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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Florida 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


    Florida6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 439.5 to 442.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 105,025.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    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
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 1,199.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 1,124.4 to 1,278.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 212.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.2
    Duval County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 506.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 499.6 to 513.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4,290.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    Putnam County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 503.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 483.6 to 523.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 518.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.2
    Bay County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 502.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 488.5 to 517.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 981.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.5
    Levy County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 497.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 471.0 to 524.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 291.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.2
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 495.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 488.6 to 503.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,810.
    • 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 488.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 479.9 to 497.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,651.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Nassau County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 487.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 467.0 to 509.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 446.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.9
    Baker County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 481.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 444.0 to 522.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 128.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.8
    Pasco County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 479.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 471.5 to 487.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,165.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Hillsborough County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 478.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 473.3 to 484.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5,883.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.7
    Clay County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 475.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 461.6 to 490.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 910.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.2
    Lake County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 474.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 465.4 to 484.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,214.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.2
    Brevard County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 471.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 464.5 to 478.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,711.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4
    Citrus County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 458.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 445.4 to 471.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,275.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Hernando County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 457.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 445.3 to 469.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,311.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Alachua County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 456.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 443.3 to 469.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,024.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Wakulla County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 455.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 420.7 to 492.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 139.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.1
    St. Johns County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 452.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 440.2 to 465.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,046.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    Flagler County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 451.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 435.7 to 468.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 685.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.8
    Escambia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 451.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 441.3 to 461.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,536.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.1
    Broward County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 448.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 444.6 to 453.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8,999.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 448.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 427.4 to 469.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 364.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Bradford County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 446.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 414.6 to 480.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 148.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.7
    Sumter County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 443.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 427.4 to 459.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,004.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.2
    Orange County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 434.6 to 446.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4,415.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Okaloosa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 427.2 to 453.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 883.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.5
    Okeechobee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 439.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 412.6 to 466.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 213.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.6
    Pinellas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 436.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 431.2 to 441.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5,998.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Suwannee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 436.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 411.3 to 462.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 243.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Seminole County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 432.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 423.3 to 441.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,895.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4
    Indian River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 429.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 416.9 to 442.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,033.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    Charlotte County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 427.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 416.2 to 439.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,397.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5
    Santa Rosa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 426.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 412.1 to 441.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 688.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.5
    Palm Beach County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 425.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 421.3 to 430.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8,218.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Gulf County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 425.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 385.4 to 468.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 87.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Dixie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 425.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 386.9 to 466.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 99.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.5
    Gadsden County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 423.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 398.3 to 449.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 227.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    Volusia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 421.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 414.6 to 428.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,066.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Taylor County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 421.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 386.6 to 457.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 117.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.6
    Walton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 418.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 397.0 to 441.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 292.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.2
    Sarasota County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 417.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 410.1 to 425.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,012.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    St. Lucie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 415.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 406.5 to 425.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,592.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.2
    Miami-Dade County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 415.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 412.3 to 419.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11,418.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Martin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 413.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 401.9 to 426.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,063.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Lee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 410.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 404.0 to 416.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,887.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.2
    Highlands County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 409.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 394.4 to 424.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 762.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Osceola County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 407.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 396.0 to 418.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,035.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Franklin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 404.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 359.6 to 453.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 63.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.5
    Manatee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 403.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 395.6 to 412.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,993.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    Hardee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 400.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 368.0 to 435.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 112.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.2
    Calhoun County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 400.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 359.1 to 445.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 70.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Liberty County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 399.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 336.6 to 470.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 31.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Leon County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 399.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 387.5 to 411.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 945.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Lafayette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 395.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 338.8 to 459.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 35.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 395.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 377.5 to 413.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 409.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    DeSoto County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 394.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 368.2 to 422.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 173.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.3
    Gilchrist County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 382.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 346.0 to 423.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 83.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.5
    Hendry County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 377.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 349.5 to 406.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 139.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Collier County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 375.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 367.5 to 383.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,975.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.6
    Glades County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 374.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 334.3 to 419.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 69.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.7
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 361.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 323.8 to 402.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 72.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Hamilton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 352.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 312.1 to 397.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 57.
    • 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 346.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 316.4 to 378.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 103.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 308.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 277.0 to 342.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 73.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 304.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 284.5 to 324.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 184.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.2
    Holmes County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 221.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 196.2 to 249.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 56.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 13.4


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/31/2014 11:43 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.

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