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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

All Cancer Sites (All Stages^), 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <50

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



Lowndes County6

Pickens County6

Crenshaw County6

Coosa County6

Tallapoosa County6

Butler County6

Walker County6

Lamar County6

Marengo County6

Talladega County6

Clarke County6

Dallas County6

Calhoun County6

Lawrence County6

Bullock County6

Autauga County6

Morgan County6

Chambers County6

Sumter County6

Elmore County6

Bibb County6

Perry County6

Clay County6

Cullman County6

Lauderdale County6

Macon County6

Colbert County6

Randolph County6

Fayette County6

Marshall County6

Washington County6

Monroe County6

Greene County6

Madison County6

Etowah County6

Cherokee County6

Coffee County6

Dale County6

St. Clair County6

Covington County6

Jackson County6

Houston County6

Baldwin County6

Winston County6

Wilcox County6

Jefferson County6

Limestone County6

Franklin County6

Geneva County6

Shelby County6

Tuscaloosa County6

Montgomery County6

Chilton County6

Blount County6

Mobile County6

Choctaw County6

Hale County6

Henry County6

Conecuh County6

Marion County6

DeKalb County6

Escambia County6

Pike County6

Cleburne County6

Russell County6

Lee County6

Barbour County6

Created by on 10/02/2023 5:17 pm.

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

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 for the United States does not include data from Nevada.
Data for the United States does not include Puerto Rico.

When displaying county information, the CI*Rank for the state is not shown because it's not comparable. To see the state CI*Rank please view the statistics at the US By State level.