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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

Lung & Bronchus (Late Stage^), 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Percentlate

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.

Percent of Cases with Late Stage - This is the number of late stages cases compared to the number of cases for all stages.

Other Notes

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report



Clarke County6

Marengo County6

Sumter County6

Macon County6

Walker County6

Mobile County6

Jefferson County6

Cleburne County6

Autauga County6

Bullock County6

Etowah County6

Hale County6

St. Clair County6

Tuscaloosa County6

Pickens County6

Dallas County6

Bibb County6

Blount County6

Lamar County6

Fayette County6

Shelby County6

Chambers County6

Chilton County6

Lee County6

Madison County6

Lauderdale County6

Lowndes County6

Randolph County6

Baldwin County6

Russell County6

Cherokee County6

Montgomery County6

Dale County6

Monroe County6

Houston County6

Calhoun County6

Elmore County6

Talladega County6

Escambia County6

Clay County6

Winston County6

Barbour County6

Coosa County6

Butler County6

Jackson County6

Limestone County6

Conecuh County6

Pike County6

Choctaw County6

Greene County6

Henry County6

Tallapoosa County6

Crenshaw County6

Washington County6

Cullman County6

Marshall County6

DeKalb County6

Wilcox County6

Lawrence County6

Geneva County6

Marion County6

Coffee County6

Morgan County6

Covington County6

Colbert County6

Franklin County6

Perry County6

Created by on 09/29/2023 3:37 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.

† 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 are computed using cancers classified as malignant based on ICD-O-3. For more information see malignant.html.

^ Late Stage is defined as cases determined to be regional or distant. Due to changes in stage coding, Combined Summary Stage (2004+) is used for data from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) databases and Merged Summary Stage is used for data from National Program of Cancer Registries databases. Due to the increased complexity with staging, other staging variables maybe used if necessary.
* 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).

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.