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Incidence Rate Report for New York by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Colon & Rectum, 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 York6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.8 to 46.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9,779.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.8 to 44.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 141,283 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.7 to 77.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 67.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cattaraugus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.3 to 62.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 55.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.4 to 64.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fulton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.4 to 62.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schuyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.7 to 68.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.6 to 62.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.8 to 58.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 65.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orleans County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.7 to 62.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oswego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.7 to 58.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 66.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cortland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.4 to 61.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Allegany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.7 to 61.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.8 to 64.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chenango County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.6 to 59.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rensselaer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.4 to 56.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 90.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Columbia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.6 to 57.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Broome County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.3 to 54.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 130.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kings County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.9 to 51.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,202.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ulster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.8 to 54.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 109.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tioga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 58.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schenectady County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.3 to 54.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 93.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.7 to 55.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 53.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Herkimer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.6 to 56.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 41.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schoharie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.8 to 59.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richmond County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.1 to 51.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 237.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bronx County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.1 to 50.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 594.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.3 to 52.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 169.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Suffolk County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.0 to 50.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 781.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.7 to 55.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 39.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.5 to 54.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 52.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dutchess County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.6 to 51.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 155.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clinton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 54.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 42.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chemung County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 53.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 53.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Queens County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 48.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,110.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Steuben County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.3 to 52.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Livingston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 53.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Genesee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 53.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Delaware County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.6 to 53.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Seneca County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.8 to 55.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Saratoga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.9 to 48.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 106.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Erie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.7 to 46.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 510.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chautauqua County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.9 to 49.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 77.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Albany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 47.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 155.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oneida County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.3 to 47.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 130.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Essex County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.2 to 52.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.7 to 45.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 370.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Niagara County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.0 to 47.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 119.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Westchester County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.7 to 45.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 481.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nassau County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.9 to 44.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 716.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tompkins County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.2 to 49.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 39.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Onondaga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.6 to 45.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 228.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cayuga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.9 to 48.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 42.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otsego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 49.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rockland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.9 to 45.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 137.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.1 to 47.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.8 to 48.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 39.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.2 to 46.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • New York County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 39.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.4 to 41.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 672.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 39.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.4 to 46.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yates County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.3 to 48.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ontario County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.9 to 41.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 46.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hamilton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.1 to 63.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/15/2014 5:35 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.
    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.