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Incidence Rate Report for New York by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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 40.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.4 to 41.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,970.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.3 to 38.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 68,877 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yates County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 29.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.6 to 44.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ontario County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 32.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.8 to 39.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Essex County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 33.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.0 to 45.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 34.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 27.7 to 43.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • New York County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 35.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.5 to 36.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 346.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cayuga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 35.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.7 to 44.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.3 to 45.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oneida County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.0 to 40.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 61.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Seneca County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.1 to 50.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Albany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.4 to 41.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 75.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otsego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.5 to 47.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rockland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.0 to 42.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 70.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Niagara County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.7 to 42.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 59.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nassau County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.3 to 39.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 364.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tioga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.7 to 49.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Erie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.5 to 40.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 256.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 31.2 to 47.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chemung County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.0 to 46.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Westchester County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.7 to 41.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 249.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 39.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.1 to 42.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 194.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Onondaga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 39.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.5 to 43.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 121.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 40.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.0 to 48.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chautauqua County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 40.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.2 to 47.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 41.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Livingston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.6 to 51.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Queens County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.7 to 42.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 566.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.3 to 49.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Delaware County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.2 to 52.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Saratoga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.6 to 46.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 55.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richmond County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.3 to 45.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 116.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clinton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.9 to 50.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dutchess County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.0 to 46.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 75.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.3 to 52.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bronx County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.6 to 44.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 312.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Broome County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.0 to 48.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 64.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Allegany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.9 to 55.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Suffolk County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.3 to 45.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 393.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tompkins County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.4 to 52.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Genesee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.6 to 53.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 48.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 84.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kings County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.3 to 45.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 620.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Steuben County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.2 to 52.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 29.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.6 to 57.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rensselaer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.2 to 51.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 46.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.5 to 53.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schenectady County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.9 to 52.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 49.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ulster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.7 to 51.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Herkimer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.5 to 56.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schoharie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.4 to 61.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.2 to 65.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Columbia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.9 to 58.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.3 to 56.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cattaraugus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.3 to 57.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oswego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 56.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fulton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 60.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.6 to 61.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.1 to 61.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orleans County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.7 to 65.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chenango County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.3 to 65.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cortland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.8 to 66.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schuyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.8 to 78.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.5 to 76.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hamilton County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/03/2014 2:59 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.
    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.