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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Oregon by County

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


    Oregon6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 455.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.0 to 458.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19,672.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    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 falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Gilliam County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 549.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 428.0 to 700.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 7.6
    Wallowa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 506.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 445.2 to 575.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 59.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Linn County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 487.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 470.5 to 504.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 672.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Sherman County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 486.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 370.2 to 632.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.9
    Josephine County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 485.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 467.7 to 504.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 623.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.3
    Deschutes County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 485.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 470.9 to 500.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 897.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.1
    Marion County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 480.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 470.1 to 491.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,588.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.8
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 478.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 457.5 to 499.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 415.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.1
    Clatsop County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 474.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 446.4 to 503.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 233.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.6
    Yamhill County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 474.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 455.6 to 493.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 508.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    Morrow County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 472.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 417.9 to 532.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 56.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 1.8
    Coos County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 471.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 451.8 to 492.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 464.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.5
    Multnomah County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 464.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 457.6 to 472.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 3,273.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.6
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 461.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 438.8 to 485.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 346.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 460.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 434.8 to 486.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 263.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 458.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 424.1 to 494.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 145.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 454.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 442.6 to 466.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,219.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Clackamas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 453.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 444.3 to 462.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,945.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Klamath County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 449.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 428.9 to 470.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 388.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.4
    Wasco County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 448.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 415.7 to 483.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 148.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Umatilla County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 447.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 426.6 to 469.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 355.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Crook County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 444.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 409.4 to 482.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 130.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.7
    Hood River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 442.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 404.6 to 482.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 104.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Tillamook County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 440.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 410.4 to 473.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 172.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Douglas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 435.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 420.4 to 450.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 697.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Lane County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 434.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 425.7 to 444.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 1,811.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.7
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 434.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 426.3 to 443.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,101.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.7
    Malheur County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 428.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 398.3 to 460.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 153.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.9
    Lake County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 427.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 373.9 to 488.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 49.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.7
    Curry County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 424.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 394.8 to 456.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 178.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.6
    Baker County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 420.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 382.8 to 460.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 104.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.9
    Benton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 419.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 400.1 to 440.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 358.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.1
    Grant County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 396.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 342.8 to 456.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 47.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.6
    Harney County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 383.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 329.4 to 443.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 40.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 373.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 339.2 to 411.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 92.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.5
    Wheeler County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 371.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 271.9 to 508.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.4


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/25/2014 6:05 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 1969-2012 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.

    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.