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Incidence Rate Report for Montana by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Lung & Bronchus, 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

  • Montana6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.7 to 63.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 710.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 65.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 208,653 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Toole County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 114.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.8 to 162.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Musselshell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.4 to 150.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 95.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.5 to 125.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Glacier County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 89.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.5 to 118.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fallon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.4 to 138.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hill County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.7 to 104.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Powell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.8 to 109.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.7 to 92.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cascade County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.9 to 83.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 74.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mineral County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.0 to 114.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Blaine County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.3 to 109.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Phillips County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.5 to 112.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pondera County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.7 to 102.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dawson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.4 to 94.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis and Clark County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.6 to 77.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 47.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Stillwater County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.7 to 92.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Missoula County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.1 to 71.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 63.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Silver Bow County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.5 to 75.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yellowstone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.8 to 69.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 103.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lake County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.9 to 74.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fergus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.4 to 79.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Custer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.3 to 80.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Broadwater County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.7 to 93.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Roosevelt County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.3 to 86.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sanders County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.2 to 79.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Beaverhead County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.8 to 83.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Deer Lodge County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.1 to 82.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Big Horn County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 82.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Teton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.5 to 86.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Flathead County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 63.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.5 to 79.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sheridan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.1 to 91.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ravalli County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.7 to 60.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Park County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.1 to 61.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gallatin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.2 to 52.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chouteau County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.9 to 71.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.2 to 63.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Valley County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.2 to 63.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rosebud County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.9 to 60.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carbon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.8 to 54.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carter County6
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  • Daniels County6
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  • Garfield County6
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  • Golden Valley County6
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  • Granite County6
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  • Judith Basin County6
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  • Liberty County6
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  • McCone County6
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  • Meagher County6
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  • Petroleum County6
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  • Powder River County6
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  • Prairie County6
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  • Sweet Grass County6
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  • Treasure County6
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  • Wheatland County6
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  • Wibaux County6
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/21/2014 4:00 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.