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Incidence Rate Report for New Hampshire by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Lung & Bronchus, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
County
Annual Incidence Rate
over rate period
(95% Confidence Interval)

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
New Hampshire6 62.2 (59.7, 64.7) 490 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 54.4 (54.2, 54.5) 96,456 2006-2010
Rockingham County6 69.1 (63.5, 75.1) 116 2006-2010
Strafford County6 67.5 (58.8, 77.1) 44 2006-2010
Belknap County6 65.3 (54.7, 77.5) 28 2006-2010
Hillsborough County6 61.8 (57.2, 66.8) 136 2006-2010
Merrimack County6 59.5 (52.5, 67.2) 54 2006-2010
Sullivan County6 58.2 (46.6, 72.3) 18 2006-2010
Coos County6 56.6 (44.1, 72.2) 14 2006-2010
Carroll County6 56.5 (46.3, 68.9) 22 2006-2010
Cheshire County6 56.2 (47.1, 66.8) 27 2006-2010
Grafton County6 53.8 (45.5, 63.4) 31 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/16/2014 5:29 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.