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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Lung & Bronchus, All Ages
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Annual Incidence Rate
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(95% Confidence Interval)

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Rate Period
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Recent 5-Year Trend in Incidence Rates
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North Carolina 6,10 56.1 (55.2, 57.0) 3,240 2008-2012 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.7, -0.4)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1,10 54.1 (53.9, 54.2) 99,801 § 2008-2012 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.6, -1.5)
Alamance County 6,10 53.0 (46.7, 59.8) 54 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.0 (-9.3, 1.7)
Alexander County 6,10 57.5 (44.7, 73.1) 14 2008-2012
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Alleghany County 6,10 54.7 (35.9, 82.7) 5 2008-2012
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Anson County 6,10 50.9 (36.5, 69.5) 9 2008-2012
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Ashe County 6,10 46.4 (34.8, 61.6) 11 2008-2012
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Avery County 6,10 40.6 (26.0, 61.9) 5 2008-2012
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Beaufort County 6,10 67.9 (56.3, 81.5) 25 2008-2012 stable stable trend 7.7 (-17.8, 41.2)
Bertie County 6,10 45.3 (31.1, 64.6) 7 2008-2012
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Bladen County 6,10 42.6 (31.7, 56.4) 11 2008-2012
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Brunswick County 6,10 56.9 (49.8, 64.9) 52 2008-2012 stable stable trend 1.9 (-11.7, 17.6)
Buncombe County 6,10 54.8 (49.9, 60.2) 94 2008-2012 falling falling trend -6.2 (-11.8, -0.2)
Burke County 6,10 66.3 (57.6, 76.1) 43 2008-2012 stable stable trend 2.4 (-20.8, 32.3)
Cabarrus County 6,10 64.7 (57.6, 72.4) 62 2008-2012 stable stable trend -2.8 (-9.7, 4.6)
Caldwell County 6,10 69.9 (60.4, 80.6) 40 2008-2012 stable stable trend -8.0 (-18.1, 3.4)
Camden County 6,10
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Carteret County 6,10 65.1 (55.3, 76.3) 34 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.1 (-31.9, 32.3)
Caswell County 6,10 46.0 (32.3, 64.4) 8 2008-2012
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Catawba County 6,10 51.3 (45.1, 58.1) 51 2008-2012 stable stable trend -1.0 (-15.7, 16.2)
Chatham County 6,10 42.1 (34.4, 51.3) 22 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.0 (-23.5, 20.4)
Cherokee County 6,10 44.7 (33.6, 59.4) 12 2008-2012
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Chowan County 6,10 55.7 (37.9, 80.3) 7 2008-2012
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Clay County 6,10 70.4 (48.7, 102.0) 7 2008-2012
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Cleveland County 6,10 52.6 (45.0, 61.1) 36 2008-2012 stable stable trend -2.3 (-16.8, 14.6)
Columbus County 6,10 63.7 (52.7, 76.5) 25 2008-2012 stable stable trend 9.5 (-4.1, 25.0)
Craven County 6,10 64.7 (56.4, 74.1) 44 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.3 (-18.5, 12.3)
Cumberland County 6,10 57.6 (52.3, 63.3) 89 2008-2012 stable stable trend 2.9 (-6.0, 12.5)
Currituck County 6,10 62.3 (44.7, 84.8) 9 2008-2012
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Dare County 6,10 58.3 (44.8, 74.9) 13 2008-2012
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Davidson County 6,10 68.8 (61.9, 76.3) 74 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.6 (-15.2, 26.6)
