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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Nebraska 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


    Nebraska6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.9 to 52.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 550.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.3
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.5 to 54.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 98,832 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Boone County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 74.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.5 to 132.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -38.4
    Clay County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.7 to 117.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.4
    Merrick County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.5 to 108.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 15.2
    Douglas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.6 to 72.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 178.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.5
    Saunders County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.1 to 86.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 12.3
    Cass County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.6 to 83.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -9
    Dodge County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 60.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.7 to 75.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.4
    Richardson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.1 to 96.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -23.5
    Dakota County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.4 to 83.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -24.6
    Sarpy County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.1 to 67.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 37.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.6
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 56.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.9 to 79.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -16
    Red Willow County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 56.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.8 to 87.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.7
    Adams County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 55.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.3 to 72.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.4
    Holt County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.7 to 86.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 11.2
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 52.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.6 to 68.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Knox County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.3 to 84.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0
    Hall County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.3 to 62.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.2
    Burt County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.1 to 87.4.
    • 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
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.2 to 63.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.3
    Lancaster County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 45.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.7 to 50.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 65.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.9
    Scotts Bluff County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 45.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.0 to 58.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Otoe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 44.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.3 to 66.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -22.8
    Saline County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 44.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.4 to 71.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.4
    Buffalo County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 43.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.1 to 56.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15.2
    Gage County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 39.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.1 to 57.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Dawson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 33.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 50.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 14.6
    Platte County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 32.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.9 to 45.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 26.5
    Seward County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 31.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.1 to 52.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Antelope County6,10
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    Arthur County6,10
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    Banner County6,10
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    Blaine County6,10
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    Box Butte County6,10
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    Boyd County6,10
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    Brown County6,10
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    Butler County6,10
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    Cedar County6,10
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    Chase County6,10
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    Cherry County6,10
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    Cheyenne County6,10
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    Colfax County6,10
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    Cuming County6,10
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    Custer County6,10
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    Dawes County6,10
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    • Recent AAPC : -9.2
    Deuel County6,10
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    Dixon County6,10
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    Dundy County6,10
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    Fillmore County6,10
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    Franklin County6,10
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    Frontier County6,10
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    Furnas County6,10
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    Garden County6,10
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    Garfield County6,10
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    Gosper County6,10
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    Grant County6,10
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    Greeley County6,10
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    Hamilton County6,10
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    Harlan County6,10
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    Hayes County6,10
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    Hitchcock County6,10
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    Hooker County6,10
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    Howard County6,10
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    Jefferson County6,10
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    Johnson County6,10
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    Kearney County6,10
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    Keith County6,10
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    Keya Paha County6,10
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    Kimball County6,10
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    Logan County6,10
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    Loup County6,10
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    McPherson County6,10
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    Morrill County6,10
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    Nance County6,10
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    Nemaha County6,10
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    Nuckolls County6,10
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    Pawnee County6,10
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    Perkins County6,10
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    Phelps County6,10
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    Pierce County6,10
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    Polk County6,10
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    Rock County6,10
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    Sheridan County6,10
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    Sherman County6,10
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    Sioux County6,10
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    Stanton County6,10
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    Thayer County6,10
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    Thomas County6,10
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    Thurston County6,10
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    Valley County6,10
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    Wayne County6,10
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    Webster County6,10
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    Wheeler County6,10
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    York County6,10
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    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2014 5:44 pm.
    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.