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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Arkansas 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


    Arkansas6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 108.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 106.3 to 110.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,877.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 122.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 122.4 to 122.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 216,052 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.4
    Lee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.9 to 100.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 12.7
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.4 to 93.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.4
    Fulton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.9 to 104.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.8
    Stone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 75.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.3 to 106.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.1
    Clay County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 81.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.9 to 109.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Cross County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 82.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.8 to 110.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.8
    Newton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 82.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.5 to 131.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 19.4
    Scott County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 83.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.0 to 121.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -12.5
    Greene County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 85.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.6 to 104.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.3
    St. Francis County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 86.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.4 to 110.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -12.9
    Pike County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 86.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.9 to 124.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 17.5
    Montgomery County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 86.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 126.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.1
    Independence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 87.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.6 to 106.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.1
    Randolph County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 88.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 117.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Logan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 88.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.8 to 113.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 88.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.2 to 126.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.6
    Searcy County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 88.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.1 to 134.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.3
    Hempstead County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 89.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.0 to 116.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.2
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 89.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.9 to 122.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.3
    Lafayette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 90.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.5 to 139.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 21.4
    Poinsett County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 90.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.5 to 114.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.3
    Crittenden County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 90.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.2 to 108.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Craighead County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 92.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.7 to 105.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 47.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.6
    Nevada County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 92.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.5 to 136.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.3
    Drew County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 93.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.4 to 123.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.2
    Hot Spring County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 93.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.7 to 114.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -13
    Prairie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 93.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.0 to 139.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.7
    Franklin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 94.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.4 to 124.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.7
    Marion County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 97.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.1 to 128.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.8
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 98.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.4 to 126.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.8
    Miller County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 98.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.8 to 117.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.5
    Carroll County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 98.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.2 to 121.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.8
    Cleveland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 99.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.6 to 145.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10
    Little River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 100.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.1 to 136.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.5
    Perry County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 100.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.8 to 143.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.4
    Yell County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 101.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.5 to 129.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.4
    Sevier County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 103.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.1 to 137.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 9.2
    Mississippi County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 103.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.9 to 123.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -12.1
    Ashley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 104.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.8 to 132.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Clark County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 104.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.8 to 132.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.2
    Conway County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 104.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.0 to 133.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.1
    Boone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 105.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.6 to 125.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 106.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 83.6 to 133.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.3
    Ouachita County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 107.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.8 to 132.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.4
    Woodruff County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 107.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.5 to 163.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 19.8
    Faulkner County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 107.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.4 to 121.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 56.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Lawrence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 108.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.5 to 141.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4
    Arkansas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 109.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.0 to 138.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -14.7
    Benton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 109.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 101.0 to 118.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 124.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.4
    Lonoke County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 109.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 94.7 to 126.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 39.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.5
    Johnson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 109.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.2 to 136.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.6
    Sebastian County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 110.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.3 to 121.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 80.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Van Buren County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 110.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.1 to 143.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 11.3
    Cleburne County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 110.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 89.5 to 136.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.1
    Chicot County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 110.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.5 to 150.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.6
    Pope County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 111.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.6 to 128.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    White County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 111.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 97.6 to 126.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 50.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 113.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.8 to 133.3.
    • 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
    Grant County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 114.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.9 to 148.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.1
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 115.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 105.6 to 125.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 105.
    • 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 117.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 105.5 to 130.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 75.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.8
    Crawford County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 117.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.0 to 135.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 41.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 118.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.4 to 166.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.7
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 120.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 106.2 to 135.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 55.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8
    Baxter County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 120.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.8 to 139.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 45.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.7
    Bradley County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 120.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.4 to 164.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.3
    Desha County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 120.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 88.0 to 162.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.1
    Sharp County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 121.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 94.9 to 154.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.2
    Pulaski County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 123.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 116.8 to 130.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 270.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.5
    Dallas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 126.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 86.0 to 179.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.3
    Garland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 127.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 115.7 to 140.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 96.
    • 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 129.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.9 to 169.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.3
    Phillips County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 129.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.2 to 161.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.5
    Howard County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 131.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.0 to 172.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.1
    Calhoun County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2014 11:49 pm.
    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.