## Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

#### Incidence Rate Report for North Dakota by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Cancer Sites, 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**

**Line by Line Interpretation of the Report**

**North Dakota**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 449.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 443.1 to 456.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 3,435.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.2

**US (SEER+NPCR)**^{1,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 459.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 459.4 to 460.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 1,514,446 §.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -1.8

**Sargent County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 602.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 508.8 to 710.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 32.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.8

**Eddy County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 592.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 475.8 to 731.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 9.2

**Griggs County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 577.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 465.6 to 713.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.6

**Towner County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 528.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 413.4 to 669.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.5

**Foster County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 526.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 435.4 to 633.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 27.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -6.3

**Rolette County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 509.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.7 to 569.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 63.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.1

**Mercer County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 502.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 442.3 to 568.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 55.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.1

**Barnes County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 498.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 448.8 to 552.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 79.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.8

**Ward County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 496.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 471.8 to 522.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 309.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.4

**Benson County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 495.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 422.3 to 576.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0

**Mountrail County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 487.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 422.3 to 560.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 42.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.7

**Richland County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 481.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 437.1 to 528.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 94.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.1

**Hettinger County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 475.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 376.7 to 596.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.6

**Morton County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 474.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 441.1 to 510.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 153.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.5

**Nelson County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 474.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 386.3 to 579.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.3

**Bottineau County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 474.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 412.1 to 544.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 47.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -8.8

**Grand Forks County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 473.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 447.9 to 499.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 278.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -2.3

**McLean County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 471.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 418.0 to 531.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 64.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.3

**Cass County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 469.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 452.8 to 487.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 609.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -2.1

**Sioux County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 465.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 359.7 to 591.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 9.3

**Ramsey County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 462.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 413.7 to 516.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 70.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0.4

**Stutsman County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 461.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 425.3 to 500.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 126.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1

**Traill County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 460.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 404.6 to 523.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 52.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.5

**McHenry County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 452.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 389.1 to 523.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -10.2

**Burke County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 450.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 344.1 to 584.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.6

**Bowman County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 447.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 361.3 to 550.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.4

**Burleigh County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 430.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 411.0 to 450.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 385.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.1

**Ransom County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 428.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 363.2 to 503.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -11.7

**Divide County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 425.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 324.4 to 554.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.6

**McIntosh County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 420.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 335.8 to 525.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -8

**Adams County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 420.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 331.5 to 530.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -8.3

**Renville County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 415.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 322.8 to 529.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 21.1

**Wells County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 411.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 347.2 to 487.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 33.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -2.1

**Williams County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 407.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 372.3 to 444.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 106.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.5

**Steele County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 404.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 303.4 to 532.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -12.5

**Cavalier County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 402.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 332.3 to 485.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 28.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 6.2

**Stark County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 399.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 367.1 to 434.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 116.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.2

**Logan County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 397.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 291.8 to 533.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.4

**Pierce County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 396.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 328.9 to 475.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 28.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.9

**Walsh County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 394.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 351.5 to 442.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 65.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.4

**Golden Valley County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 384.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 277.7 to 524.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -16.8

**LaMoure County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 383.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 318.3 to 460.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 28.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.6

**Dunn County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 376.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 300.9 to 466.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.5

**Oliver County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 354.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 255.7 to 483.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -10.8

**Kidder County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 351.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 271.7 to 452.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 7.1

**Emmons County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 346.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 286.5 to 421.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.4

**Pembina County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 345.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 295.8 to 402.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 39.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.2

**Dickey County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 336.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 278.7 to 404.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 26.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.6

**Grant County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 320.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 250.7 to 410.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.2

**Sheridan County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 316.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 218.3 to 458.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.1

**McKenzie County**^{6,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 276.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 224.4 to 338.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -16

**Billings County**^{6,10}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**Slope County**^{6,10}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/25/2014 7:52 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 1969-2012 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.