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Incidence Rate Report for Georgia by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Georgia7 55.0 (54.1, 56.0) 2,635 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 54.4 (54.2, 54.5) 96,456 2006-2010
Heard County7 88.3 (59.3, 127.2) 6 2006-2010
Bartow County7 86.0 (74.6, 98.6) 42 2006-2010
Wilkinson County7 82.8 (54.8, 121.4) 6 2006-2010
Lee County7 82.6 (60.4, 110.0) 10 2006-2010
Evans County7 82.5 (54.2, 120.9) 5 2006-2010
Polk County7 82.4 (66.9, 100.5) 20 2006-2010
Lumpkin County7 81.6 (62.1, 105.3) 12 2006-2010
Berrien County7 78.9 (57.1, 106.5) 9 2006-2010
Walker County7 78.2 (67.0, 91.0) 35 2006-2010
Murray County7 77.6 (60.8, 97.6) 15 2006-2010
Lanier County7 77.2 (46.1, 121.6) 4 2006-2010
Crawford County7 76.4 (50.5, 111.7) 6 2006-2010
Clinch County7 76.4 (43.4, 126.0) 3 2006-2010
Haralson County7 75.1 (58.1, 95.9) 13 2006-2010
Gordon County7 74.4 (60.9, 90.1) 21 2006-2010
Floyd County7 74.0 (64.6, 84.5) 45 2006-2010
Pierce County7 73.3 (51.7, 101.1) 8 2006-2010
Butts County7 73.2 (53.7, 97.8) 10 2006-2010
Chattooga County7 73.0 (55.2, 95.1) 12 2006-2010
Stephens County7 72.5 (55.9, 92.9) 13 2006-2010
Whitfield County7 71.7 (61.6, 82.9) 37 2006-2010
Pickens County7 71.2 (54.9, 91.3) 13 2006-2010
Effingham County7 70.9 (55.5, 89.2) 15 2006-2010
Paulding County7 70.7 (60.3, 82.2) 36 2006-2010
Monroe County7 70.5 (52.8, 92.4) 11 2006-2010
Tattnall County7 69.0 (50.0, 93.3) 9 2006-2010
Cook County7 68.6 (47.2, 96.5) 7 2006-2010
Dawson County7 66.7 (46.0, 93.5) 8 2006-2010
Dade County7 66.4 (45.9, 93.7) 7 2006-2010
Putnam County7 66.3 (48.4, 89.3) 10 2006-2010
Bleckley County7 65.7 (43.2, 96.8) 5 2006-2010
Jackson County7 65.5 (53.2, 79.8) 21 2006-2010
Douglas County7 64.8 (55.3, 75.3) 36 2006-2010
Hall County7 64.3 (56.9, 72.4) 55 2006-2010
McDuffie County7 64.0 (46.5, 86.3) 9 2006-2010
Colquitt County7 63.6 (50.3, 79.5) 16 2006-2010
Cherokee County7 63.6 (56.2, 71.6) 57 2006-2010
Union County7 63.2 (48.2, 82.8) 13 2006-2010
Madison County7 63.1 (46.9, 83.3) 10 2006-2010
Montgomery County7 63.1 (35.7, 104.1) 3 2006-2010
Newton County7 63.0 (52.8, 74.4) 28 2006-2010
Barrow County7 62.2 (50.6, 75.7) 20 2006-2010
Troup County7 61.7 (51.1, 74.0) 24 2006-2010
Richmond County7 61.5 (55.1, 68.6) 66 2006-2010
Carroll County7 60.9 (51.9, 71.1) 33 2006-2010
Towns County7 60.5 (39.1, 93.0) 6 2006-2010
Seminole County7 60.1 (37.0, 94.7) 4 2006-2010
McIntosh County7 60.0 (39.0, 89.1) 5 2006-2010
Marion County7 59.9 (33.8, 99.8) 3 2006-2010
Catoosa County7 59.7 (49.4, 71.6) 24 2006-2010
Grady County7 59.5 (43.4, 79.8) 9 2006-2010
Walton County7 59.3 (49.5, 70.5) 27 2006-2010
Fannin County7 59.1 (44.7, 77.7) 12 2006-2010
Forsyth County7 59.0 (50.8, 68.1) 39 2006-2010
Elbert County7 58.6 (42.4, 79.7) 9 2006-2010
Burke County7 58.5 (41.0, 80.9) 7 2006-2010
Screven County7 58.2 (38.8, 84.7) 6 2006-2010
Clayton County7 58.2 (51.2, 65.8) 56 2006-2010
Peach County7 58.1 (42.1, 78.5) 9 2006-2010
Franklin County7 57.9 (42.5, 77.7) 9 2006-2010
White County7 57.9 (43.1, 76.5) 11 2006-2010
Glynn County7 57.8 (48.9, 68.0) 30 2006-2010
Chatham County7 57.6 (52.2, 63.4) 85 2006-2010
Bibb County7 57.2 (50.5, 64.5) 54 2006-2010
Muscogee County7 57.1 (50.8, 63.9) 61 2006-2010
Dodge County7 57.0 (39.9, 79.3) 7 2006-2010
Ben Hill County7 56.6 (38.5, 80.7) 6 2006-2010
Harris County7 56.4 (41.9, 74.7) 10 2006-2010
Houston County7 56.2 (48.4, 64.9) 38 2006-2010
Thomas County7 56.2 (44.7, 69.9) 17 2006-2010
Appling County7 56.2 (37.6, 81.1) 6 2006-2010
Baldwin County7 55.9 (43.5, 71.0) 14 2006-2010
Crisp County7 55.9 (40.2, 76.1) 8 2006-2010
Coffee County7 55.8 (42.4, 72.0) 12 2006-2010
Clarke County7 55.1 (45.8, 65.9) 25 2006-2010
Bryan County7 55.1 (37.9, 77.1) 7 2006-2010
Wayne County7 54.9 (39.9, 73.9) 9 2006-2010
Lamar County7 54.3 (36.7, 78.0) 6 2006-2010
Jasper County7 54.3 (33.6, 83.4) 4 2006-2010
Coweta County7 53.9 (45.6, 63.1) 32 2006-2010
Emanuel County7 53.8 (37.6, 74.8) 7 2006-2010
Bacon County7 53.6 (31.5, 85.9) 4 2006-2010
Columbia County7 53.6 (45.4, 62.8) 32 2006-2010
Upson County7 53.3 (39.5, 70.7) 10 2006-2010
Jones County7 53.2 (38.5, 72.0) 9 2006-2010
