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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report by State

Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites) (All Stages^), 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes

Sorted by Rate

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


Maine6


New York7


Kentucky7


Delaware6


Rhode Island6


District of Columbia6


New Jersey7


Florida6


Utah7


Vermont6


Washington1


Nebraska6


Minnesota6


New Hampshire6


Pennsylvania6


Illinois7


Iowa7


Montana6


Oregon6


Ohio6


Massachusetts7


Texas7


Puerto Rico6


Wisconsin6


Kansas6


West Virginia6


Connecticut7


California7


Alabama6


Arizona6


Georgia7


Colorado6


North Carolina6


Missouri6


Wyoming6


Indiana6


Maryland6


Idaho7


Louisiana7


Oklahoma6


Michigan6


Arkansas6


Tennessee6


Alaska6


Hawaii7


New Mexico7


Virginia6


North Dakota6


South Carolina6


Mississippi6


South Dakota6


Nevada6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/26/2022 12:05 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.
Nevada

† 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 has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).
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.