Davie County 6,10 62.5 (50.4, 77.0) 19 2008-2012 stable stable trend 5.2 (-24.0, 45.7)
Duplin County 6,10 44.2 (35.2, 55.0) 17 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.7 (-11.3, 2.5)
Durham County 6,10 57.2 (51.4, 63.4) 76 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.1 (-14.3, 5.1)
Edgecombe County 6,10 46.3 (37.2, 57.2) 18 2008-2012 stable stable trend 5.0 (-5.7, 16.9)
Forsyth County 6,10 56.3 (51.9, 61.1) 122 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.4 (-14.4, 8.9)
Franklin County 6,10 53.9 (43.7, 66.0) 20 2008-2012 stable stable trend -9.6 (-21.4, 4.1)
Gaston County 6,10 68.7 (62.5, 75.4) 91 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.4 (-8.0, 16.2)
Gates County 6,10
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Graham County 6,10 42.7 (24.1, 73.3) 3 2008-2012
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Granville County 6,10 61.8 (50.6, 75.0) 21 2008-2012 rising rising trend 8.2 (1.1, 15.8)
Greene County 6,10 59.1 (41.4, 82.3) 7 2008-2012
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Guilford County 6,10 59.5 (55.5, 63.7) 172 2008-2012 falling falling trend -4.5 (-7.9, -0.9)
Halifax County 6,10 52.8 (43.2, 64.3) 21 2008-2012 stable stable trend -7.0 (-19.3, 7.3)
Harnett County 6,10 62.3 (53.5, 72.2) 36 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.2 (-22.1, 17.7)
Haywood County 6,10 58.3 (48.9, 69.2) 29 2008-2012 stable stable trend 7.4 (-10.6, 29.1)
Henderson County 6,10 48.8 (42.6, 56.0) 47 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.6 (-25.7, 19.9)
Hertford County 6,10 39.5 (27.6, 55.5) 7 2008-2012
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Hoke County 6,10 69.6 (53.5, 88.8) 13 2008-2012
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Hyde County 6,10
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Iredell County 6,10 56.2 (49.6, 63.4) 54 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.4 (-16.3, 6.8)
Jackson County 6,10 55.6 (43.6, 70.3) 15 2008-2012 stable stable trend 0.6 (-30.3, 45.3)
Johnston County 6,10 50.0 (43.6, 57.1) 45 2008-2012 stable stable trend 6.9 (-4.6, 19.8)
Jones County 6,10 63.3 (41.6, 94.9) 5 2008-2012
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Lee County 6,10 58.4 (47.6, 71.0) 21 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.5 (-31.6, 33.3)
Lenoir County 6,10 65.9 (55.5, 77.9) 29 2008-2012 stable stable trend 1.2 (-7.6, 10.9)
Lincoln County 6,10 62.9 (53.2, 74.0) 31 2008-2012 stable stable trend -2.1 (-21.7, 22.5)
Macon County 6,10 59.1 (47.4, 73.7) 19 2008-2012 stable stable trend 5.6 (-12.2, 27.0)
Madison County 6,10 48.1 (34.0, 67.2) 8 2008-2012
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Martin County 6,10 57.3 (42.8, 75.7) 11 2008-2012
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McDowell County 6,10 64.3 (52.5, 78.4) 21 2008-2012 stable stable trend -9.3 (-24.3, 8.7)
Mecklenburg County 6,10 51.2 (48.1, 54.4) 214 2008-2012 stable stable trend -1.0 (-10.6, 9.7)
Mitchell County 6,10 45.0 (30.6, 65.8) 6 2008-2012
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Montgomery County 6,10 54.6 (40.4, 72.7) 10 2008-2012
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Moore County 6,10 57.9 (50.4, 66.4) 46 2008-2012 stable stable trend 7.2 (-4.1, 19.8)
Nash County 6,10 58.5 (50.2, 67.7) 37 2008-2012 stable stable trend 7.5 (-0.8, 16.4)
New Hanover County 6,10 58.5 (52.7, 64.8) 77 2008-2012 stable stable trend -0.8 (-15.7, 16.7)