Ware County7 52.8 (40.6, 67.9) 13 2006-2010
Henry County7 52.6 (45.4, 60.5) 41 2006-2010
Camden County7 52.5 (39.0, 69.0) 11 2006-2010
Bulloch County7 52.1 (40.9, 65.5) 15 2006-2010
Rockdale County7 52.0 (42.6, 62.8) 22 2006-2010
Meriwether County7 51.6 (36.8, 71.0) 8 2006-2010
Fulton County7 51.4 (48.2, 54.7) 207 2006-2010
Brantley County7 51.2 (33.1, 76.0) 5 2006-2010
Spalding County7 51.1 (41.3, 62.6) 19 2006-2010
Sumter County7 51.1 (37.7, 67.9) 10 2006-2010
Rabun County7 51.0 (34.4, 74.1) 7 2006-2010
Hart County7 51.0 (37.5, 68.4) 10 2006-2010
Early County7 50.3 (31.0, 78.3) 4 2006-2010
Cobb County7 50.3 (46.6, 54.1) 145 2006-2010
Oglethorpe County7 50.2 (31.6, 76.5) 5 2006-2010
Lowndes County7 49.9 (41.3, 59.7) 24 2006-2010
Wilkes County7 49.9 (30.5, 79.0) 4 2006-2010
Brooks County7 49.2 (32.2, 72.7) 5 2006-2010
Dougherty County7 48.7 (40.8, 57.7) 27 2006-2010
Twiggs County7 48.6 (28.1, 80.5) 3 2006-2010
Pike County7 48.3 (29.9, 73.9) 4 2006-2010
Morgan County7 48.2 (31.9, 70.6) 6 2006-2010
Habersham County7 47.0 (36.2, 60.2) 13 2006-2010
Toombs County7 46.9 (33.3, 64.4) 8 2006-2010
Fayette County7 46.4 (38.7, 55.2) 27 2006-2010
Mitchell County7 46.3 (31.7, 65.7) 7 2006-2010
Gwinnett County7 46.1 (42.4, 50.0) 124 2006-2010
Banks County7 45.6 (27.6, 70.9) 4 2006-2010
Liberty County7 45.3 (32.5, 61.2) 9 2006-2010
Worth County7 45.3 (30.8, 64.7) 6 2006-2010
Gilmer County7 45.1 (32.7, 61.2) 9 2006-2010
DeKalb County7 45.1 (41.7, 48.6) 140 2006-2010
Decatur County7 43.5 (30.6, 60.2) 8 2006-2010
Jeff Davis County7 42.9 (25.1, 68.8) 4 2006-2010
Laurens County7 40.2 (30.7, 51.7) 12 2006-2010
Tift County7 40.0 (29.3, 53.4) 9 2006-2010
Jefferson County7 38.3 (23.8, 58.9) 4 2006-2010
Pulaski County7 38.2 (21.8, 63.4) 3 2006-2010
Washington County7 36.2 (22.8, 54.8) 5 2006-2010
Telfair County7 35.6 (21.1, 57.9) 4 2006-2010
Greene County7 29.3 (17.6, 47.7) 4 2006-2010
Oconee County7 27.9 (17.3, 42.8) 4 2006-2010
Atkinson County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Baker County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Calhoun County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Candler County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Charlton County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Chattahoochee County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Clay County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Dooly County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Echols County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Glascock County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Hancock County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Irwin County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Jenkins County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Johnson County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Lincoln County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Long County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Macon County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Miller County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Quitman County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Randolph County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Schley County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Stewart County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Talbot County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Taliaferro County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Taylor County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Terrell County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Treutlen County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Turner County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Warren County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Webster County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Wheeler County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Wilcox County7
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/24/2014 4:26 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.
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.