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Incidence Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Melanoma of the Skin, All Ages
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Pennsylvania 6,10 16.6 (16.1, 17.0) 1,262 2007-2011 rising rising trend 4.4 (0.5, 8.5)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1,10 15.8 (15.7, 15.9) 26,903 § 2007-2011 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.9, 1.3)
Allegheny County 6,10 13.7 (12.5, 15.0) 103 2007-2011 stable stable trend 1.1 (-10.6, 14.5)
Montgomery County 6,10 18.7 (16.9, 20.5) 91 2007-2011 rising rising trend 14.7 (7.3, 22.5)
Bucks County 6,10 20.6 (18.6, 22.8) 79 2007-2011 stable stable trend 5.4 (-1.7, 13.0)
Delaware County 6,10 20.4 (18.3, 22.8) 71 2007-2011 stable stable trend 1.2 (-13.5, 18.4)
Chester County 6,10 23.4 (20.9, 26.1) 67 2007-2011 rising rising trend 16.5 (11.6, 21.6)
York County 6,10 26.2 (23.3, 29.3) 64 2007-2011 stable stable trend 11.2 (-2.0, 26.1)
Philadelphia County 6,10 7.1 (6.3, 8.0) 63 2007-2011 stable stable trend 8.8 (-5.5, 25.2)
Lancaster County 6,10 16.0 (14.0, 18.3) 47 2007-2011 stable stable trend 5.4 (-10.4, 24.0)
Berks County 6,10 18.2 (15.8, 20.9) 42 2007-2011 rising rising trend 17.7 (1.0, 37.0)
Lehigh County 6,10 19.3 (16.6, 22.2) 40 2007-2011 stable stable trend -5.6 (-14.6, 4.3)
Cumberland County 6,10 24.8 (21.2, 29.0) 35 2007-2011 stable stable trend 3.7 (-20.0, 34.6)
Northampton County 6,10 17.6 (14.8, 20.7) 32 2007-2011 rising rising trend 11.9 (0.2, 25.0)
Luzerne County 6,10 13.9 (11.6, 16.5) 30 2007-2011 stable stable trend 3.3 (-16.0, 26.9)
Dauphin County 6,10 17.9 (15.0, 21.2) 29 2007-2011 stable stable trend 0.6 (-21.0, 28.1)
Westmoreland County 6,10 12.3 (10.2, 14.8) 27 2007-2011 stable stable trend 12.4 (-8.3, 37.6)
Erie County 6,10 15.5 (12.7, 18.6) 24 2007-2011 stable stable trend 2 (-21.1, 31.9)
Lackawanna County 6,10 14.5 (11.7, 17.9) 20 2007-2011 stable stable trend -2.8 (-32.8, 40.5)
Franklin County 6,10 23.2 (18.7, 28.4) 20 2007-2011 stable stable trend -7.1 (-33.6, 30.1)
Butler County 6,10 16.5 (13.2, 20.5) 18 2007-2011 stable stable trend -5.2 (-37.6, 43.9)
Washington County 6,10 13.3 (10.5, 16.7) 17 2007-2011 stable stable trend -0.9 (-21.3, 24.8)
Cambria County 6,10 17.7 (13.8, 22.3) 17 2007-2011 stable stable trend -2.7 (-13.2, 9.2)
Centre County 6,10 21.7 (17.0, 27.2) 16 2007-2011 stable stable trend 26.3 (-1.3, 61.7)
Lycoming County 6,10 22.7 (17.8, 28.6) 16 2007-2011 stable stable trend 5.8 (-26.8, 52.9)
Beaver County 6,10 15.1 (11.8, 19.2) 16 2007-2011 stable stable trend -4.8 (-17.8, 10.1)
Schuylkill County 6,10 16.9 (13.1, 21.4) 15 2007-2011 stable stable trend 6.2 (-2.7, 15.8)
Lebanon County 6,10 18.1 (14.0, 23.1) 14 2007-2011 stable stable trend 2.4 (-30.8, 51.5)
Monroe County 6,10 14.8 (11.4, 18.8) 14 2007-2011 stable stable trend 7.9 (-0.1, 16.4)
Blair County 6,10 15.1 (11.6, 19.5) 13 2007-2011 stable stable trend -7.4 (-32.6, 27.2)
Adams County 6,10 21.3 (16.3, 27.5) 13 2007-2011 stable stable trend -7.8 (-39.4, 40.4)
Northumberland County 6,10 21.8 (16.4, 28.3) 13 2007-2011 stable stable trend -11.5 (-32.2, 15.5)
Mercer County 6,10 17.1 (12.8, 22.4) 12 2007-2011 stable stable trend 1.8 (-23.1, 34.8)
Crawford County 6,10 17.2 (12.6, 23.0) 10 2007-2011 stable stable trend -5.6 (-23.0, 15.7)
