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Incidence Rate Report for California 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

  • California3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.9 to 44.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8,382.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 54.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96,456 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Trinity County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.1 to 111.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Modoc County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.0 to 116.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Colusa County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.5 to 105.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lake County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.4 to 88.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yuba County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.5 to 89.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tehama County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.8 to 87.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Del Norte County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.8 to 93.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lassen County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.5 to 89.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Siskiyou County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.7 to 80.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Butte County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.9 to 72.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 94.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mariposa County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.5 to 88.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tuolumne County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.4 to 74.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 29.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Shasta County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.2 to 69.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 78.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Glenn County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.2 to 80.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Solano County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.5 to 64.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 124.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Plumas County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.5 to 79.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Inyo County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.2 to 77.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Napa County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.8 to 63.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 49.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Humboldt County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.0 to 63.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Calaveras County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.7 to 67.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sacramento County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.2 to 57.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 399.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Stanislaus County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 58.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 134.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mendocino County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.0 to 63.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Joaquin County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 57.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 171.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sutter County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.8 to 63.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Amador County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 66.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Merced County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.5 to 59.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 55.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sonoma County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.0 to 55.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 155.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nevada County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.4 to 59.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • El Dorado County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.8 to 57.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 54.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Placer County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.2 to 54.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 111.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yolo County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.3 to 56.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kern County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.1 to 53.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 165.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Contra Costa County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.0 to 51.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 279.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Luis Obispo County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.0 to 51.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 81.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fresno County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.0 to 49.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 190.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Diego County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.2 to 47.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 716.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Bernardino County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.1 to 47.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 371.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tulare County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.8 to 49.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 84.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Riverside County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.2 to 46.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 483.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Alameda County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.8 to 47.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 348.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madera County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.0 to 52.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marin County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 48.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 79.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Mateo County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.9 to 46.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 192.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.9 to 44.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 670.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ventura County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.5 to 46.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 184.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kings County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.4 to 51.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Santa Barbara County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.4 to 46.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 100.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Francisco County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.9 to 44.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 203.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monterey County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.1 to 45.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 81.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Santa Cruz County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 40.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 45.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 55.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Santa Clara County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.5 to 40.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 333.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Benito County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.6 to 49.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Los Angeles County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.1 to 37.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,802.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Imperial County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.9 to 39.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Alpine County7
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *
  • Mono County7
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *
  • Sierra County7
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/24/2014 11:25 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.
    * 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 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
    3 Source: SEER November 2012 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
    7 Source: SEER November 2012 submission.

    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.