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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

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North Carolina 6,10 34.3 (33.6, 35.0) 1,956 2008-2012 falling falling trend -3.9 (-6.6, -1.2)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1,10 36.6 (36.5, 36.7) 67,886 § 2008-2012 falling falling trend -3.8 (-4.4, -3.2)
Lincoln County 6,10 26.2 (19.8, 33.9) 12 2008-2012 * *
Brunswick County 6,10 26.3 (21.4, 32.1) 22 2008-2012 stable stable trend -1.5 (-24.5, 28.3)
New Hanover County 6,10 26.9 (23.0, 31.3) 35 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.7 (-16.0, 3.5)
Ashe County 6,10 26.9 (17.8, 40.0) 6 2008-2012 * *
Polk County 6,10 27.2 (18.2, 41.1) 6 2008-2012 * *
Hoke County 6,10 27.5 (17.8, 40.5) 5 2008-2012 * *
Watauga County 6,10 28.0 (19.8, 38.7) 8 2008-2012 * *
Hertford County 6,10 28.2 (18.2, 42.4) 5 2008-2012 * *
Duplin County 6,10 28.3 (21.1, 37.3) 11 2008-2012 * *
Orange County 6,10 28.7 (23.1, 35.3) 19 2008-2012 stable stable trend 0.9 (-16.2, 21.6)
Yancey County 6,10 28.8 (18.0, 45.4) 5 2008-2012 * *
Pender County 6,10 28.9 (21.0, 38.9) 9 2008-2012 * *
Moore County 6,10 28.9 (23.4, 35.5) 22 2008-2012 stable stable trend -0.7 (-24.2, 30.1)
Madison County 6,10 29.2 (18.3, 45.3) 5 2008-2012 * *
Yadkin County 6,10 29.4 (20.9, 40.5) 8 2008-2012 * *
Craven County 6,10 30.4 (24.8, 36.9) 21 2008-2012 stable stable trend -7.4 (-28.8, 20.6)
Union County 6,10 30.4 (25.6, 35.8) 30 2008-2012 stable stable trend 0.4 (-40.4, 69.2)
Martin County 6,10 30.8 (21.0, 44.6) 6 2008-2012 * *
Wake County 6,10 31.2 (28.8, 33.7) 131 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.1 (-16.1, 11.8)
Cherokee County 6,10 31.3 (21.6, 44.9) 7 2008-2012 * *
Onslow County 6,10 31.3 (25.4, 38.1) 20 2008-2012 stable stable trend 7.7 (-9.0, 27.5)
Johnston County 6,10 31.4 (26.3, 37.3) 27 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.6 (-18.1, 11.2)
Mecklenburg County 6,10 31.4 (29.1, 33.9) 138 2008-2012 falling falling trend -7.8 (-14.1, -1.2)
Columbus County 6,10 31.5 (23.9, 40.9) 12 2008-2012 * *
Sampson County 6,10 31.5 (24.0, 40.6) 12 2008-2012 * *
Forsyth County 6,10 31.6 (28.3, 35.1) 69 2008-2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-17.6, 24.2)
Buncombe County 6,10 31.7 (27.9, 35.9) 54 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.6 (-13.0, 4.6)
Franklin County 6,10 31.7 (23.9, 41.4) 11 2008-2012 * *
Mitchell County 6,10 32.0 (19.4, 51.4) 4 2008-2012 * *
Anson County 6,10 32.0 (20.4, 48.2) 5 2008-2012 * *
Haywood County 6,10 32.0 (25.1, 40.7) 16 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.1 (-21.5, 12.2)
Perquimans County 6,10 32.1 (18.8, 53.1) 4 2008-2012 * *
Edgecombe County 6,10 32.4 (24.8, 41.7) 13 2008-2012 * *
Catawba County 6,10 32.4 (27.4, 38.1) 31 2008-2012 stable stable trend 6.7 (-9.6, 26.0)
Harnett County 6,10 32.6 (26.3, 40.0) 19 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.1 (-26.7, 25.5)
Avery County 6,10 32.7 (20.0, 52.0) 4 2008-2012 * *
Davidson County 6,10 33.0 (28.2, 38.5) 34 2008-2012 stable stable trend 7.2 (-8.8, 26.0)
Carteret County 6,10 33.1 (26.4, 41.4) 17 2008-2012 stable stable trend -12.1 (-22.8, 0.0)
Durham County 6,10 33.1 (28.9, 37.8) 46 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.1 (-16.6, 12.5)
Chowan County 6,10 33.6 (20.9, 53.0) 4 2008-2012 * *
Chatham County 6,10 33.7 (26.4, 42.7) 16 2008-2012 stable stable trend 4.2 (-32.9, 61.7)
Guilford County 6,10 33.7 (30.8, 36.9) 98 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.1 (-12.0, 0.3)
Cumberland County 6,10 34.0 (30.0, 38.5) 52 2008-2012 falling falling trend -12.1 (-17.2, -6.6)
Alamance County 6,10 34.1 (29.1, 39.8) 34 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.3 (-17.7, 13.6)
Richmond County 6,10 34.5 (25.7, 45.5) 11 2008-2012 * *
Wilkes County 6,10 34.7 (27.5, 43.4) 17 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.6 (-21.8, 16.4)
Randolph County 6,10 34.9 (29.5, 41.1) 30 2008-2012 stable stable trend 1.8 (-12.2, 18.1)
Pitt County 6,10 35.3 (29.7, 41.5) 29 2008-2012 stable stable trend -8.9 (-27.5, 14.5)
Cleveland County 6,10 35.3 (29.0, 42.7) 23 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.6 (-9.3, 18.3)
Stokes County 6,10 35.8 (26.8, 47.1) 11 2008-2012 * *
Scotland County 6,10 35.9 (25.5, 49.3) 8 2008-2012 * *
Person County 6,10 36.0 (26.2, 48.5) 9 2008-2012 * *
