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Incidence Rate Report for Maine by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Maine6 6.6 (5.8, 7.5) 49 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 7.8 (7.7, 7.9) 12,390 2006-2010
Kennebec County6 9.3 (6.2, 13.3) 6 2006-2010
Androscoggin County6 7.6 (4.7, 11.5) 4 2006-2010
Cumberland County6 6.7 (4.9, 8.8) 10 2006-2010
York County6 5.5 (3.7, 8.0) 6 2006-2010
Penobscot County6 4.6 (2.7, 7.2) 4 2006-2010
Aroostook County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Franklin County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Hancock County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Knox County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Lincoln County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Oxford County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Piscataquis County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Sagadahoc County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Somerset County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Waldo County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Washington County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/31/2014 9:30 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.
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.