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Incidence Rate Report for Washington 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

  • Washington5
  • Rate - ¶¶
  • Average Annual Count - ¶¶
  • Rate Period - ¶¶
  • 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.
  • Grays Harbor County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 120.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 106.5 to 136.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kitsap County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 123.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 115.4 to 132.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 181.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • San Juan County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 127.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 100.4 to 161.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clallam County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 129.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 116.1 to 145.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 76.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Skagit County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 132.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 120.2 to 144.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 96.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mason County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 133.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.0 to 151.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 53.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Thurston County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 134.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 126.3 to 143.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 195.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Snohomish County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 136.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 131.3 to 142.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 495.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pierce County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 136.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 131.8 to 142.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 562.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Island County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 139.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 125.4 to 155.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 75.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • King County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 140.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 137.2 to 143.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,404.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Whatcom County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 142.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 132.1 to 152.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 156.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 144.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.6 to 170.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 37.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Adams County6
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  • Asotin County6
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  • Benton County6
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  • Chelan County6
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  • Clark County6
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  • Columbia County6
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  • Cowlitz County6
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  • Douglas County6
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  • Ferry County6
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  • Franklin County6
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  • Garfield County6
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  • Grant County6
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  • Kittitas County6
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  • Klickitat County6
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  • Lewis County6
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  • Lincoln County6
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  • Okanogan County6
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  • Pacific County6
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  • Pend Oreille County6
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  • Skamania County6
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  • Spokane County6
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  • Stevens County6
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  • Wahkiakum County6
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  • Walla Walla County6
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  • Whitman County6
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  • Yakima County6
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  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/18/2014 4:45 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.
    ¶¶ Data not available for Minnesota, Ohio, or Washington.
    § 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.
    5 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.
    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.
    7 Source: SEER November 2012 submission.

    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.

    Data not available for this combination of geography, cancer site, age, and race/ethnicity.
    Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.