Rutherford County 6,10 36.1 (29.0, 44.8) 18 2008-2012 stable stable trend -13.5 (-37.8, 20.3)
Dare County 6,10 36.2 (25.4, 50.3) 8 2008-2012 * *
Granville County 6,10 36.5 (27.9, 47.0) 12 2008-2012 * *
Robeson County 6,10 36.5 (30.5, 43.3) 27 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.6 (-18.0, 11.0)
Henderson County 6,10 36.7 (31.2, 42.9) 35 2008-2012 stable stable trend 5.3 (-17.7, 34.7)
Davie County 6,10 37.0 (27.5, 49.1) 11 2008-2012 * *
Bladen County 6,10 37.1 (27.0, 50.2) 9 2008-2012 * *
Wilson County 6,10 37.2 (30.2, 45.4) 20 2008-2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-31.8, 44.9)
Surry County 6,10 37.4 (30.2, 45.9) 20 2008-2012 stable stable trend 1.4 (-25.4, 37.9)
Macon County 6,10 37.4 (27.3, 50.6) 11 2008-2012 * *
Nash County 6,10 37.7 (31.1, 45.2) 24 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.5 (-34.6, 42.5)
Montgomery County 6,10 38.0 (26.5, 53.2) 7 2008-2012 * *
Iredell County 6,10 38.1 (32.7, 44.1) 37 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.1 (-14.5, 7.7)
Stanly County 6,10 38.3 (30.3, 47.9) 16 2008-2012 stable stable trend 2.7 (-29.1, 48.8)
Lee County 6,10 38.3 (29.7, 48.7) 14 2008-2012 * *
Currituck County 6,10 38.5 (24.7, 57.5) 5 2008-2012 * *
Halifax County 6,10 39.0 (30.6, 49.2) 16 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.1 (-22.8, 14.2)
Transylvania County 6,10 40.2 (30.0, 53.5) 12 2008-2012 * *
Cabarrus County 6,10 40.3 (34.8, 46.4) 39 2008-2012 stable stable trend 6.3 (-9.5, 24.7)
Caldwell County 6,10 40.3 (33.0, 48.8) 22 2008-2012 stable stable trend -8.8 (-24.9, 10.7)
Wayne County 6,10 40.4 (34.1, 47.7) 29 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.1 (-22.4, 21.0)
Rockingham County 6,10 40.9 (34.2, 48.5) 28 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.1 (-11.5, 3.9)
Alexander County 6,10 41.3 (30.3, 55.3) 10 2008-2012 * *
Swain County 6,10 41.7 (25.0, 66.1) 4 2008-2012 * *
Rowan County 6,10 41.8 (35.9, 48.6) 37 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.2 (-26.3, 19.3)
Alleghany County 6,10 42.4 (23.8, 71.4) 4 2008-2012 * *
Bertie County 6,10 42.5 (28.8, 61.3) 7 2008-2012 * *
Pasquotank County 6,10 43.2 (32.5, 56.6) 11 2008-2012 * *
Warren County 6,10 44.7 (29.8, 65.1) 7 2008-2012 * *
Northampton County 6,10 45.6 (32.0, 63.9) 8 2008-2012 * *
Burke County 6,10 45.6 (38.4, 54.0) 29 2008-2012 stable stable trend -8.3 (-17.7, 2.2)
Gaston County 6,10 45.9 (40.7, 51.6) 58 2008-2012 stable stable trend -9.3 (-26.2, 11.6)
Jackson County 6,10 46.8 (34.6, 62.1) 11 2008-2012 * *
McDowell County 6,10 47.0 (36.7, 59.6) 15 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.9 (-22.5, 39.3)
Lenoir County 6,10 47.3 (38.4, 57.7) 21 2008-2012 falling falling trend -15.8 (-23.1, -7.8)
Caswell County 6,10 48.5 (33.6, 68.2) 8 2008-2012 * *
Beaufort County 6,10 48.6 (38.6, 60.8) 17 2008-2012 stable stable trend -11.4 (-27.4, 8.0)
Vance County 6,10 51.0 (40.0, 64.1) 15 2008-2012 stable stable trend 4.7 (-26.7, 49.7)
Washington County 6,10 53.7 (35.4, 79.7) 6 2008-2012 * *
Camden County 6,10
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3 or fewer
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Clay County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Gates County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Graham County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Greene County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Hyde County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Jones County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Pamlico County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Tyrrell County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2008-2012 * *
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/01/2015 9:48 am.
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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
‡ Incidence data come from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each area for additional information.
§ 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 2015 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 2014 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) November 2014 data submission and SEER November 2014 submission.
6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with NPCR November 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 APCs 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.

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