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Incidence Rate Report for Tennessee by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Breast, 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.

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

  • Tennessee6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.2 to 120.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4,363.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 119.6 to 120.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 207,460 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cannon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.4 to 96.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Moore County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.6 to 129.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bledsoe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.7 to 117.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Houston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 83.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 129.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Johnson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 88.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.7 to 118.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sequatchie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 89.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.7 to 124.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Henry County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.5 to 111.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dyer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.1 to 111.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Haywood County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 92.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.6 to 121.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cocke County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 93.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 76.1 to 113.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lake County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 94.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.8 to 153.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Obion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 95.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 77.4 to 117.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Coffee County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 95.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.2 to 112.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lawrence County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 97.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.8 to 115.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hancock County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.0 to 155.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Trousdale County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.8 to 149.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Dickson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.5 to 116.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Polk County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.9 to 130.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carter County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 99.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.4 to 115.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Giles County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 100.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.4 to 123.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Overton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 101.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.5 to 128.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 102.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.3 to 120.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sevier County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 102.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.0 to 115.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 103.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.6 to 124.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Stewart County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 105.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.7 to 143.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hamblen County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 105.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.8 to 121.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 43.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lauderdale County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 105.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 83.7 to 132.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jackson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.1 to 147.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 107.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.8 to 120.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 62.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hawkins County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 107.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 93.0 to 124.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Montgomery County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 108.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 97.6 to 119.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 77.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rutherford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 108.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.6 to 117.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 120.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 108.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.6 to 128.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Warren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 109.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.9 to 130.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Loudon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 109.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 93.9 to 127.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Scott County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 109.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.2 to 139.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tipton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 110.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.0 to 128.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Union County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 111.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.8 to 143.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grundy County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 111.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.4 to 148.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fentress County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 111.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.6 to 143.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bradley County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 111.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.8 to 124.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 65.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Decatur County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.7 to 153.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Henderson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.7 to 137.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Weakley County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.1 to 135.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 97.8 to 127.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 46.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Benton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.6 to 145.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gibson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.1 to 130.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 37.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • White County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.2 to 138.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McNairy County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 113.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.1 to 139.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McMinn County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 113.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.0 to 131.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 39.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Humphreys County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 114.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 88.3 to 146.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grainger County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 114.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.3 to 144.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cheatham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 115.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.2 to 138.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Carroll County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 116.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 94.9 to 141.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greene County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 116.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.9 to 131.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 55.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Smith County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 117.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.1 to 149.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Unicoi County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 117.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.4 to 148.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Claiborne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 117.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.6 to 141.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cumberland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 117.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.0 to 134.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 51.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hickman County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 117.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 93.1 to 147.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Robertson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.4 to 135.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 42.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Maury County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 104.7 to 133.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Anderson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 105.5 to 133.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 61.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Campbell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 100.8 to 139.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.2 to 155.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bedford County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 101.5 to 141.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.6 to 140.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sullivan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 111.3 to 130.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 134.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sumner County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 110.7 to 131.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 109.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hardin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 121.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.1 to 148.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 122.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 110.9 to 134.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 90.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • DeKalb County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 122.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.3 to 154.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clay County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 122.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.7 to 177.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Perry County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 123.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.3 to 178.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Blount County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 123.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 112.6 to 135.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 100.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hamilton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 124.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.2 to 131.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 259.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 124.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.9 to 166.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wilson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 124.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 112.2 to 137.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 77.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Meigs County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 124.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.2 to 169.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morgan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 125.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.2 to 157.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Shelby County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 126.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.5 to 130.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 622.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marshall County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 126.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.4 to 153.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Williamson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 128.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 118.2 to 139.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 122.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Roane County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 128.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 112.9 to 146.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 50.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Davidson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 129.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.4 to 134.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 412.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Knox County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 129.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.2 to 136.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 320.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fayette County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 130.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 109.9 to 153.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 30.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hardeman County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 132.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 106.7 to 161.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chester County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 134.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.4 to 172.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 135.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 112.0 to 162.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Van Buren County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 143.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.5 to 217.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Crockett County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 144.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 111.3 to 185.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rhea County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 176.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 150.0 to 206.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 34.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Macon County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 177.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 145.5 to 215.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pickett County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/01/2014 11:55 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.
    * 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 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.