.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 349.3 to 367.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,269.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yuma County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 357.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 345.6 to 369.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 753.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gila County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 346.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 327.4 to 365.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 291.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Navajo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 339.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 323.8 to 355.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 372.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • La Paz County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 331.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 302.1 to 363.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 129.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Santa Cruz County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 286.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 264.6 to 309.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 135.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Apache County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 273.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 255.1 to 292.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 179.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/28/2014 1:05 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.