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Incidence Rate Report for South Carolina by County

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

Average Annual Count
Rate Period
South Carolina6 71.0 (70.0, 72.1) 3,537 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 65.0 (64.9, 65.1) 208,653 2006-2010
Union County6 94.0 (80.7, 109.2) 36 2006-2010
Chester County6 90.7 (77.7, 105.4) 35 2006-2010
Cherokee County6 90.6 (80.1, 102.1) 56 2006-2010
Chesterfield County6 86.4 (75.3, 98.7) 45 2006-2010
Marlboro County6 85.8 (71.8, 101.7) 28 2006-2010
Colleton County6 85.2 (73.7, 98.0) 41 2006-2010
Berkeley County6 85.1 (78.2, 92.4) 124 2006-2010
Laurens County6 83.3 (74.5, 92.9) 67 2006-2010
Marion County6 82.0 (69.7, 96.0) 33 2006-2010
Hampton County6 80.5 (65.1, 98.5) 19 2006-2010
Anderson County6 80.4 (75.1, 85.9) 177 2006-2010
Lee County6 80.0 (64.1, 98.9) 18 2006-2010
Kershaw County6 78.1 (69.1, 88.0) 56 2006-2010
York County6 77.9 (72.5, 83.7) 159 2006-2010
Horry County6 76.3 (72.1, 80.7) 255 2006-2010
Lancaster County6 75.7 (67.7, 84.4) 67 2006-2010
Darlington County6 75.0 (66.6, 84.1) 60 2006-2010
Fairfield County6 74.1 (60.6, 89.9) 22 2006-2010
Dorchester County6 74.1 (66.9, 81.8) 84 2006-2010
Richland County6 74.0 (69.8, 78.5) 234 2006-2010
Lexington County6 73.5 (68.8, 78.4) 190 2006-2010
Spartanburg County6 73.1 (68.9, 77.6) 224 2006-2010
Pickens County6 73.0 (66.4, 80.2) 91 2006-2010
Abbeville County6 71.4 (59.0, 85.7) 24 2006-2010
Oconee County6 71.2 (63.9, 79.2) 73 2006-2010
Dillon County6 69.4 (57.5, 83.2) 24 2006-2010
Georgetown County6 69.0 (61.3, 77.6) 61 2006-2010
Greenville County6 68.5 (65.1, 72.1) 313 2006-2010
Greenwood County6 68.3 (60.4, 77.0) 55 2006-2010
Newberry County6 68.3 (58.0, 79.9) 32 2006-2010
Charleston County6 67.1 (63.2, 71.0) 238 2006-2010
Aiken County6 63.2 (58.2, 68.6) 120 2006-2010
Florence County6 62.7 (57.1, 68.8) 93 2006-2010
Edgefield County6 62.2 (49.6, 77.0) 18 2006-2010
Clarendon County6 60.6 (50.7, 72.0) 28 2006-2010
Sumter County6 60.0 (53.7, 66.9) 66 2006-2010
Jasper County6 58.2 (44.7, 74.4) 13 2006-2010
Barnwell County6 57.6 (45.1, 72.6) 15 2006-2010
Orangeburg County6 57.2 (51.0, 64.1) 63 2006-2010
Saluda County6 55.0 (42.5, 70.2) 13 2006-2010
Bamberg County6 54.0 (40.5, 70.8) 11 2006-2010
Williamsburg County6 52.6 (43.1, 63.6) 22 2006-2010
Allendale County6 50.8 (34.2, 72.9) 6 2006-2010
Beaufort County6 50.0 (45.7, 54.5) 109 2006-2010
Calhoun County6 48.6 (35.6, 65.3) 10 2006-2010
McCormick County6 48.0 (34.7, 66.5) 9 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/16/2014 3:29 pm.
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.