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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Minnesota by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Cancer Sites, All Ages
Sorted by Rate

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


    Minnesota6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 474.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 472.2 to 477.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26,762.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.6
    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
    Aitkin County6
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    Anoka County6
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    Becker County6
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    Beltrami County6
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    Benton County6
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    Big Stone County6
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    Blue Earth County6
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    Brown County6
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    Carlton County6
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    Carver County6
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    Cass County6
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    Chippewa County6
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    Chisago County6
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    Clay County6
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    Clearwater County6
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    Cook County6
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    Cottonwood County6
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    Crow Wing County6
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    Dakota County6
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    Dodge County6
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    Douglas County6
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    Faribault County6
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    Fillmore County6
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    Freeborn County6
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    Goodhue County6
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    Grant County6
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    Hennepin County6
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    Houston County6
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    Hubbard County6
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    Isanti County6
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    Itasca County6
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    Jackson County6
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    Kanabec County6
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    Kandiyohi County6
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    Kittson County6
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    Koochiching County6
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    Lac qui Parle County6
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    Lake County6
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    Lake of the Woods County6
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    Le Sueur County6
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    Lincoln County6
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    Lyon County6
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    Mahnomen County6
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    Marshall County6
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    Martin County6
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    McLeod County6
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    Meeker County6
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    Mille Lacs County6
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    Morrison County6
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    Mower County6
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    Murray County6
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    Nicollet County6
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    Nobles County6
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    Norman County6
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    Olmsted County6
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    Otter Tail County6
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    Pennington County6
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    Pine County6
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    Pipestone County6
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    Polk County6
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    Pope County6
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    Ramsey County6
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    Red Lake County6
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    Redwood County6
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    Renville County6
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    Rice County6
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    Rock County6
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    Roseau County6
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    Scott County6
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    Sherburne County6
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    Sibley County6
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    St. Louis County6
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    Stearns County6
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    Steele County6
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    Stevens County6
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    Swift County6
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    Todd County6
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    Traverse County6
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    Wabasha County6
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    Wadena County6
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    Waseca County6
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    Washington County6
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    Watonwan County6
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    Wilkin County6
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    Winona County6
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    Wright County6
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    Yellow Medicine County6
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    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/25/2014 12:45 pm.
    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.
    * 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 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.

    Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.