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Incidence Rate Report for Georgia by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Lung & Bronchus, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
County
Annual Incidence Rate
over rate period
(95% Confidence Interval)

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Georgia7 71.0 (70.2, 71.8) 6,068 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 65.0 (64.9, 65.1) 208,653 2006-2010
Evans County7 114.8 (89.0, 145.8) 14 2006-2010
Crawford County7 112.7 (87.9, 142.5) 16 2006-2010
Quitman County7 107.8 (65.5, 171.8) 4 2006-2010
Polk County7 105.8 (92.6, 120.4) 47 2006-2010
Murray County7 105.8 (90.8, 122.5) 39 2006-2010
Tattnall County7 105.7 (87.9, 126.1) 26 2006-2010
Bartow County7 103.1 (93.7, 113.3) 92 2006-2010
Dodge County7 99.9 (82.6, 119.8) 24 2006-2010
Gordon County7 99.7 (87.7, 112.8) 52 2006-2010
Clinch County7 99.5 (69.8, 138.0) 8 2006-2010
Butts County7 97.1 (79.9, 117.0) 23 2006-2010
Walker County7 97.0 (87.6, 107.2) 78 2006-2010
Glascock County7 96.6 (57.0, 155.0) 4 2006-2010
Haralson County7 96.5 (81.8, 113.2) 31 2006-2010
Barrow County7 94.5 (83.1, 107.0) 53 2006-2010
Floyd County7 94.4 (86.4, 103.0) 102 2006-2010
Mitchell County7 94.2 (77.9, 112.9) 24 2006-2010
Ben Hill County7 94.0 (75.9, 115.4) 19 2006-2010
Chattooga County7 93.9 (78.8, 111.2) 28 2006-2010
Lee County7 92.7 (74.2, 114.1) 20 2006-2010
Wayne County7 91.7 (77.2, 108.1) 29 2006-2010
Montgomery County7 91.3 (64.8, 124.9) 8 2006-2010
Dade County7 91.3 (72.8, 113.2) 17 2006-2010
Heard County7 91.0 (68.6, 118.4) 12 2006-2010
Brooks County7 89.7 (72.0, 110.7) 18 2006-2010
Warren County7 89.4 (61.7, 126.4) 7 2006-2010
Colquitt County7 89.2 (77.3, 102.5) 41 2006-2010
Jones County7 88.9 (74.3, 105.7) 27 2006-2010
Wilkinson County7 88.2 (66.0, 115.9) 11 2006-2010
Berrien County7 88.0 (70.8, 108.3) 19 2006-2010
Madison County7 88.0 (73.4, 104.7) 27 2006-2010
Whitfield County7 87.8 (79.4, 96.8) 82 2006-2010
Effingham County7 87.6 (74.6, 102.0) 36 2006-2010
Paulding County7 87.4 (78.3, 97.1) 77 2006-2010
Treutlen County7 86.0 (59.0, 121.5) 7 2006-2010
Lumpkin County7 86.0 (71.3, 102.9) 26 2006-2010
Upson County7 85.9 (72.4, 101.4) 29 2006-2010
Pierce County7 85.9 (68.5, 106.5) 18 2006-2010
Twiggs County7 85.6 (64.4, 112.4) 11 2006-2010
Burke County7 85.4 (69.1, 104.2) 20 2006-2010
Jeff Davis County7 84.7 (65.2, 108.2) 13 2006-2010
Lanier County7 84.2 (59.5, 115.8) 8 2006-2010
Marion County7 84.0 (58.9, 116.5) 8 2006-2010
Wilcox County7 83.7 (60.7, 113.0) 9 2006-2010
Cook County7 83.4 (65.5, 104.7) 15 2006-2010
Thomas County7 82.9 (72.2, 94.8) 44 2006-2010
Monroe County7 82.6 (68.2, 99.2) 24 2006-2010
Bacon County7 82.5 (61.4, 108.8) 10 2006-2010
