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Incidence Rate Report for Montana by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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 56.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.7 to 59.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 342.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 54.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96,456 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pondera County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 85.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 137.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dawson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 83.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.1 to 127.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hill County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.0 to 111.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.1 to 120.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Glacier County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.6 to 111.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.7 to 97.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis and Clark County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 85.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cascade County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.4 to 82.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fergus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.3 to 91.1.
  • 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 36.0 to 95.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yellowstone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.3 to 66.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 52.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Stillwater County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.8 to 97.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Beaverhead County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.1 to 95.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Silver Bow County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 70.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.8 to 89.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Missoula County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.3 to 63.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 29.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Custer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.3 to 80.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lake County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.5 to 65.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Flathead County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 56.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ravalli County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 59.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sanders County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.6 to 71.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gallatin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.6 to 54.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Park County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.5 to 57.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Big Horn County6
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  • Blaine County6
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  • Broadwater County6
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  • Carbon County6
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  • Carter County6
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  • Chouteau County6
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  • Daniels County6
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  • Fallon 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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  • Madison County6
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  • McCone County6
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  • Meagher County6
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  • Mineral County6
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  • Musselshell County6
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  • Petroleum County6
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  • Phillips County6
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  • Powder River County6
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  • Powell County6
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  • Prairie County6
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  • Roosevelt County6
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  • Rosebud County6
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  • Sheridan County6
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  • Sweet Grass County6
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  • Teton County6
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  • Toole County6
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  • Treasure County6
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  • Valley County6
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  • Wheatland County6
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  • Wibaux County6
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/01/2014 7:49 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.