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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report by State

Leukemia (All Stages^), 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by CI*Rank

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of *** is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC/APC:

AAPC/APC (95% Confidence Interval) - the change in rate over time


Other Notes


Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Florida6


Minnesota6


Iowa7


South Dakota6


Idaho7


Wisconsin6


Kentucky7


New Jersey7


New York7


West Virginia6


North Dakota6


Montana6


Utah7


Pennsylvania6


Maine6


Kansas6


Nebraska6


Connecticut7


Rhode Island6


Georgia7


Washington5


North Carolina6


Missouri6


Arkansas6


Texas7


Louisiana7


New Hampshire6


Illinois7


Michigan6


Oregon6


Tennessee6


Oklahoma6


Massachusetts7


New Mexico7


Maryland6


Vermont6


Colorado6


Ohio6


Alabama6


Mississippi6


Delaware6


Alaska6


Wyoming6


California7


South Carolina6


Virginia6


Arizona6


Hawaii7


District of Columbia6


Puerto Rico6


Indiana6 Nevada6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/01/2023 4:08 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data cannot be shown for the following areas. For more information on what areas are suppressed or not available, please refer to the table.
Indiana, Nevada

⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.

† 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 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
Rates and trends are computed using different standards for malignancy. For more information see malignant.html.

^ All Stages refers to any stage in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) summary stage.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.

Source: SEER and NPCR data. For more specific information please see the table.

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.

Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada.
Data for the United States does not include Puerto Rico.
CI*Rank data for Puerto Rico is not available.