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Incidence Rate Report for West Virginia by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Cancer Sites, 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

  • West Virginia6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 478.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 474.3 to 482.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10,995.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 453.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.4 to 454.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,463,786 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clay County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 626.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 561.9 to 696.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 72.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hampshire County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 624.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 583.8 to 668.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 182.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Barbour County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 587.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 540.8 to 637.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 121.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 569.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 524.8 to 617.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 126.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cabell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 554.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 535.4 to 574.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 643.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hancock County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 550.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 519.4 to 583.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 241.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ohio County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 549.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 522.8 to 577.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 337.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wirt County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 541.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 466.1 to 626.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 39.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mingo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 528.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 492.1 to 566.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 167.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wetzel County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 520.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 478.3 to 565.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 121.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kanawha County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 518.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 505.3 to 531.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,294.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 516.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 492.7 to 541.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 373.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mercer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 515.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 493.2 to 538.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 429.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Logan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 513.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 484.0 to 544.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 235.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Boone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 513.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 476.8 to 551.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 154.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Harrison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 511.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 490.4 to 534.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 444.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greenbrier County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 505.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 477.0 to 535.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 250.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 503.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 465.6 to 544.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 135.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jackson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 501.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 469.1 to 535.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 188.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fayette County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 499.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 474.3 to 526.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 302.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wood County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 498.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 480.1 to 518.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 554.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gilmer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 481.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 420.3 to 550.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 45.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McDowell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 477.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 441.7 to 514.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 141.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Berkeley County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 472.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 453.2 to 492.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 476.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 467.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 432.5 to 505.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 139.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mineral County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 466.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 435.0 to 500.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 168.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Webster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 463.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 409.8 to 523.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Raleigh County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 460.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 441.8 to 480.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 460.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 455.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 431.8 to 480.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 290.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nicholas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 454.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 421.8 to 488.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 155.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Randolph County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 451.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 420.7 to 483.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 173.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Preston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 443.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 414.2 to 473.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 179.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tucker County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 443.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 386.2 to 507.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 47.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monongalia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 440.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 419.8 to 461.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 359.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mason County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 435.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 404.6 to 468.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 152.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Calhoun County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 433.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 377.3 to 496.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 46.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Roane County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 428.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 387.2 to 472.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 85.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 426.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 376.5 to 481.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 56.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 424.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 383.5 to 470.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 82.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marshall County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 421.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 394.6 to 450.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 191.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pleasants County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 413.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 357.2 to 476.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Brooke County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 405.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 375.0 to 438.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 137.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Braxton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 397.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 358.2 to 441.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 77.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Taylor County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 397.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 359.8 to 438.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 84.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morgan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 391.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 356.0 to 430.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 92.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Summers County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 389.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 350.7 to 431.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 78.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pendleton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 381.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 330.9 to 438.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Upshur County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 378.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 347.5 to 412.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 114.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ritchie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 377.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 332.9 to 427.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 54.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pocahontas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 376.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 328.6 to 429.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 48.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hardy County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 376.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 335.5 to 420.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 65.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grant County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 358.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 317.2 to 404.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 58.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 355.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 332.6 to 379.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 190.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 331.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 309.8 to 354.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 178.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Doddridge County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 318.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 269.6 to 374.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/28/2014 2:27 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.

    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.