Northampton County 6,10 52.9 (38.6, 71.8) 10 2008-2012
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Onslow County 6,10 81.5 (71.9, 92.0) 53 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.6 (-13.5, 7.6)
Orange County 6,10 51.7 (44.0, 60.4) 34 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.1 (-15.4, 4.3)
Pamlico County 6,10 59.2 (40.6, 86.0) 7 2008-2012
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Pasquotank County 6,10 58.0 (45.3, 73.3) 15 2008-2012 stable stable trend -2.0 (-18.9, 18.5)
Pender County 6,10 55.8 (45.1, 68.5) 19 2008-2012 stable stable trend -8.8 (-28.7, 16.6)
Perquimans County 6,10 47.4 (31.0, 71.4) 6 2008-2012
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Person County 6,10 63.8 (50.8, 79.5) 17 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.2 (-12.4, 2.6)
Pitt County 6,10 48.1 (41.5, 55.4) 39 2008-2012 rising rising trend 9.7 (1.7, 18.2)
Polk County 6,10 40.4 (28.5, 57.3) 8 2008-2012
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Randolph County 6,10 64.9 (57.7, 72.8) 60 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.3 (-11.6, 1.6)
Richmond County 6,10 66.0 (53.6, 80.8) 20 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.7 (-15.7, 27.5)
Robeson County 6,10 50.1 (43.1, 57.9) 38 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.6 (-8.4, 17.2)
Rockingham County 6,10 75.2 (66.3, 85.2) 52 2008-2012 stable stable trend -5.5 (-17.7, 8.6)
Rowan County 6,10 66.7 (59.3, 75.0) 59 2008-2012 stable stable trend -4.9 (-19.7, 12.5)
Rutherford County 6,10 55.1 (46.3, 65.4) 28 2008-2012 stable stable trend -1.7 (-29.8, 37.7)
Sampson County 6,10 54.0 (44.3, 65.2) 22 2008-2012 stable stable trend 10.8 (-2.4, 25.6)
Scotland County 6,10 64.9 (50.7, 82.0) 15 2008-2012 stable stable trend -16.7 (-33.6, 4.6)
Stanly County 6,10 60.6 (50.5, 72.4) 26 2008-2012 stable stable trend -0.5 (-25.5, 32.8)
Stokes County 6,10 62.4 (51.0, 76.0) 21 2008-2012 stable stable trend 6.9 (-12.6, 30.6)
Surry County 6,10 62.2 (53.0, 72.7) 34 2008-2012 stable stable trend -6.1 (-21.6, 12.3)
Swain County 6,10 66.9 (46.4, 94.5) 7 2008-2012
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Transylvania County 6,10 34.0 (25.5, 45.4) 11 2008-2012
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Tyrrell County 6,10
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Union County 6,10 47.2 (41.0, 54.0) 44 2008-2012 stable stable trend 3.9 (-6.2, 15.2)
Vance County 6,10 47.0 (36.8, 59.5) 15 2008-2012 stable stable trend 5.4 (-10.2, 23.6)
Wake County 6,10 48.3 (45.2, 51.6) 189 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.4 (-7.5, 0.8)
Warren County 6,10 45.2 (31.8, 63.5) 8 2008-2012
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Washington County 6,10 39.3 (23.7, 62.7) 4 2008-2012
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Watauga County 6,10 43.2 (32.5, 56.6) 11 2008-2012
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Wayne County 6,10 54.9 (47.6, 63.0) 41 2008-2012 stable stable trend 4.0 (-7.3, 16.6)
Wilkes County 6,10 61.5 (52.2, 72.2) 32 2008-2012 falling falling trend -13.6 (-21.7, -4.6)
Wilson County 6,10 50.1 (41.9, 59.4) 27 2008-2012 stable stable trend 5.5 (-24.5, 47.4)
Yadkin County 6,10 62.4 (49.7, 77.7) 17 2008-2012 stable stable trend -3.8 (-19.8, 15.3)
Yancey County 6,10 58.8 (41.8, 81.5) 8 2008-2012
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/04/2015 9:11 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 1969-2013 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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