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Incidence Rate Report for West Virginia 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

  • West Virginia6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 110.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 107.5 to 112.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 1,324.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • 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.
  • Grant County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 62.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.0 to 93.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wayne County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.5 to 79.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Doddridge County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 112.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Braxton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.8 to 107.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hardy County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.0 to 110.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tyler County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.5 to 118.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pendleton County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 124.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ritchie County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 85.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.7 to 125.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Summers County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.7 to 117.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pleasants County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.9 to 135.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wetzel County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.4 to 115.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Taylor County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 87.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.9 to 117.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Upshur County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 88.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.2 to 112.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Calhoun County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 89.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.7 to 137.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 5.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Brooke County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 89.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.6 to 113.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morgan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 90.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.2 to 120.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Logan County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 92.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.7 to 112.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Roane County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 95.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.7 to 128.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mason County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 96.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 77.0 to 119.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tucker County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 97.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.9 to 146.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Boone County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 76.8 to 123.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Nicholas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.5 to 121.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marshall County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.1 to 118.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 24.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Gilmer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 99.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.1 to 157.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 4.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 99.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 77.1 to 127.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 14.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pocahontas County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 100.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.8 to 145.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wyoming County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 100.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.6 to 126.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mineral County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 103.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 83.2 to 127.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • McDowell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 103.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.7 to 129.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Webster County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 103.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.9 to 149.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mingo County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 104.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.1 to 129.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Marion County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.3 to 122.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 40.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 90.1 to 125.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Barbour County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 107.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.4 to 140.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 12.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Putnam County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 107.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.5 to 124.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 37.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Mercer County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 108.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 94.7 to 124.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 47.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Berkeley County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 111.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.3 to 125.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 59.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Harrison County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.4 to 127.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 51.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monroe County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 112.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 83.7 to 148.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Raleigh County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 115.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.2 to 129.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 60.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Fayette County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 115.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.9 to 134.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Randolph County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 118.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.2 to 143.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Monongalia County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 104.8 to 135.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 52.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wood County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 107.0 to 133.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 70.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Preston County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.9 to 143.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Kanawha County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 119.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 111.4 to 128.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 159.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jackson County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 123.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 101.2 to 148.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hancock County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 124.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 104.4 to 148.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 29.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lewis County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 130.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.3 to 165.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ohio County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 132.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 114.4 to 153.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 42.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cabell County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 134.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.5 to 148.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 83.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Greenbrier County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 144.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.5 to 168.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Clay County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 151.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 108.3 to 206.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Hampshire County6
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 155.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 126.8 to 188.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Wirt County6
  • Rate - *
  • Average Annual Count - *
  • Rate Period - *


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/31/2014 5:26 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.