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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for South Dakota 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.

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC/APC:

AAPC/APC (95% Confidence Interval) - the change in rate over time


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


    South Dakota6,10
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    Lyman County6,10
    Stanley County6,10
    Dewey County6,10
    Todd County6,10
    Douglas County6,10
    Fall River County6,10
    Brule County6,10
    Pennington County6,10
    Gregory County6,10
    Union County6,10
    Deuel County6,10
    McCook County6,10
    Yankton County6,10
    Potter County6,10
    Davison County6,10
    Clay County6,10
    Codington County6,10
    Kingsbury County6,10
    Minnehaha County6,10
    Marshall County6,10
    Walworth County6,10
    Butte County6,10
    Lake County6,10
    Hughes County6,10
    Meade County6,10
    Day County6,10
    Brown County6,10
    Shannon County6,10
    Bon Homme County6,10
    Turner County6,10
    Hamlin County6,10
    Beadle County6,10
    Custer County6,10
    Lincoln County6,10
    Lawrence County6,10
    Roberts County6,10
    Charles Mix County6,10
    Grant County6,10
    Hutchinson County6,10
    Brookings County6,10
    Spink County6,10
    Tripp County6,10
    Aurora County6,10
    Bennett County6,10
    Buffalo County6,10
    Campbell County6,10
    Clark County6,10
    Corson County6,10
    Edmunds County6,10
    Faulk County6,10
    Haakon County6,10
    Hand County6,10
    Hanson County6,10
    Harding County6,10
    Hyde County6,10
    Jackson County6,10
    Jerauld County6,10
    Jones County6,10
    McPherson County6,10
    Mellette County6,10
    Miner County6,10
    Moody County6,10
    Perkins County6,10
    Sanborn County6,10
    Sully County6,10
    Ziebach County6,10


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/22/2014 1:27 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.
    ‡ Incidence data come from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each area for additional information.
    § 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 APCs 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.