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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Oregon by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Lung & Bronchus, 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


    Oregon6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.5 to 63.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 2,689.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.2
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 64.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.7 to 65.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 212,768 §.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.7
    Coos County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 81.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.4 to 89.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 83.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2
    Linn County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 75.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.2 to 82.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 107.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.3
    Clatsop County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 74.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.9 to 86.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 37.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.1
    Wasco County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 73.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.8 to 88.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.5
    Lincoln County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 73.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 82.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 57.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.1
    Douglas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 73.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.5 to 79.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 124.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -8
    Josephine County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 73.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.7 to 80.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 101.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Morrow County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 72.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.5 to 98.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 3.1
    Columbia County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 72.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.5 to 83.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 39.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.9
    Tillamook County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 72.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.8 to 85.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 29.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -5.8
    Yamhill County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 68.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.6 to 76.1.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 73.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.9
    Klamath County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.4 to 76.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 62.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : falling falling trend
    • Recent AAPC : -13.7
    Multnomah County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.5 to 70.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 446.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -0.2
    Curry County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.5 to 79.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 31.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -7.9
    Marion County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 63.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.9 to 67.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 209.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Jackson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 62.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 66.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 174.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.6
    Baker County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 61.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.5 to 76.8.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.4
    Harney County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 60.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.5 to 86.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -17.4
    Lane County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.2 to 63.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 249.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.2
    Lake County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 59.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.3 to 84.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -10.4
    Umatilla County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 58.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.0 to 66.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 46.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.7
    Crook County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.6 to 71.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -4.3
    Clackamas County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.0 to 60.7.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 239.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : 0.3
    Hood River County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.8 to 73.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -16.8
    Deschutes County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 57.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.2 to 62.4.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 104.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -1.5
    Malheur County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.6 to 66.9.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.4
    Grant County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 54.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.4 to 78.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -15.2
    Union County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 66.0.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.4
    Polk County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.4 to 60.6.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 47.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -6.1
    Jefferson County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.3 to 65.2.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -11.8
    Washington County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.2 to 53.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 225.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -2.3
    Benton County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 49.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.2 to 57.3.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 42.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -3.6
    Wallowa County6,10
    • Rate : The incidence rate is 47.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.2 to 70.5.
    • Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
    • Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
    • Recent Trend : stable stable trend
    • Recent AAPC : -18.3
    Gilliam County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Sherman County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *
    Wheeler County6,10
    • Rate : *
    • Average Annual Count : *
    • Rate Period : *
    • Recent Trend : *
    • Recent AAPC : *


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/31/2014 3:42 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.