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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Alabama by County

Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites) (All Stages^), 2014-2018

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


Alabama6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Autauga County6


Marshall County6


Cullman County6


Talladega County6


St. Clair County6


DeKalb County6


Colbert County6


Blount County6


Lauderdale County6


Baldwin County6


Walker County6


Shelby County6


Morgan County6


Madison County6


Calhoun County6


Limestone County6


Etowah County6


Elmore County6


Jefferson County6


Lee County6


Montgomery County6


Mobile County6


Tuscaloosa County6


Barbour County6 Bibb County6 Bullock County6 Butler County6 Chambers County6 Cherokee County6 Chilton County6 Choctaw County6 Clarke County6 Clay County6 Cleburne County6 Coffee County6 Conecuh County6 Coosa County6 Covington County6 Crenshaw County6 Dale County6 Dallas County6 Escambia County6 Fayette County6 Franklin County6 Geneva County6 Greene County6 Hale County6 Henry County6 Houston County6 Jackson County6 Lamar County6 Lawrence County6 Lowndes County6 Macon County6 Marengo County6 Marion County6 Monroe County6 Perry County6 Pickens County6 Pike County6 Randolph County6 Russell County6 Sumter County6 Tallapoosa County6 Washington County6 Wilcox County6 Winston County6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/30/2022 1:06 am.

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.
Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Escambia, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Lamar, Lawrence, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Marion, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Washington, Wilcox, Winston

† 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 1969-2018 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).

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.