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Incidence Rate Report for Mississippi by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Mississippi6 52.0 (50.8, 53.1) 1,590 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 43.9 (43.8, 44.0) 141,283 2006-2010
Adams County6 55.5 (45.5, 67.1) 22 2006-2010
Alcorn County6 46.9 (38.2, 57.1) 21 2006-2010
Amite County6 51.6 (36.9, 70.5) 9 2006-2010
Attala County6 43.8 (32.5, 57.8) 11 2006-2010
Benton County6 56.7 (38.1, 81.6) 6 2006-2010
Bolivar County6 75.9 (63.3, 90.3) 26 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 53.1 (39.2, 70.5) 10 2006-2010
Carroll County6 37.9 (24.6, 56.5) 5 2006-2010
Chickasaw County6 62.7 (47.9, 80.6) 12 2006-2010
Choctaw County6 43.8 (27.6, 66.6) 5 2006-2010
Claiborne County6 62.6 (41.6, 90.2) 6 2006-2010
Clarke County6 68.3 (53.2, 86.7) 14 2006-2010
Clay County6 56.9 (44.0, 72.4) 14 2006-2010
Coahoma County6 58.0 (45.6, 72.8) 15 2006-2010
Copiah County6 60.7 (49.2, 74.2) 20 2006-2010
Covington County6 41.9 (30.7, 56.0) 9 2006-2010
DeSoto County6 47.6 (42.5, 53.3) 65 2006-2010
Forrest County6 49.2 (42.1, 57.2) 34 2006-2010
Franklin County6 66.4 (45.3, 94.4) 7 2006-2010
George County6 47.4 (35.0, 62.6) 10 2006-2010
Greene County6 47.6 (32.2, 67.7) 6 2006-2010
Grenada County6 60.2 (47.4, 75.5) 15 2006-2010
Hancock County6 37.1 (29.9, 45.6) 19 2006-2010
Harrison County6 40.3 (36.2, 44.7) 74 2006-2010
Hinds County6 58.1 (53.7, 62.7) 134 2006-2010
Holmes County6 85.0 (67.7, 105.5) 17 2006-2010
Humphreys County6 68.4 (47.2, 96.0) 7 2006-2010
Issaquena County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Itawamba County6 68.8 (55.5, 84.6) 19 2006-2010
Jackson County6 45.2 (40.2, 50.6) 63 2006-2010
Jasper County6 54.7 (41.4, 71.3) 12 2006-2010
Jefferson County6 58.8 (37.2, 88.3) 5 2006-2010
Jefferson Davis County6 56.4 (40.9, 76.3) 9 2006-2010
Jones County6 43.8 (37.3, 51.2) 33 2006-2010
Kemper County6 56.0 (38.7, 78.6) 7 2006-2010
Lafayette County6 52.2 (42.2, 63.7) 20 2006-2010
Lamar County6 36.1 (28.7, 44.7) 17 2006-2010
Lauderdale County6 45.7 (39.6, 52.5) 41 2006-2010
Lawrence County6 52.3 (37.2, 71.9) 8 2006-2010
Leake County6 51.7 (39.7, 66.3) 13 2006-2010
Lee County6 56.1 (49.1, 63.9) 47 2006-2010
Leflore County6 70.6 (58.1, 84.9) 23 2006-2010
Lincoln County6 44.0 (35.2, 54.5) 17 2006-2010
Lowndes County6 49.6 (42.1, 58.2) 31 2006-2010
Madison County6 48.1 (41.6, 55.2) 41 2006-2010
Marion County6 50.1 (39.5, 62.7) 16 2006-2010
Marshall County6 45.4 (36.2, 56.2) 18 2006-2010
Monroe County6 54.8 (45.2, 65.9) 24 2006-2010
Montgomery County6 57.5 (40.8, 79.2) 8 2006-2010
Neshoba County6 43.7 (33.9, 55.5) 14 2006-2010
Newton County6 51.7 (39.8, 66.2) 13 2006-2010
Noxubee County6 46.7 (31.1, 67.3) 6 2006-2010
Oktibbeha County6 53.1 (42.7, 65.2) 18 2006-2010
Panola County6 61.6 (50.5, 74.3) 22 2006-2010
Pearl River County6 53.8 (45.9, 62.8) 34 2006-2010
Perry County6 66.1 (47.7, 89.4) 9 2006-2010
Pike County6 52.8 (43.6, 63.3) 24 2006-2010
Pontotoc County6 42.5 (32.8, 54.1) 13 2006-2010
Prentiss County6 52.6 (41.6, 65.7) 16 2006-2010
Quitman County6 47.2 (29.8, 71.4) 5 2006-2010
Rankin County6 47.4 (42.2, 53.1) 63 2006-2010
Scott County6 69.6 (56.5, 84.7) 20 2006-2010
Sharkey County6 67.1 (40.4, 105.1) 4 2006-2010
Simpson County6 40.8 (31.0, 52.6) 12 2006-2010
Smith County6 44.3 (31.6, 60.7) 8 2006-2010
Stone County6 48.7 (34.4, 66.8) 8 2006-2010
Sunflower County6 57.5 (45.2, 72.2) 15 2006-2010
Tallahatchie County6 54.8 (39.2, 74.4) 8 2006-2010
Tate County6 53.7 (41.9, 67.7) 15 2006-2010
Tippah County6 41.4 (30.8, 54.6) 10 2006-2010
Tishomingo County6 60.2 (47.4, 75.7) 16 2006-2010
Tunica County6 64.7 (43.5, 92.4) 6 2006-2010
Union County6 56.0 (44.6, 69.5) 17 2006-2010
Walthall County6 62.9 (47.3, 82.1) 11 2006-2010
Warren County6 53.9 (45.3, 63.7) 28 2006-2010
Washington County6 67.9 (58.3, 78.6) 37 2006-2010
Wayne County6 60.1 (46.7, 76.3) 14 2006-2010
Webster County6 72.7 (53.1, 97.5) 9 2006-2010
Wilkinson County6 64.2 (45.4, 88.7) 8 2006-2010
Winston County6 54.2 (41.6, 69.5) 13 2006-2010
Yalobusha County6 57.7 (42.1, 77.5) 9 2006-2010
Yazoo County6 64.4 (51.6, 79.4) 18 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/24/2014 4:25 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.