Clearfield County 6,10 21.4 (15.4, 29.0) 9 2007-2011 stable stable trend -5.5 (-15.8, 6.0)
Lawrence County 6,10 17.0 (12.1, 23.1) 9 2007-2011 stable stable trend -4.7 (-45.8, 67.4)
Bradford County 6,10 23.4 (16.6, 32.0) 8 2007-2011 stable stable trend 7.9 (-20.8, 47.1)
Carbon County 6,10 19.3 (13.6, 26.6) 8 2007-2011 stable stable trend -16 (-32.3, 4.3)
Columbia County 6,10 20.1 (14.0, 28.1) 8 2007-2011 stable stable trend 15.6 (-16.1, 59.3)
Somerset County 6,10 15.9 (11.0, 22.3) 8 2007-2011 stable stable trend 9.5 (-9.6, 32.6)
Union County 6,10 28.9 (20.1, 40.4) 7 2007-2011 stable stable trend -3.4 (-47.3, 77.0)
Jefferson County 6,10 29.7 (20.2, 42.1) 7 2007-2011 stable stable trend -1.8 (-47.0, 82.0)
Fayette County 6,10 6.8 (4.6, 9.9) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend -11.7 (-28.1, 8.3)
Snyder County 6,10 26.8 (18.0, 38.6) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend 0.3 (-37.7, 61.4)
Pike County 6,10 16.9 (11.1, 24.8) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend -12.8 (-63.5, 108.3)
Armstrong County 6,10 14.5 (9.4, 21.4) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend 38.4 (-17.4, 132.1)
Clarion County 6,10 27.7 (18.1, 40.4) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend -4.5 (-30.1, 30.4)
Indiana County 6,10 11.8 (7.7, 17.4) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend -20.1 (-41.7, 9.4)
Tioga County 6,10 23.1 (15.0, 34.1) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend 18 (-7.6, 50.7)
Mifflin County 6,10 20.0 (12.9, 29.5) 6 2007-2011 stable stable trend -2.2 (-30.7, 37.9)
Bedford County 6,10 17.8 (11.4, 26.5) 5 2007-2011 stable stable trend -34.3 (-57.3, 1.2)
Perry County 6,10 19.3 (12.5, 28.7) 5 2007-2011 stable stable trend 17.3 (-36.2, 115.8)
Huntingdon County 6,10 18.4 (11.5, 28.0) 5 2007-2011 stable stable trend 0.1 (-28.5, 40.0)
McKean County 6,10 17.8 (10.9, 27.6) 5 2007-2011 stable stable trend 34.3 (-19.0, 122.6)
Venango County 6,10 15.2 (9.3, 23.4) 5 2007-2011 stable stable trend 0 (0.0, 0.0)
Clinton County 6,10 21.3 (13.0, 32.7) 4 2007-2011 stable stable trend -3.1 (-54.6, 106.6)
Susquehanna County 6,10 19.7 (12.1, 30.3) 4 2007-2011 stable stable trend 18.2 (-26.4, 90.1)
Warren County 6,10 18.0 (10.9, 28.0) 4 2007-2011 stable stable trend -24.4 (-68.6, 81.9)
Wyoming County 6,10 23.8 (14.6, 37.1) 4 2007-2011 rising rising trend 23 (11.8, 35.3)
Wayne County 6,10 12.8 (7.5, 20.7) 4 2007-2011 stable stable trend 8 (-45.8, 115.0)
Cameron County 6,10
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3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Elk County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 stable stable trend 17.6 (-29.5, 96.4)
Forest County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Fulton County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Greene County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Juniata County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Montour County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Potter County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Sullivan County 6,10
*
3 or fewer
2007-2011 * *
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/24/2014 2:02 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.
* 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.

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