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Incidence Rate Report for New Hampshire by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Cancer Sites, 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

  • New Hampshire6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 498.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 493.4 to 503.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7,341.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 453.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.4 to 454.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,463,786 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rockingham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 527.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 516.3 to 539.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,691.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Belknap County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 510.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 488.0 to 534.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 400.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Strafford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 507.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 489.8 to 526.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 623.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Merrimack County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 507.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 491.9 to 523.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 841.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carroll County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 500.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 476.2 to 524.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 359.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hillsborough County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 489.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 479.4 to 498.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 2,013.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cheshire County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 488.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 467.5 to 509.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 440.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 467.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 441.6 to 493.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 262.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Coos County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 465.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 437.3 to 494.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 221.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grafton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 459.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 440.9 to 478.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 489.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/21/2014 12:21 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.

    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.