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Incidence Rate Report for New York 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 York6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.4 to 56.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6,658.
  • 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.
  • Oswego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 94.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.4 to 105.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 65.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 83.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.4 to 96.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 81.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.5 to 95.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clinton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.0 to 92.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rensselaer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.8 to 87.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 76.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.9 to 88.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 52.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chemung County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.6 to 86.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 47.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.4 to 86.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Onondaga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.4 to 79.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 219.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.7 to 87.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Niagara County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.8 to 78.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 108.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oneida County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.3 to 77.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 113.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Saratoga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.5 to 77.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 92.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cortland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.3 to 86.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.7 to 81.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 39.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.9 to 82.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orleans County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.6 to 86.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Seneca County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.0 to 87.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fulton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.8 to 83.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Suffolk County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.0 to 71.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 622.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.1 to 83.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ulster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.8 to 75.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 81.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cayuga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.0 to 78.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Livingston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.4 to 80.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Erie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.6 to 70.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 439.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Essex County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.0 to 82.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yates County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.5 to 87.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Herkimer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.5 to 79.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schenectady County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.6 to 74.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 71.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.3 to 72.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 124.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Albany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.0 to 71.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 127.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.0 to 76.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Steuben County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.3 to 75.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.0 to 79.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Allegany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 80.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Genesee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.5 to 75.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ontario County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.0 to 72.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Columbia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.3 to 74.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 29.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chenango County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.2 to 76.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schoharie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.2 to 79.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.1 to 74.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.9 to 77.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cattaraugus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.7 to 71.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tioga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.1 to 73.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schuyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.7 to 83.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dutchess County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.9 to 65.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 106.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chautauqua County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.0 to 67.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.6 to 63.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 278.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richmond County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.3 to 63.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 164.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tompkins County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.2 to 68.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nassau County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.0 to 59.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 528.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Delaware County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 69.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 72.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Westchester County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.7 to 55.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 334.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Broome County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.7 to 57.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 75.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rockland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.0 to 56.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otsego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.9 to 61.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • New York County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.1 to 48.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 451.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bronx County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.5 to 44.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 306.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Queens County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.0 to 43.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 558.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kings County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 38.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.4 to 40.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 545.
  • 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 09/14/2014 10:01 pm.
    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.