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Incidence Rate Report for South Carolina by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Colon & Rectum, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
County
Annual Incidence Rate
over rate period
(95% Confidence Interval)

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
South Carolina6 43.4 (42.6, 44.3) 2,131 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 43.9 (43.8, 44.0) 141,283 2006-2010
Hampton County6 63.9 (49.8, 80.8) 14 2006-2010
Jasper County6 60.2 (46.7, 76.3) 14 2006-2010
Lee County6 58.3 (45.1, 74.3) 14 2006-2010
Darlington County6 55.4 (48.1, 63.4) 44 2006-2010
Greenwood County6 54.4 (47.3, 62.3) 43 2006-2010
Bamberg County6 53.9 (40.1, 71.2) 11 2006-2010
Union County6 52.6 (42.5, 64.5) 19 2006-2010
Cherokee County6 51.7 (43.7, 60.7) 30 2006-2010
Marlboro County6 51.2 (40.3, 64.2) 16 2006-2010
Orangeburg County6 50.7 (44.7, 57.2) 53 2006-2010
Colleton County6 50.5 (41.6, 60.8) 23 2006-2010
Chester County6 50.1 (40.4, 61.4) 19 2006-2010
Anderson County6 49.7 (45.5, 54.1) 106 2006-2010
Laurens County6 49.6 (42.7, 57.2) 39 2006-2010
Kershaw County6 48.7 (41.5, 56.9) 33 2006-2010
Williamsburg County6 48.7 (39.5, 59.4) 20 2006-2010
Edgefield County6 48.2 (37.2, 61.5) 14 2006-2010
Clarendon County6 47.3 (38.2, 58.0) 20 2006-2010
York County6 46.8 (42.6, 51.2) 97 2006-2010
Abbeville County6 46.4 (36.3, 58.7) 15 2006-2010
Georgetown County6 46.2 (39.8, 53.4) 40 2006-2010
Saluda County6 45.8 (34.3, 60.1) 11 2006-2010
Horry County6 45.7 (42.4, 49.3) 146 2006-2010
Florence County6 45.2 (40.4, 50.4) 67 2006-2010
Lancaster County6 44.4 (38.2, 51.5) 37 2006-2010
Allendale County6 44.2 (28.9, 65.0) 5 2006-2010
Dorchester County6 43.2 (37.7, 49.1) 49 2006-2010
Oconee County6 43.1 (37.3, 49.6) 42 2006-2010
Marion County6 42.8 (34.1, 53.2) 17 2006-2010
Spartanburg County6 42.4 (39.1, 45.9) 127 2006-2010
Chesterfield County6 42.3 (34.6, 51.2) 22 2006-2010
Sumter County6 42.0 (36.7, 47.8) 46 2006-2010
Lexington County6 41.6 (38.2, 45.4) 109 2006-2010
Greenville County6 41.5 (38.9, 44.2) 190 2006-2010
Dillon County6 41.0 (31.7, 52.2) 14 2006-2010
Pickens County6 39.4 (34.5, 44.7) 48 2006-2010
Beaufort County6 39.0 (35.2, 43.3) 80 2006-2010
McCormick County6 38.5 (25.6, 56.9) 7 2006-2010
Berkeley County6 38.2 (33.7, 43.1) 58 2006-2010
Richland County6 38.2 (35.2, 41.4) 124 2006-2010
Charleston County6 37.8 (35.0, 40.8) 135 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 37.4 (26.4, 52.0) 8 2006-2010
Fairfield County6 37.1 (27.4, 49.2) 10 2006-2010
Newberry County6 37.1 (29.4, 46.3) 17 2006-2010
Aiken County6 34.9 (31.1, 39.0) 65 2006-2010
Barnwell County6 32.3 (23.1, 44.1) 8 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/19/2014 2:02 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.

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.