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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
County
Annual Incidence Rate
over rate period
(95% Confidence Interval)

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
New Hampshire6 498.6 (493.4, 503.8) 7,341 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 453.7 (453.4, 454.0) 1,463,786 2006-2010
Rockingham County6 527.8 (516.3, 539.4) 1,691 2006-2010
Belknap County6 510.7 (488.0, 534.2) 400 2006-2010
Strafford County6 507.7 (489.8, 526.1) 623 2006-2010
Merrimack County6 507.4 (491.9, 523.3) 841 2006-2010
Carroll County6 500.0 (476.2, 524.8) 359 2006-2010
Hillsborough County6 489.1 (479.4, 498.9) 2,013 2006-2010
Cheshire County6 488.0 (467.5, 509.3) 440 2006-2010
Sullivan County6 467.1 (441.6, 493.8) 262 2006-2010
Coos County6 465.1 (437.3, 494.4) 221 2006-2010
Grafton County6 459.3 (440.9, 478.4) 489 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/23/2014 12:09 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.

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.