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Incidence Rate Report for Tennessee 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
Tennessee6 79.1 (78.1, 80.0) 5,422 2006-2010
US (SEER+NPCR)1 65.0 (64.9, 65.1) 208,653 2006-2010
Campbell County6 111.3 (98.9, 124.9) 61 2006-2010
Pickett County6 109.5 (78.3, 151.2) 9 2006-2010
Jackson County6 108.4 (86.5, 134.8) 18 2006-2010
Polk County6 108.1 (89.7, 129.7) 25 2006-2010
Rhea County6 107.7 (93.2, 123.9) 41 2006-2010
Macon County6 105.8 (88.5, 125.6) 27 2006-2010
Benton County6 104.8 (86.9, 125.9) 25 2006-2010
Monroe County6 104.4 (92.5, 117.5) 59 2006-2010
Claiborne County6 104.2 (90.4, 119.6) 43 2006-2010
Wayne County6 104.0 (85.3, 125.8) 22 2006-2010
Fentress County6 101.5 (83.8, 122.1) 24 2006-2010
Hickman County6 99.3 (83.2, 117.7) 28 2006-2010
Perry County6 98.8 (73.9, 130.5) 11 2006-2010
Grundy County6 98.7 (79.2, 122.0) 18 2006-2010
Morgan County6 98.4 (81.4, 118.0) 25 2006-2010
Humphreys County6 96.5 (79.6, 116.2) 24 2006-2010
Overton County6 96.0 (80.6, 113.8) 28 2006-2010
Smith County6 95.7 (77.9, 116.5) 21 2006-2010
Hawkins County6 95.5 (85.5, 106.4) 69 2006-2010
Scott County6 95.2 (78.5, 114.6) 23 2006-2010
Marion County6 94.5 (80.7, 110.2) 35 2006-2010
Lewis County6 93.9 (73.2, 119.1) 14 2006-2010
Trousdale County6 93.4 (67.2, 126.9) 9 2006-2010
Houston County6 93.0 (69.4, 122.9) 11 2006-2010
Greene County6 92.8 (84.0, 102.4) 84 2006-2010
Lake County6 92.5 (66.1, 126.6) 8 2006-2010
Union County6 92.1 (74.7, 112.6) 21 2006-2010
Dickson County6 92.0 (80.6, 104.6) 48 2006-2010
Lauderdale County6 91.6 (76.4, 108.9) 26 2006-2010
Marshall County6 91.1 (77.0, 107.1) 30 2006-2010
Gibson County6 90.8 (80.5, 102.2) 57 2006-2010
Henry County6 90.2 (78.4, 103.6) 43 2006-2010
DeKalb County6 89.9 (73.3, 109.4) 21 2006-2010
Tipton County6 89.3 (78.4, 101.2) 52 2006-2010
Hardin County6 88.9 (75.6, 104.1) 33 2006-2010
Haywood County6 88.2 (71.2, 108.3) 19 2006-2010
Warren County6 87.9 (76.3, 100.9) 42 2006-2010
Meigs County6 87.8 (68.0, 112.2) 14 2006-2010
Cocke County6 87.5 (75.9, 100.6) 42 2006-2010
Obion County6 87.0 (74.7, 101.0) 36 2006-2010
Sevier County6 86.7 (78.9, 95.1) 96 2006-2010
Hardeman County6 86.4 (72.4, 102.4) 28 2006-2010
Cheatham County6 85.7 (72.5, 100.7) 32 2006-2010
Hamblen County6 85.7 (76.5, 95.6) 66 2006-2010
Anderson County6 85.4 (77.5, 94.1) 86 2006-2010
Decatur County6 84.9 (66.3, 107.9) 15 2006-2010
Grainger County6 84.7 (70.0, 101.8) 24 2006-2010
White County6 84.3 (70.9, 99.8) 29 2006-2010
Blount County6 84.2 (77.8, 91.2) 128 2006-2010
Coffee County6 84.0 (74.1, 94.8) 53 2006-2010
Montgomery County6 83.6 (76.1, 91.5) 98 2006-2010
Roane County6 83.2 (74.3, 93.0) 65 2006-2010
Carter County6 82.5 (73.5, 92.4) 63 2006-2010
Sullivan County6 82.2 (76.9, 87.9) 180 2006-2010
Robertson County6 82.1 (72.4, 92.8) 53 2006-2010
Carroll County6 82.1 (69.6, 96.4) 32 2006-2010
Bledsoe County6 82.0 (63.0, 105.4) 13 2006-2010
Maury County6 81.9 (73.4, 91.1) 70 2006-2010
Unicoi County6 81.7 (67.2, 98.8) 23 2006-2010
Knox County6 81.4 (77.7, 85.2) 370 2006-2010
Franklin County6 81.2 (70.8, 93.0) 44 2006-2010
Henderson County6 81.1 (67.7, 96.4) 26 2006-2010
Stewart County6 80.5 (62.4, 102.6) 14 2006-2010
Weakley County6 80.2 (68.1, 93.8) 32 2006-2010
Lawrence County6 80.1 (69.4, 92.0) 41 2006-2010
Jefferson County6 79.7 (70.1, 90.4) 52 2006-2010
Wilson County6 79.6 (72.1, 87.6) 88 2006-2010
Giles County6 79.3 (67.0, 93.3) 30 2006-2010
Davidson County6 78.0 (74.7, 81.4) 433 2006-2010
Cumberland County6 78.0 (69.9, 86.9) 75 2006-2010
Crockett County6 77.8 (60.6, 98.7) 14 2006-2010
Johnson County6 77.4 (62.4, 95.2) 19 2006-2010
Dyer County6 77.2 (66.1, 89.8) 35 2006-2010
McMinn County6 76.2 (67.1, 86.3) 52 2006-2010
Lincoln County6 75.7 (64.5, 88.4) 33 2006-2010
McNairy County6 74.7 (62.2, 89.2) 26 2006-2010
Bedford County6 74.5 (63.6, 86.8) 34 2006-2010
Sumner County6 74.2 (68.3, 80.5) 122 2006-2010
Putnam County6 73.1 (64.9, 82.1) 59 2006-2010
Hamilton County6 73.0 (69.2, 76.9) 283 2006-2010
Clay County6 72.5 (51.9, 99.5) 9 2006-2010
Loudon County6 72.0 (63.3, 81.8) 52 2006-2010
Washington County6 72.0 (65.8, 78.6) 102 2006-2010
Rutherford County6 71.8 (66.3, 77.7) 132 2006-2010
Madison County6 70.7 (63.6, 78.5) 73 2006-2010
Bradley County6 70.5 (63.6, 78.0) 78 2006-2010
Cannon County6 68.9 (52.5, 89.4) 12 2006-2010
Fayette County6 65.2 (55.0, 76.9) 30 2006-2010
Shelby County6 64.8 (62.4, 67.4) 536 2006-2010
Sequatchie County6 63.8 (48.1, 83.5) 12 2006-2010
Van Buren County6 62.8 (38.8, 97.4) 5 2006-2010
Chester County6 57.1 (42.9, 74.7) 11 2006-2010
Hancock County6 55.2 (36.2, 82.1) 5 2006-2010
Williamson County6 54.5 (49.0, 60.4) 77 2006-2010
Moore County6 49.1 (30.1, 76.9) 4 2006-2010
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/17/2014 5:32 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.