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Incidence Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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

  • Pennsylvania6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.2 to 58.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,991.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 54.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96,456 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clinton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.2 to 95.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cameron County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.7 to 132.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Philadelphia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.0 to 77.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 663.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McKean County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.8 to 88.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Allegheny County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.6 to 70.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 636.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Delaware County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.4 to 71.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 247.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Crawford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 77.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 41.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 80.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fayette County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 72.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 71.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.9 to 80.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.7 to 71.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 60.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mifflin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.7 to 76.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Erie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.5 to 67.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 110.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tioga County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 61.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.2 to 76.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Potter County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.6 to 84.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Venango County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.9 to 72.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bradford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.2 to 71.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.2 to 67.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lycoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.6 to 67.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 48.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.8 to 63.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 92.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bucks County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.9 to 60.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 228.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Perry County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 57.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.0 to 71.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Elk County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.5 to 72.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • York County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.5 to 60.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 150.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Luzerne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.2 to 60.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 141.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Beaver County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.9 to 62.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 79.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pike County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 56.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 68.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Westmoreland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.1 to 60.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 167.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dauphin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.9 to 61.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 95.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Butler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.5 to 61.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 66.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lackawanna County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.0 to 60.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 90.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montour County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.4 to 77.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.0 to 65.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clearfield County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.8 to 63.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Northampton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.3 to 58.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 109.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.5 to 56.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 285.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.6 to 66.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chester County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 53.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.3 to 57.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 150.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Berks County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.9 to 57.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 137.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Schuylkill County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.0 to 58.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 59.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lehigh County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 56.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 119.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clarion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 66.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Blair County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.0 to 58.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 50.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mercer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.1 to 58.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cumberland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 56.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 81.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Armstrong County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.6 to 59.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Susquehanna County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 49.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.0 to 62.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 54.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 49.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lebanon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.1 to 55.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 46.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Northumberland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 48.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.1 to 56.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Columbia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.3 to 57.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lancaster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.4 to 50.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 152.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Union County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.5 to 59.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Adams County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 46.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.0 to 54.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Centre County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 38.3 to 52.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carbon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 44.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.4 to 54.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 43.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.8 to 59.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cambria County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.5 to 48.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 50.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Huntingdon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 42.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.3 to 53.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Juniata County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 41.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 28.8 to 59.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Indiana County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 40.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.7 to 49.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bedford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 40.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 32.0 to 51.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Somerset County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.3 to 45.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fulton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 36.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 21.4 to 58.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Snyder County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 35.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 25.8 to 47.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Forest County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/31/2014 5:26 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.