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Incidence Rate Report for Mississippi by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
Mississippi6 80.1 (78.7, 81.5) 2,466 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 65.0 (64.9, 65.1) 208,653 2006-2010
Humphreys County6 114.2 (85.0, 150.1) 11 2006-2010
Stone County6 111.3 (89.4, 137.0) 19 2006-2010
Webster County6 108.3 (84.1, 137.7) 14 2006-2010
Itawamba County6 107.5 (90.7, 126.7) 30 2006-2010
Sharkey County6 105.9 (72.1, 150.7) 6 2006-2010
Lawrence County6 104.0 (82.3, 130.0) 16 2006-2010
Pearl River County6 104.0 (93.0, 115.9) 68 2006-2010
Perry County6 103.1 (79.7, 131.3) 14 2006-2010
Scott County6 98.5 (82.9, 116.2) 29 2006-2010
Yalobusha County6 96.9 (76.8, 121.0) 16 2006-2010
Alcorn County6 96.7 (84.4, 110.5) 45 2006-2010
Grenada County6 95.0 (78.9, 113.6) 25 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 93.0 (74.5, 115.1) 18 2006-2010
Lee County6 92.2 (83.2, 101.9) 78 2006-2010
Harrison County6 92.1 (85.9, 98.7) 167 2006-2010
Warren County6 90.4 (79.1, 102.9) 47 2006-2010
Holmes County6 88.4 (70.7, 109.3) 17 2006-2010
Tunica County6 88.0 (62.4, 120.2) 8 2006-2010
Quitman County6 87.6 (63.2, 118.5) 9 2006-2010
Monroe County6 87.4 (75.7, 100.6) 40 2006-2010
Marion County6 87.3 (73.3, 103.4) 27 2006-2010
Covington County6 86.9 (70.4, 106.1) 20 2006-2010
Prentiss County6 85.6 (71.2, 102.1) 25 2006-2010
Claiborne County6 85.4 (61.0, 116.3) 8 2006-2010
Forrest County6 82.9 (73.5, 93.1) 58 2006-2010
Jackson County6 82.6 (75.8, 89.8) 114 2006-2010
Yazoo County6 82.3 (67.9, 98.9) 23 2006-2010
Lowndes County6 82.2 (72.4, 93.1) 51 2006-2010
Tishomingo County6 81.9 (67.2, 99.2) 22 2006-2010
Attala County6 81.8 (66.8, 99.5) 21 2006-2010
Chickasaw County6 81.3 (64.6, 101.3) 16 2006-2010
Jefferson County6 81.0 (55.8, 113.8) 7 2006-2010
Lincoln County6 80.9 (68.7, 94.7) 32 2006-2010
Sunflower County6 80.6 (66.0, 97.5) 22 2006-2010
Copiah County6 80.5 (67.2, 95.7) 26 2006-2010
Pontotoc County6 80.5 (66.8, 96.1) 25 2006-2010
Tippah County6 80.2 (65.3, 97.7) 20 2006-2010
Panola County6 80.1 (67.5, 94.4) 29 2006-2010
Leflore County6 79.0 (65.6, 94.2) 25 2006-2010
Montgomery County6 78.8 (59.7, 102.5) 12 2006-2010
Hinds County6 78.5 (73.4, 83.9) 179 2006-2010
DeSoto County6 78.0 (71.3, 85.2) 103 2006-2010
Rankin County6 77.9 (71.2, 85.1) 102 2006-2010
Newton County6 77.8 (63.2, 94.9) 20 2006-2010
Pike County6 77.5 (66.5, 89.9) 36 2006-2010
Wayne County6 76.6 (61.4, 94.4) 18 2006-2010
Clarke County6 76.5 (60.8, 95.3) 17 2006-2010
Washington County6 76.1 (66.0, 87.3) 42 2006-2010
Coahoma County6 75.9 (61.7, 92.3) 20 2006-2010
Jefferson Davis County6 75.1 (57.3, 97.1) 12 2006-2010
Tate County6 74.5 (60.9, 90.3) 22 2006-2010
Noxubee County6 74.3 (54.4, 99.1) 9 2006-2010
Neshoba County6 74.0 (61.2, 88.8) 24 2006-2010
Kemper County6 73.4 (53.8, 98.1) 9 2006-2010
Carroll County6 73.3 (54.5, 97.1) 10 2006-2010
Lauderdale County6 73.2 (65.4, 81.7) 65 2006-2010
Benton County6 72.9 (51.5, 100.8) 8 2006-2010
Jones County6 72.7 (64.4, 81.9) 56 2006-2010
Hancock County6 72.7 (62.4, 84.2) 37 2006-2010
Simpson County6 71.7 (58.9, 86.6) 22 2006-2010
Marshall County6 71.5 (60.0, 84.6) 28 2006-2010
Lamar County6 71.3 (60.7, 83.1) 33 2006-2010
Amite County6 71.1 (54.7, 91.4) 13 2006-2010
Franklin County6 71.1 (50.2, 98.5) 8 2006-2010
Leake County6 71.0 (56.9, 87.6) 18 2006-2010
Madison County6 69.6 (61.6, 78.3) 57 2006-2010
George County6 69.6 (55.2, 86.7) 17 2006-2010
Greene County6 69.4 (50.4, 93.1) 9 2006-2010
Smith County6 69.3 (53.7, 88.3) 14 2006-2010
Winston County6 68.9 (55.0, 85.5) 17 2006-2010
Clay County6 68.8 (54.7, 85.6) 17 2006-2010
Adams County6 66.6 (56.0, 78.9) 28 2006-2010
Bolivar County6 66.6 (54.7, 80.3) 23 2006-2010
Wilkinson County6 66.6 (46.7, 92.1) 7 2006-2010
Walthall County6 66.3 (51.1, 85.1) 13 2006-2010
Union County6 65.8 (53.5, 80.1) 20 2006-2010
Jasper County6 64.1 (49.7, 81.8) 14 2006-2010
Tallahatchie County6 62.0 (45.5, 82.6) 9 2006-2010
Lafayette County6 58.8 (48.3, 70.9) 22 2006-2010
Oktibbeha County6 55.5 (44.9, 67.8) 19 2006-2010
Choctaw County6 50.5 (34.0, 73.1) 6 2006-2010
Issaquena County6
*
3 or fewer
2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/24/2014 5:40 pm.
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.