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Incidence Rate Report for New York by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Melanoma of the Skin, All Ages
Sorted by Count
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 17.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.8 to 17.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,525.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.9 to 19.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 60,465 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nassau County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 25.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 24.3 to 26.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 399.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Suffolk County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 24.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.4 to 25.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 392.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • New York County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.4 to 21.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 356.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kings County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 9.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.7 to 9.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 226.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Erie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.5 to 22.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 222.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Queens County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 9.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.5 to 9.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 212.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Westchester County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.8 to 20.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 205.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.0 to 20.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 155.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Onondaga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 18.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.4 to 19.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 89.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richmond County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 14.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.8 to 15.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 70.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rockland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.2 to 21.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 62.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.9 to 18.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 61.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bronx County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 4.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 4.0 to 5.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 55.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Albany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.7 to 17.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 53.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Saratoga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.5 to 23.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 52.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Niagara County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.7 to 22.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 52.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dutchess County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.2 to 18.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 51.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Broome County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.8 to 24.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 51.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oneida County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 18.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ulster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.3 to 22.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ontario County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 27.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.4 to 32.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chautauqua County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.5 to 25.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rensselaer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 18.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.0 to 22.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schenectady County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 18.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.3 to 21.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 24.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 29.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 29.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Steuben County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 23.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.5 to 27.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chemung County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 23.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 19.8 to 28.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tompkins County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 26.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.0 to 32.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 28.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.2 to 34.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.7 to 26.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 17.3 to 25.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cayuga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 22.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 18.6 to 28.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Oswego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 19.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Columbia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.4 to 26.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.2 to 19.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cattaraugus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.7 to 20.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.3 to 24.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tioga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 25.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 20.3 to 32.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clinton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 17.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.5 to 21.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.2 to 19.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Delaware County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.8 to 27.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Genesee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.0 to 26.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 18.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.7 to 24.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Herkimer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.0 to 21.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Otsego County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 18.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.5 to 23.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.3 to 25.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chenango County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.6 to 26.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.7 to 25.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Livingston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.6 to 21.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Allegany County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.9 to 26.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 19.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 14.8 to 25.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Essex County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.9 to 28.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 22.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 16.9 to 29.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fulton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.5 to 20.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cortland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 17.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.6 to 23.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orleans County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.7 to 20.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 22.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 15.6 to 31.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Yates County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 29.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schoharie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.0 to 22.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Seneca County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.4 to 19.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schuyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 21.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.4 to 31.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • 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 04/19/2014 3:35 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.