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Incidence Rate Report for West Virginia 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

  • West Virginia6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.0 to 72.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 896.
  • 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.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 83.9 to 134.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mingo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 101.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.4 to 126.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hampshire County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 101.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.8 to 128.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Boone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 101.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.9 to 126.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Logan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.7 to 110.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clay County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 90.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 133.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 88.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.8 to 113.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Webster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.9 to 127.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morgan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.8 to 113.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 85.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.8 to 113.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cabell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 85.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.4 to 95.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 57.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pocahontas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.2 to 122.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Barbour County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 81.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 110.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fayette County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.4 to 96.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Calhoun County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.4 to 120.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greenbrier County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.5 to 93.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.1 to 89.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kanawha County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.1 to 81.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 109.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Harrison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.5 to 85.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 37.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jackson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.3 to 91.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pleasants County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.4 to 118.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gilmer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.2 to 117.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wood County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.4 to 81.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 45.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McDowell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.1 to 93.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Berkeley County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.8 to 81.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 37.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Roane County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.9 to 97.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hancock County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.1 to 86.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wetzel County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.6 to 93.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nicholas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.5 to 86.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 13.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.7 to 80.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.4 to 81.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mercer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.0 to 77.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Taylor County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.6 to 89.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Upshur County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.9 to 84.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marshall County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 79.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mason County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.1 to 80.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ohio County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.2 to 73.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Preston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.3 to 76.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mineral County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 59.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.8 to 77.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Raleigh County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.0 to 68.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 33.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tucker County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 58.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.5 to 98.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Braxton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 55.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.1 to 81.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Brooke County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.0 to 69.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Randolph County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 52.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.1 to 68.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 51.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.8 to 82.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monongalia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.4 to 61.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ritchie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.5 to 80.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grant County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 29.1 to 75.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Summers County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 47.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.8 to 71.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 45.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 34.4 to 58.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hardy County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 39.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 23.3 to 63.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 37.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 22.1 to 59.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Doddridge County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *
  • Pendleton County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *
  • Wirt County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/20/2014 11:51 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.