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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for New York by County

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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 York6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 492.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 491.6 to 494.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 105,138.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.2
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 459.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 459.4 to 460.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,514,446 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Wyoming County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 585.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 555.1 to 618.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 281.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Rensselaer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 546.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 530.8 to 562.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 984.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 544.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 521.4 to 569.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 418.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.3
    Chautauqua County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 543.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 527.5 to 559.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 931.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.7
    Erie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 539.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 532.9 to 545.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6,062.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Suffolk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 536.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 531.6 to 541.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8,869.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Clinton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 533.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 512.4 to 555.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 481.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1
    Onondaga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 533.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 524.5 to 542.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,819.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Oswego County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 529.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 511.6 to 547.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 691.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.6
    Tioga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 525.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 500.4 to 552.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 332.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.8
    Chemung County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 525.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 506.4 to 545.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 575.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    Wayne County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 525.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 506.3 to 545.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 575.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    Warren County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 523.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 501.3 to 545.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 458.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 521.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 499.1 to 544.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 431.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.7
    Fulton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 521.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 496.8 to 546.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 361.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.7
    Nassau County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 520.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 515.6 to 525.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8,452.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Richmond County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 520.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 511.4 to 529.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,633.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.1
    Greene County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 519.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 494.6 to 545.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 343.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 517.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 498.5 to 537.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 567.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Niagara County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 515.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 503.6 to 528.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,394.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    Putnam County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 513.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 493.8 to 533.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 557.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Cortland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 512.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 484.8 to 540.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 273.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Cattaraugus County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 511.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 491.8 to 532.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 505.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.3
    Chenango County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 510.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 485.8 to 536.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 333.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.2
    Saratoga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 508.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 496.2 to 521.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,269.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Orange County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 508.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 498.2 to 519.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,844.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.2
    Albany County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 508.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 497.9 to 519.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,764.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.1
    St. Lawrence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 507.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 489.8 to 525.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 637.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Rockland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 505.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 494.9 to 516.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,695.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 505.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 498.7 to 512.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 4,244.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    Genesee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 505.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 482.1 to 529.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 372.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.7
    Broome County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 501.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 488.9 to 514.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,247.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.6
    Hamilton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 501.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 432.4 to 580.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 42.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Seneca County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 499.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 469.9 to 531.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 216.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Ontario County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 498.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 480.8 to 515.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 656.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.3
    Schuyler County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 497.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 457.8 to 540.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 120.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2.1
    Montgomery County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 497.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 472.2 to 522.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 320.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.7
    Oneida County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 496.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 485.1 to 508.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,441.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.6
    Westchester County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 492.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 486.8 to 498.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5,437.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.9
    Allegany County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 492.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 466.5 to 519.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 279.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.3
    Schenectady County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 492.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 478.0 to 507.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 905.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Tompkins County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 489.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 469.4 to 511.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 453.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Yates County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 488.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.5 to 525.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 155.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.2
    Cayuga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 488.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 468.2 to 508.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 477.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.5
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 487.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 466.7 to 509.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 423.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Dutchess County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 486.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 476.2 to 497.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,626.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.5
    Herkimer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 486.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 465.2 to 509.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 404.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Ulster County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 486.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 473.5 to 500.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,079.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.7
    Sullivan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 484.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 464.2 to 505.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 455.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Steuben County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 478.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 461.3 to 496.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 585.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.5
    Orleans County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 477.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 450.7 to 505.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 242.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Livingston County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 477.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 454.8 to 500.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 351.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.6
    Franklin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 475.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 450.2 to 501.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 275.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.2
    New York County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 474.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 469.5 to 478.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8,134.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.9
    Schoharie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 472.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 442.0 to 503.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 193.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Lewis County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 469.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 436.2 to 504.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 152.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.1
    Essex County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 464.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 439.0 to 491.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 253.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.7
    Otsego County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 464.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 442.7 to 487.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 364.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Delaware County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 462.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 439.2 to 486.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 318.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4
    Bronx County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 457.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 452.3 to 463.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 5,760.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.7
    Kings County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 454.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 451.0 to 458.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 11,123.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.8
    Queens County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 439.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 435.9 to 443.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10,446.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.9


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/26/2014 1:08 am.
    Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada.
    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 1969-2012 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 2013 submission.

    1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission and SEER November 2013 submission.
    6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission. State rates include rates from metropolitan areas funded by SEER.
    10 Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with NPCR January 2014 data.

    Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are EAPCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

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