Lamar County7 82.5 (65.2, 103.0) 16 2006-2010
Putnam County7 82.3 (67.4, 99.8) 23 2006-2010
Catoosa County7 82.0 (72.6, 92.3) 57 2006-2010
Irwin County7 81.5 (60.0, 108.8) 10 2006-2010
Miller County7 81.2 (56.0, 115.0) 7 2006-2010
Stephens County7 80.8 (67.5, 96.1) 27 2006-2010
Dawson County7 80.7 (63.8, 100.7) 18 2006-2010
Franklin County7 80.4 (66.4, 96.7) 23 2006-2010
Richmond County7 80.3 (74.6, 86.3) 152 2006-2010
Douglas County7 80.1 (71.9, 88.9) 79 2006-2010
Jackson County7 80.0 (69.5, 91.5) 45 2006-2010
Baldwin County7 79.4 (68.3, 91.8) 38 2006-2010
Peach County7 79.0 (64.2, 96.2) 21 2006-2010
Spalding County7 79.0 (69.6, 89.2) 53 2006-2010
Jasper County7 78.8 (59.1, 102.8) 11 2006-2010
McDuffie County7 78.6 (63.4, 96.5) 19 2006-2010
White County7 78.2 (65.4, 93.1) 27 2006-2010
Long County7 78.2 (54.2, 108.5) 8 2006-2010
Turner County7 77.5 (55.1, 106.2) 8 2006-2010
Early County7 77.2 (58.0, 101.0) 11 2006-2010
Troup County7 77.1 (68.0, 87.0) 53 2006-2010
Johnson County7 77.0 (55.9, 103.7) 9 2006-2010
Brantley County7 77.0 (59.7, 97.8) 14 2006-2010
Elbert County7 77.0 (62.6, 93.9) 20 2006-2010
Pickens County7 76.7 (64.1, 91.2) 28 2006-2010
Bibb County7 76.7 (70.8, 83.0) 125 2006-2010
Macon County7 76.5 (58.1, 99.1) 12 2006-2010
Screven County7 76.5 (59.2, 97.6) 14 2006-2010
Meriwether County7 76.5 (62.2, 93.2) 21 2006-2010
Washington County7 76.4 (61.3, 94.2) 18 2006-2010
Clay County7 76.1 (44.3, 125.3) 4 2006-2010
Oglethorpe County7 76.0 (58.0, 97.9) 13 2006-2010
Walton County7 75.8 (67.3, 84.9) 61 2006-2010
Hall County7 75.7 (69.6, 82.1) 118 2006-2010
Grady County7 75.6 (61.7, 91.6) 21 2006-2010
Crisp County7 75.5 (61.5, 91.9) 21 2006-2010
Houston County7 75.5 (68.6, 83.0) 90 2006-2010
Newton County7 75.3 (66.8, 84.6) 60 2006-2010
Wilkes County7 75.0 (56.4, 98.6) 11 2006-2010
Harris County7 75.0 (62.1, 89.9) 25 2006-2010
Hancock County7 74.9 (54.3, 101.5) 9 2006-2010
Pike County7 74.9 (57.4, 96.0) 13 2006-2010
Bleckley County7 74.8 (56.4, 97.7) 11 2006-2010
Glynn County7 74.8 (67.0, 83.2) 69 2006-2010
Carroll County7 74.5 (66.9, 82.7) 73 2006-2010
Decatur County7 74.5 (61.5, 89.5) 23 2006-2010
Terrell County7 74.1 (53.4, 100.7) 9 2006-2010
Chatham County7 73.7 (69.1, 78.6) 192 2006-2010
Camden County7 73.5 (61.1, 87.6) 28 2006-2010
Jefferson County7 73.4 (57.5, 92.6) 15 2006-2010
Bryan County7 73.1 (57.9, 91.0) 17 2006-2010
Lincoln County7 72.6 (50.7, 101.6) 8 2006-2010
Muscogee County7 72.4 (66.9, 78.2) 131 2006-2010
Lowndes County7 72.1 (64.2, 80.7) 62 2006-2010
Ware County7 71.4 (60.5, 83.7) 31 2006-2010
Towns County7 71.0 (54.5, 92.6) 14 2006-2010
Cherokee County7 70.7 (64.8, 76.9) 117 2006-2010
Coffee County7 70.6 (59.2, 83.5) 28 2006-2010
