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Incidence Rate Report for New Jersey by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, 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

  • New Jersey3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.6 to 63.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5,946.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 65.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 208,653 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cape May County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 76.0 to 89.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 129.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gloucester County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 81.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 76.4 to 85.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 236.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cumberland County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.8 to 83.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 123.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Atlantic County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.5 to 81.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 239.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ocean County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.9 to 79.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 670.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Camden County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.0 to 78.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 407.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sussex County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 77.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 108.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Salem County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.9 to 78.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Burlington County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 71.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 341.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.2 to 74.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 84.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monmouth County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 70.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 473.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mercer County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.5 to 64.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 230.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Middlesex County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.0 to 59.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 465.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Passaic County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.0 to 59.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 275.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Essex County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.3 to 58.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 420.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morris County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.8 to 57.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 295.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bergen County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.8 to 55.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 587.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hudson County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.7 to 56.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 294.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hunterdon County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 59.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 71.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Somerset County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.7 to 56.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 167.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Union County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.8 to 52.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 275.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2014 2:47 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.
    3 Source: SEER November 2012 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
    7 Source: SEER November 2012 submission.

    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.