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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Ovary, 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

  • North Carolina6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.6 to 12.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 643.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.9 to 12.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20,981 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wilson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 7.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 4.5 to 12.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Haywood County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 8.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 4.8 to 13.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Edgecombe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 9.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 5.1 to 14.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Davidson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 9.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.9 to 12.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 9.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.7 to 13.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Randolph County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.3 to 13.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Union County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.4 to 13.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Columbus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.3 to 16.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pender County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.0 to 16.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Halifax County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.2 to 16.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gaston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.0 to 13.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nash County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.2 to 15.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Craven County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.2 to 15.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Robeson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.5 to 15.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wilkes County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.1 to 16.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rowan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 10.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.9 to 14.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Duplin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.6 to 17.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Beaufort County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.6 to 18.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McDowell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.8 to 19.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Granville County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 6.9 to 18.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Surry County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.7 to 17.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Caldwell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.8 to 17.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sampson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.4 to 17.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mecklenburg County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.3 to 13.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 49.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Johnston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 11.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.7 to 15.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 7.9 to 17.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cabarrus County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.1 to 15.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wake County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.7 to 13.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 48.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Moore County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.8 to 16.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cumberland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.9 to 15.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Guilford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.6 to 14.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.8 to 17.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pitt County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.2 to 16.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Forsyth County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.4 to 15.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chatham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.3 to 18.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carteret County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.3 to 18.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Buncombe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.3 to 15.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Harnett County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.9 to 17.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Alamance County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.7 to 16.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Brunswick County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 12.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.1 to 17.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • New Hanover County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 13.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.5 to 16.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Onslow County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 13.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 9.7 to 18.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lenoir County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 13.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.9 to 19.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Catawba County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 13.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.2 to 17.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Iredell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 13.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.3 to 17.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Stokes County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 13.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 8.6 to 21.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cleveland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 14.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.1 to 19.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rutherford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 14.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.1 to 20.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Durham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 14.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 11.8 to 18.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rockingham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 14.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.6 to 20.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 15.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.0 to 23.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Person County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 10.6 to 25.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Burke County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 16.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.4 to 22.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Henderson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 18.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.9 to 23.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Watauga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 12.9 to 30.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Macon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 20.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 13.1 to 31.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Alexander County6
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  • Alleghany County6
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  • Anson County6
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  • Ashe County6
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  • Avery County6
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  • Bertie County6
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  • Bladen County6
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  • Camden County6
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  • Caswell County6
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  • Cherokee County6
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  • Chowan County6
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  • Clay County6
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  • Currituck County6
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  • Dare County6
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  • Davie County6
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  • Gates County6
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  • Graham County6
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  • Greene County6
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  • Hertford County6
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  • Hoke County6
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  • Hyde County6
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  • Jackson County6
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  • Jones County6
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  • Lee County6
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  • Madison County6
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  • Martin County6
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  • Mitchell County6
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  • Montgomery County6
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  • Northampton County6
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  • Pamlico County6
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  • Pasquotank County6
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  • Perquimans County6
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  • Polk County6
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  • Richmond County6
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  • Scotland County6
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  • Stanly County6
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  • Swain County6
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  • Transylvania County6
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  • Tyrrell County6
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  • Vance County6
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  • Warren County6
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  • Washington County6
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  • Yadkin County6
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  • Yancey County6
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/21/2014 4:13 am.
    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.