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Incidence Rate Report for Vermont 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.

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

  • Vermont6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.1 to 69.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 262.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 54.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 54.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96,456 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Essex County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 102.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.5 to 157.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rutland County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.6 to 90.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 35.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bennington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.5 to 90.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Windsor County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.4 to 85.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 83.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Caledonia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.7 to 85.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Chittenden County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.5 to 74.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lamoille County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 88.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orange County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.9 to 78.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Addison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.5 to 75.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.5 to 70.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orleans County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 68.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Windham County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.9 to 64.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grand Isle County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/19/2014 8:53 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.
    * 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.