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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Arkansas by County

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


    Arkansas6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 444.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 440.8 to 447.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14,627.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.9
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 459.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 459.4 to 460.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,514,446 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 523.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 464.4 to 588.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 61.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Woodruff County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 522.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 460.4 to 592.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 54.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3
    Sharp County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 519.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 479.6 to 562.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 144.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Perry County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 513.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 459.5 to 572.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 69.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.1
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 507.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 485.7 to 529.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 436.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Lonoke County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 506.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 481.7 to 531.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 331.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.4
    Desha County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 500.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 451.9 to 553.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 80.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.6
    White County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 498.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 477.6 to 521.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 420.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Grant County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 494.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 451.8 to 540.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 102.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.4
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 491.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 464.9 to 520.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 255.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Arkansas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 490.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 451.6 to 532.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 121.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.6
    Lawrence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 489.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 448.8 to 532.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 113.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.2
    Baxter County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 485.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 461.9 to 510.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 371.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    Pulaski County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 484.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 474.6 to 494.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,919.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.4
    Pope County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 484.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 460.2 to 509.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 312.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : rising rising trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.7
    Garland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 483.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 466.8 to 500.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 685.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.3
    Dallas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 479.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 422.5 to 543.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 53.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.9
    Poinsett County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 477.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 443.0 to 515.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 143.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Howard County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 476.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 429.1 to 526.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 77.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.6
    Cleburne County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 467.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 436.5 to 500.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 188.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 466.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 426.4 to 508.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 104.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.5
    Cleveland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 454.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 398.5 to 516.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 49.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.5
    Logan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 451.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 417.1 to 488.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 131.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4
    Ouachita County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 450.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 418.9 to 484.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 155.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.1
    Ashley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 448.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 413.4 to 486.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 123.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Conway County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 446.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 410.2 to 484.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 117.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 445.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 431.1 to 460.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 759.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Searcy County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 444.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 391.2 to 503.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 56.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.5
    Izard County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 442.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 402.1 to 487.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 96.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.2
    Yell County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 441.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 406.0 to 480.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 114.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Crawford County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 417.4 to 463.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 290.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Nevada County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 437.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 383.8 to 496.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 51.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.7
    Marion County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 437.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 400.6 to 476.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 121.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Boone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 435.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 409.1 to 463.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 212.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.4
    Bradley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 435.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 388.2 to 486.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 65.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.6
    Phillips County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 429.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 393.5 to 468.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 109.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Independence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 429.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 401.8 to 458.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 188.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Clark County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 428.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 392.7 to 466.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 111.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6
    Drew County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 427.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 388.2 to 468.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 90.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.4
    Faulkner County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 426.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 408.3 to 445.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 419.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.9
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 426.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 380.2 to 476.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 64.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.5
    Franklin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 426.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 388.5 to 466.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 98.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.8
    Sebastian County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 425.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 410.2 to 442.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 570.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.9
    Van Buren County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 422.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 386.5 to 461.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 113.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Saline County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 420.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 403.9 to 436.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 521.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.5
    Prairie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 419.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 368.7 to 475.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 52.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Scott County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 417.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 371.1 to 469.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 61.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.9
    Clay County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 416.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 379.1 to 457.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 94.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Mississippi County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 412.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 387.0 to 439.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 198.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.2
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 411.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 378.7 to 446.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 119.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.4
    Newton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 411.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 357.8 to 470.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 48.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.3
    Miller County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 410.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 384.6 to 436.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 197.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.2
    Hot Spring County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 408.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 380.4 to 437.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 166.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Greene County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 406.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 381.1 to 433.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 190.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.2
    Benton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 400.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 388.9 to 413.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 858.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 398.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 364.9 to 434.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 114.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.9
    Cross County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 398.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 360.4 to 438.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 85.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Craighead County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 397.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 379.5 to 416.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 374.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.1
    St. Francis County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 397.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 365.1 to 431.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 118.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.6
    Lee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 396.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 349.3 to 449.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 52.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.2
    Pike County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 396.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 351.0 to 447.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 57.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.1
    Little River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 392.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 350.6 to 438.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 68.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.1
    Johnson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 391.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 359.5 to 425.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 113.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.5
    Sevier County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 390.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 349.7 to 435.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 68.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.2
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 389.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 349.6 to 432.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 74.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.1
    Crittenden County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 389.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 364.1 to 415.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 188.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.9
    Chicot County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 388.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 345.2 to 435.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 62.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.6
    Randolph County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 387.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 352.5 to 425.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 94.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.1
    Stone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 385.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 345.5 to 430.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 75.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.4
    Lafayette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 381.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 328.8 to 440.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 40.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.5
    Hempstead County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 381.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 348.0 to 416.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 101.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.5
    Montgomery County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 370.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 325.6 to 419.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 55.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.9
    Carroll County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 362.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 334.9 to 392.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 136.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    Fulton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 352.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 313.9 to 395.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 68.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Calhoun County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 323.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 267.0 to 390.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.8


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/23/2014 1:13 am.
    Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada.
    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 1969-2012 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 2013 submission.

    1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission and SEER November 2013 submission.
    6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission. State rates include rates from metropolitan areas funded by SEER.
    10 Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with NPCR January 2014 data.

    Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are EAPCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

    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.