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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

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 York6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 55.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.0 to 56.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6,704.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.5 to 54.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 98,832 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Kings County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 39.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 40.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 553.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Queens County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 41.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 42.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 557.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Bronx County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 43.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.2 to 45.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 316.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.2
    New York County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 47.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.1 to 49.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 467.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.6
    Rockland County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 48.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.5 to 53.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 93.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.4
    Broome County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.1 to 56.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 72.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Lewis County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.4 to 68.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.5
    Otsego County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 52.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.9 to 63.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Westchester County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 52.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.0 to 55.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 336.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Delaware County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 56.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.8 to 69.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.1
    Richmond County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.8 to 61.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 163.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.9
    Nassau County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.6 to 60.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 540.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.1
    Tompkins County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.1 to 69.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 28.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Schuyler County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 81.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Dutchess County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.8 to 64.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 106.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.1
    Monroe County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 60.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.9 to 63.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 285.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.4
    Livingston County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 60.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.0 to 72.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.1
    Herkimer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 61.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.2 to 72.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 28.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.6
    Warren County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 61.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.9 to 72.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 30.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.2
    Schoharie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 61.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 79.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.2
    Ulster County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 61.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.5 to 68.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 75.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.9
    Wyoming County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 61.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.4 to 77.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.8
    Greene County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.0 to 75.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7
    Chenango County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.0 to 76.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.3
    Essex County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 78.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0
    Cayuga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.7 to 73.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.5
    Schenectady County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.1 to 71.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 68.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7
    Chautauqua County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.1 to 72.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 61.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.1
    Ontario County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.4 to 74.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 46.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 6.6
    Cattaraugus County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.4 to 75.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 12.7
    Albany County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.0 to 70.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 127.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2
    Seneca County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.7 to 82.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1
    Tioga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.6 to 79.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.9
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.5 to 77.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 31.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.6
    Orange County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 65.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.5 to 71.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 125.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Wayne County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 66.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.2 to 76.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 39.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.8
    Genesee County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 66.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.6 to 79.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Yates County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 66.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 87.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.5
    Allegany County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.4 to 82.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : rising rising trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.4
    Saratoga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.0 to 73.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 90.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.9
    Putnam County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.8 to 77.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.7
    Erie County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.4 to 70.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 438.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Steuben County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 77.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 45.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 2
    Franklin County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.7 to 83.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.5
    Suffolk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.1 to 71.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 626.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3
    Cortland County6,10
    • 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 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 5.4
    Fulton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.6 to 84.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.6
    Orleans County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.8 to 87.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 10.6
    Niagara County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.5 to 78.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 108.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.3
    Onondaga County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.6 to 76.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 215.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.5
    Oneida County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 71.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.1 to 78.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 116.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Madison County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 72.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.4 to 84.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 33.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.9
    Chemung County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 72.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.2 to 83.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 44.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8.5
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 74.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.0 to 85.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 43.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.8
    St. Lawrence County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 75.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.5 to 85.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 51.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.5
    Montgomery County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 76.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.8 to 91.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 4.9
    Rensselaer County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 78.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.6 to 86.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 77.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.8
    Sullivan County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 80.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.1 to 92.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 39.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.3
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 83.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.9 to 96.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.3
    Clinton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 83.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.3 to 96.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 40.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 12.3
    Oswego County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 89.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.6 to 100.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 62.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.9
    Hamilton County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2014 5:13 pm.
    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.
    * 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 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.

    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.