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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Texas by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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


    Texas6,10
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    Coleman County6,10
    Winkler County6,10
    Polk County6,10
    Stephens County6,10
    Refugio County6,10
    Orange County6,10
    San Jacinto County6,10
    Young County6,10
    Harrison County6,10
    Bowie County6,10
    Franklin County6,10
    Palo Pinto County6,10
    Trinity County6,10
    Bell County6,10
    Coryell County6,10
    Henderson County6,10
    Callahan County6,10
    Cherokee County6,10
    Montague County6,10
    Potter County6,10
    Sabine County6,10
    Wichita County6,10
    Mitchell County6,10
    Clay County6,10
    Hunt County6,10
    Burleson County6,10
    Wood County6,10
    Llano County6,10
    Jack County6,10
    Lamar County6,10
    Fannin County6,10
    Camp County6,10
    Gray County6,10
    Moore County6,10
    Brown County6,10
    Van Zandt County6,10
    Limestone County6,10
    Montgomery County6,10
    Angelina County6,10
    Gregg County6,10
    Terry County6,10
    Bosque County6,10
    Howard County6,10
    Calhoun County6,10
    Hill County6,10
    Hood County6,10
    Grayson County6,10
    Aransas County6,10
    Ector County6,10
    Morris County6,10
    Johnson County6,10
    Rusk County6,10
    Colorado County6,10
    Parker County6,10
    Burnet County6,10
    Ward County6,10
    Cass County6,10
    Liberty County6,10
    Smith County6,10
    Brazoria County6,10
    Ellis County6,10
    Panola County6,10
    Hutchinson County6,10
    Red River County6,10
    Kaufman County6,10
    Comanche County6,10
    Victoria County6,10
    Lampasas County6,10
    Hopkins County6,10
    Galveston County6,10
    Rains County6,10
    Chambers County6,10
    San Patricio County6,10
    Kerr County6,10
    Marion County6,10
    McLennan County6,10
    Bastrop County6,10
    Cooke County6,10
    Tarrant County6,10
    Hardin County6,10
    Nacogdoches County6,10
    Milam County6,10
    Jasper County6,10
    Gaines County6,10
    Brazos County6,10
    Anderson County6,10
    Nolan County6,10
    Navarro County6,10
    Jefferson County6,10
    Hockley County6,10
    Karnes County6,10
    Falls County6,10
    Fayette County6,10
    Wilbarger County6,10
    Bandera County6,10
    Walker County6,10
    Jackson County6,10
    Wise County6,10
    Dallas County6,10
    Waller County6,10
    Denton County6,10
    Newton County6,10
    Upshur County6,10
    Taylor County6,10
    Eastland County6,10
    Harris County6,10
    Randall County6,10
    Live Oak County6,10
    Tyler County6,10
    Andrews County6,10
    Jones County6,10
    Matagorda County6,10
    Collin County6,10
    Scurry County6,10
    Tom Green County6,10
    Rockwall County6,10
    Guadalupe County6,10
    Williamson County6,10
    Lubbock County6,10
    Madison County6,10
    DeWitt County6,10
    Leon County6,10
    Titus County6,10
    Midland County6,10
    Comal County6,10
    Hays County6,10
    Shelby County6,10
    Caldwell County6,10
    Wharton County6,10
    Hamilton County6,10
    Austin County6,10
    San Augustine County6,10
    Lee County6,10
    Travis County6,10
    Hale County6,10
    Fort Bend County6,10
    Houston County6,10
    Gonzales County6,10
    Erath County6,10
    Runnels County6,10
    Washington County6,10
    Atascosa County6,10
    Wilson County6,10
    Kendall County6,10
    Nueces County6,10
    Jim Wells County6,10
    Grimes County6,10
    Frio County6,10
    Dawson County6,10
    Freestone County6,10
    Gillespie County6,10
    Robertson County6,10
    Bexar County6,10
    Medina County6,10
    Lavaca County6,10
    Deaf Smith County6,10
    Kleberg County6,10
    Bee County6,10
    Willacy County6,10
    El Paso County6,10
    Val Verde County6,10
    Uvalde County6,10
    Cameron County6,10
    Hidalgo County6,10
    Starr County6,10
    Webb County6,10
    Maverick County6,10
    Archer County6,10
    Armstrong County6,10
    Bailey County6,10
    Baylor County6,10
    Blanco County6,10
    Borden County6,10
    Brewster County6,10
    Briscoe County6,10
    Brooks County6,10
    Carson County6,10
    Castro County6,10
    Childress County6,10
    Cochran County6,10
    Coke County6,10
    Collingsworth County6,10
    Concho County6,10
    Cottle County6,10
    Crane County6,10
    Crockett County6,10
    Crosby County6,10
    Culberson County6,10
    Dallam County6,10
    Delta County6,10
    Dickens County6,10
    Dimmit County6,10
    Donley County6,10
    Duval County6,10
    Edwards County6,10
    Fisher County6,10
    Floyd County6,10
    Foard County6,10
    Garza County6,10
    Glasscock County6,10
    Goliad County6,10
    Hall County6,10
    Hansford County6,10
    Hardeman County6,10
    Hartley County6,10
    Haskell County6,10
    Hemphill County6,10
    Hudspeth County6,10
    Irion County6,10
    Jeff Davis County6,10
    Jim Hogg County6,10
    Kenedy County6,10
    Kent County6,10
    Kimble County6,10
    King County6,10
    Kinney County6,10
    Knox County6,10
    La Salle County6,10
    Lamb County6,10
    Lipscomb County6,10
    Loving County6,10
    Lynn County6,10
    Martin County6,10
    Mason County6,10
    McCulloch County6,10
    McMullen County6,10
    Menard County6,10
    Mills County6,10
    Motley County6,10
    Ochiltree County6,10
    Oldham County6,10
    Parmer County6,10
    Pecos County6,10
    Presidio County6,10
    Reagan County6,10
    Real County6,10
    Reeves County6,10
    Roberts County6,10
    San Saba County6,10
    Schleicher County6,10
    Shackelford County6,10
    Sherman County6,10
    Somervell County6,10
    Sterling County6,10
    Stonewall County6,10
    Sutton County6,10
    Swisher County6,10
    Terrell County6,10
    Throckmorton County6,10
    Upton County6,10
    Wheeler County6,10
    Yoakum County6,10
    Zapata County6,10
    Zavala County6,10


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2014 4:17 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.