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Incidence Rate Report for Maine 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
Maine6 67.3 (64.9, 69.8) 609 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 54.4 (54.2, 54.5) 96,456 2006-2010
Waldo County6 81.9 (67.0, 99.4) 22 2006-2010
Washington County6 80.1 (65.1, 98.1) 21 2006-2010
Penobscot County6 79.6 (71.8, 88.0) 77 2006-2010
Androscoggin County6 76.1 (66.9, 86.2) 51 2006-2010
Oxford County6 75.0 (63.6, 88.1) 31 2006-2010
Kennebec County6 71.2 (63.2, 80.1) 58 2006-2010
Hancock County6 69.5 (58.2, 82.6) 28 2006-2010
Somerset County6 67.6 (56.0, 81.2) 24 2006-2010
Aroostook County6 64.4 (55.3, 74.9) 36 2006-2010
York County6 63.4 (57.4, 69.9) 83 2006-2010
Sagadahoc County6 60.5 (47.0, 76.9) 14 2006-2010
Cumberland County6 60.3 (55.2, 65.7) 108 2006-2010
Lincoln County6 58.5 (46.7, 73.1) 18 2006-2010
Piscataquis County6 56.7 (40.4, 78.8) 8 2006-2010
Knox County6 56.1 (44.8, 69.9) 18 2006-2010
Franklin County6 55.6 (41.9, 72.7) 11 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/02/2014 4:33 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.

1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission. State rates include rates from metropolitan areas funded by SEER.

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.