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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Arkansas by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Lung & Bronchus, 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


    Arkansas6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.0 to 60.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,067.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.5 to 54.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 98,832 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Perry County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 98.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.3 to 139.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.1
    Scott County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 93.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.9 to 131.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.6
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 87.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 114.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.1
    Lawrence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 85.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.7 to 112.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.4
    Clay County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 82.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.7 to 110.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.2
    Sharp County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 82.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.4 to 107.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Poinsett County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 79.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.6 to 101.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Little River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 77.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.2 to 110.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15.8
    Miller County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 73.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 89.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.4
    Howard County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 72.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.0 to 102.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -27.3
    Lonoke County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 69.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.8 to 83.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Arkansas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 69.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.6 to 94.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.2
    Pope County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.1 to 82.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 8.4
    Johnson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.2 to 89.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 22.2
    Cleburne County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 86.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.1
    Phillips County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.2 to 89.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15.5
    White County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 66.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.4 to 78.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 31.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Prairie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 66.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 103.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.5
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 80.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Bradley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.3 to 98.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7
    Ashley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.3 to 87.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.6
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.1 to 101.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.4
    Garland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.1 to 73.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 52.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.7 to 75.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 31.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 8.6
    Franklin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.4 to 89.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -23.6
    Mississippi County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.3 to 79.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.3
    Pike County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.7 to 97.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.3
    Yell County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.6 to 85.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.2
    Hot Spring County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.4 to 80.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Chicot County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.8 to 93.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.5
    Conway County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 85.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.9
    Nevada County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 100.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.9
    Woodruff County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 101.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15.2
    Grant County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.7 to 87.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 19.4
    Ouachita County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.8 to 80.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Montgomery County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 60.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 94.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.9
    Sebastian County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 60.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.3 to 68.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 45.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.3
    Logan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.7 to 79.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 11.8
    Van Buren County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.8 to 81.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.4
    Craighead County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 69.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 31.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.9
    Baxter County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.7 to 72.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.3
    Randolph County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.1 to 81.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.7
    Lafayette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.7 to 96.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.1
    Searcy County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.8 to 97.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -17.5
    Lee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.4 to 90.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.1
    Pulaski County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 56.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.4 to 61.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 124.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 56.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.0 to 88.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.9
    Saline County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 56.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.3 to 65.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 37.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Greene County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 55.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.7 to 70.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.9
    Desha County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 55.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 83.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.8
    Drew County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 55.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 78.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.3
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.7 to 81.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8
    Sevier County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.0 to 80.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.5
    Independence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 69.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.8
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 73.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.4
    Marion County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.4 to 75.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -13.5
    Clark County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.1 to 73.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 8
    Crawford County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.3 to 65.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.2
    Dallas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.0 to 89.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 11.3
    Fulton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 51.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.4 to 79.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 8.6
    Cross County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 51.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.4 to 73.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -13.9
    Crittenden County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 51.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 64.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.6
    Faulkner County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 59.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.4
    Stone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.7 to 74.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -25.9
    St. Francis County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.4 to 68.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -13.3
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.7 to 56.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 45.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.9
    Newton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 48.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.1 to 82.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -12.6
    Boone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 46.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.9 to 60.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.4
    Benton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 44.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 50.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 51.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Hempstead County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 44.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.1 to 63.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -20.1
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 43.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.8 to 60.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.1
    Carroll County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 40.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.1 to 56.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15.8
    Izard County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 40.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.7 to 62.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -23.8
    Calhoun County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Cleveland County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/31/2014 6:38 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.
    * 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 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.