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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

Prostate (All Stages^), 2013-2017

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, 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


Alabama6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Macon County6


Sumter County6


Lowndes County6


Dallas County6


Perry County6


Wilcox County6


Marengo County6


Choctaw County6


Jefferson County6


Montgomery County6


Tuscaloosa County6


Barbour County6


Shelby County6


Chambers County6


Clay County6


Walker County6


Clarke County6


Morgan County6


Autauga County6


Houston County6


Elmore County6


Hale County6


Fayette County6


Greene County6


Coffee County6


Bullock County6


Dale County6


Calhoun County6


Henry County6


Etowah County6


Butler County6


Chilton County6


St. Clair County6


Monroe County6


Bibb County6


Pike County6


Lee County6


Randolph County6


Washington County6


Tallapoosa County6


Crenshaw County6


Limestone County6


Mobile County6


Russell County6


Cleburne County6


Marion County6


Talladega County6


Lamar County6


Lawrence County6


Blount County6


Pickens County6


Madison County6


Escambia County6


Winston County6


Covington County6


Colbert County6


Geneva County6


Coosa County6


Baldwin County6


Lauderdale County6


Marshall County6


DeKalb County6


Cullman County6


Franklin County6


Cherokee County6


Conecuh County6


Jackson County6




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/22/2021 10:16 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 1969-2017 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 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.