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Incidence Rate Report for New Mexico 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

  • New Mexico3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.5 to 39.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 442.
  • 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.
  • Quay County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.6 to 95.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Eddy County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.4 to 68.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chaves County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.9 to 62.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Roosevelt County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.1 to 74.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Curry County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.9 to 60.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Luna County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.1 to 63.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otero County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.6 to 56.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lea County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.7 to 57.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Juan County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 53.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sierra County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.8 to 67.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Valencia County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.3 to 53.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cibola County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.1 to 58.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Socorro County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 40.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.6 to 63.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.4 to 55.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dona Ana County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.3 to 44.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 41.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bernalillo County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.9 to 39.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 132.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grant County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.4 to 50.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Santa Fe County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 34.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.0 to 40.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sandoval County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.8 to 40.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Taos County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.2 to 46.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Miguel County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 26.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.2 to 39.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rio Arriba County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 30.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Catron County7
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  • Colfax County7
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  • De Baca County7
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  • Guadalupe County7
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  • Harding County7
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  • Hidalgo County7
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  • Los Alamos County7
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  • McKinley County7
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  • Mora County7
  • Rate - *
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  • Torrance County7
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  • Union County7
  • Rate - *
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/01/2014 11:54 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.
    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.