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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
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.3 to 53.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 547.
  • 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.
  • Boone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.4 to 133.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clay County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.6 to 122.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Douglas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.2 to 73.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 175.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Red Willow County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.8 to 95.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Burt County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.4 to 102.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dakota County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.4 to 87.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cass County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.5 to 82.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sarpy County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 68.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richardson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.8 to 95.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.4 to 73.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Saunders County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.2 to 78.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.2 to 79.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Adams County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 69.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dodge County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.6 to 66.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 68.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Colfax County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.6 to 86.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Knox County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.1 to 83.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Holt County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.9 to 81.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otoe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.3 to 72.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lancaster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.0 to 53.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 68.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Buffalo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 61.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Saline County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.8 to 71.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hall County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.7 to 56.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Scotts Bluff County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.9 to 57.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Box Butte County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.5 to 70.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gage County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.8 to 59.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dawson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 51.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Seward County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.4 to 54.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Platte County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 29.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.9 to 42.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Antelope County6
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  • Arthur County6
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  • Banner County6
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  • Blaine County6
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  • Boyd County6
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  • Brown County6
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  • Butler County6
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  • Cedar County6
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  • Chase County6
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  • Cherry County6
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  • Cheyenne County6
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  • Cuming County6
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  • Custer County6
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  • Dawes County6
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  • Deuel County6
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  • Dixon County6
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  • Dundy County6
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  • Fillmore County6
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  • Franklin County6
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  • Frontier County6
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  • Furnas County6
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  • Garden County6
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  • Garfield County6
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  • Gosper County6
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  • Grant County6
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  • Greeley County6
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  • Hamilton County6
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  • Harlan County6
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  • Hayes County6
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  • Hitchcock County6
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  • Hooker County6
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  • Howard County6
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  • Jefferson County6
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  • Johnson County6
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  • Kearney County6
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  • Keith County6
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  • Keya Paha County6
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  • Kimball County6
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  • Logan County6
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  • Loup County6
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  • McPherson County6
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  • Merrick County6
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  • Morrill County6
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  • Nance County6
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  • Nemaha County6
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  • Nuckolls County6
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  • Pawnee County6
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  • Perkins County6
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  • Phelps County6
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  • Pierce County6
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  • Polk County6
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  • Rock County6
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  • Sheridan County6
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  • Sherman County6
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  • Sioux County6
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  • Stanton County6
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  • Thayer County6
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  • Thomas County6
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  • Thurston County6
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  • Valley County6
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  • Wayne County6
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  • Webster County6
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  • Wheeler County6
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  • York County6
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/29/2014 12:37 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.