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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Mississippi by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Melanoma of the Skin, 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


    Mississippi6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.3 to 14.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 213.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.2
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 15.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.7 to 15.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 26,903 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    DeSoto County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 7.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 4.8 to 10.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 16.5
    Hinds County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 7.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 5.8 to 10.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.1
    Warren County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.6 to 19.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 21.6
    Forrest County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.8 to 20.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.8
    Pike County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.7 to 22.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.5
    Harrison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 13.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.8 to 17.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Pearl River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.9 to 21.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.7
    Lamar County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.4 to 22.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 14.4
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.0 to 23.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0
    Lauderdale County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.0 to 20.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.2
    Lee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 14.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.3 to 21.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9.1
    Lafayette County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 15.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.9 to 25.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 18.5
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 18.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.0 to 23.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -17.7
    Jones County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 18.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.2 to 25.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 19.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.4 to 29.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.4
    Alcorn County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 19.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.8 to 29.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.3
    Rankin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 21.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.2 to 27.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.3
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 22.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.0 to 29.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.5
    Marion County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 23.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 37.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 23.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 37.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.4
    Grenada County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 27.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.8 to 44.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 13.5
    Adams County6,10
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    Amite County6,10
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    Attala County6,10
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    Benton County6,10
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    Bolivar County6,10
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    Calhoun County6,10
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    Carroll County6,10
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    Chickasaw County6,10
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    Choctaw County6,10
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    Claiborne County6,10
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    Clarke County6,10
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    Clay County6,10
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    Coahoma County6,10
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    Copiah County6,10
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    Covington County6,10
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    Franklin County6,10
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    George County6,10
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    Greene County6,10
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    Hancock County6,10
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    Holmes County6,10
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    Humphreys County6,10
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    Issaquena County6,10
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    Itawamba County6,10
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    Jasper County6,10
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    Jefferson County6,10
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    Jefferson Davis County6,10
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    Kemper County6,10
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    Lawrence County6,10
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    Leake County6,10
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    Leflore County6,10
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    Lowndes County6,10
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    Marshall County6,10
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    Montgomery County6,10
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    Neshoba County6,10
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    • Recent Trend : rising rising trend
    • Recent AAPC : 52.9
    Newton County6,10
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    Noxubee County6,10
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    Oktibbeha County6,10
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    Panola County6,10
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    Perry County6,10
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    Pontotoc County6,10
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    Prentiss County6,10
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    Quitman County6,10
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    Scott County6,10
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    Sharkey County6,10
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    Simpson County6,10
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    Smith County6,10
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    Stone County6,10
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    Sunflower County6,10
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    Tallahatchie County6,10
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    Tate County6,10
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    Tippah County6,10
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    Tishomingo County6,10
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    Tunica County6,10
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    Walthall County6,10
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    Washington County6,10
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    Wayne County6,10
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    Webster County6,10
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    Wilkinson County6,10
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    Winston County6,10
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    Yalobusha County6,10
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    Yazoo County6,10
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    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/24/2014 4:30 am.
    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.