Dougherty County7 70.2 (62.8, 78.2) 67 2006-2010
Calhoun County7 70.0 (44.0, 105.9) 5 2006-2010
Liberty County7 69.7 (57.4, 83.8) 26 2006-2010
Talbot County7 69.6 (46.5, 101.2) 6 2006-2010
Laurens County7 69.6 (60.0, 80.3) 38 2006-2010
McIntosh County7 69.6 (52.8, 90.4) 12 2006-2010
Emanuel County7 69.1 (55.1, 85.6) 17 2006-2010
Morgan County7 69.0 (54.1, 87.0) 15 2006-2010
Appling County7 68.8 (53.1, 87.7) 14 2006-2010
Coweta County7 68.4 (61.4, 76.0) 74 2006-2010
Clayton County7 68.4 (62.5, 74.6) 115 2006-2010
Banks County7 68.3 (52.0, 88.2) 13 2006-2010
Atkinson County7 68.2 (44.3, 100.3) 5 2006-2010
Bulloch County7 67.5 (57.8, 78.3) 35 2006-2010
Sumter County7 67.1 (55.2, 80.8) 23 2006-2010
Toombs County7 67.1 (54.5, 81.7) 20 2006-2010
Union County7 66.8 (55.4, 80.5) 25 2006-2010
Stewart County7 66.7 (42.0, 101.5) 5 2006-2010
Charlton County7 66.6 (47.6, 90.8) 8 2006-2010
Rockdale County7 66.5 (58.2, 75.5) 49 2006-2010
Henry County7 66.3 (60.0, 72.9) 92 2006-2010
Fannin County7 65.9 (54.7, 79.2) 25 2006-2010
Wheeler County7 65.3 (41.2, 98.6) 5 2006-2010
Gilmer County7 64.9 (53.5, 78.2) 25 2006-2010
Tift County7 64.7 (54.0, 76.9) 26 2006-2010
Candler County7 64.6 (45.9, 88.7) 8 2006-2010
Forsyth County7 64.5 (58.0, 71.4) 80 2006-2010
Columbia County7 64.4 (57.6, 71.9) 68 2006-2010
Seminole County7 63.1 (44.7, 87.3) 8 2006-2010
Hart County7 62.8 (51.4, 76.2) 22 2006-2010
Randolph County7 62.8 (42.4, 90.3) 6 2006-2010
Taylor County7 62.3 (42.7, 88.3) 7 2006-2010
Cobb County7 60.7 (57.6, 63.9) 308 2006-2010
Clarke County7 60.6 (53.1, 68.9) 48 2006-2010
Fulton County7 60.5 (57.9, 63.2) 425 2006-2010
Worth County7 59.4 (46.6, 74.7) 15 2006-2010
Telfair County7 58.3 (43.6, 76.5) 11 2006-2010
Greene County7 56.3 (43.1, 72.8) 13 2006-2010
DeKalb County7 55.8 (52.9, 58.8) 299 2006-2010
Jenkins County7 55.8 (37.2, 81.0) 6 2006-2010
Gwinnett County7 55.6 (52.5, 58.9) 265 2006-2010
Pulaski County7 55.5 (39.1, 76.7) 8 2006-2010
Habersham County7 55.1 (46.3, 65.2) 28 2006-2010
Fayette County7 54.4 (48.1, 61.3) 57 2006-2010
Rabun County7 53.0 (40.7, 68.6) 13 2006-2010
Oconee County7 41.3 (31.2, 53.4) 12 2006-2010
Dooly County7 38.7 (26.4, 54.9) 7 2006-2010
Baker County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Chattahoochee County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Echols County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Schley County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Taliaferro County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Webster County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/24/2014 1:42 pm.
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.
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.