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Incidence Rate Report for Alaska by Borough or Census Area

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

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

Sorted by Name
Area
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Age-Adjusted Incidence Rate
cases per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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CI*Rank⋔
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Incidence Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Alaska 6 421.3 (414.3, 428.3) 38 (37, 41) 3,124 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.8, 1.4)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1 442.3 (442.0, 442.6) N/A 1,698,328 stable stable trend -0.3 (-0.6, 0.1)
Aleutians East Borough 6 138.9 (77.5, 232.3) 28 (26, 28) 5
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Aleutians West Census Area 6 286.2 (177.0, 429.2) 26 (4, 28) 10 stable stable trend 11.0 (-2.2, 54.8)
Anchorage Municipality 6 444.0 (432.6, 455.7) 6 (3, 12) 1,256 stable stable trend 1.0 (-0.8, 2.1)
Bethel Census Area 6 367.5 (316.9, 423.5) 19 (6, 26) 48 stable stable trend -1.6 (-4.4, 1.5)
Bristol Bay Borough 6 337.2 (197.2, 547.8) 24 (1, 28) 4 stable stable trend -1.1 (-5.9, 4.5)
Denali Borough 6 385.6 (244.2, 574.3) 16 (1, 27) 8 stable stable trend -2.4 (-9.6, 5.8)
Dillingham Census Area 6 418.0 (331.2, 520.0) 10 (1, 26) 18 stable stable trend 0.2 (-3.1, 3.7)
Fairbanks North Borough 6 402.7 (382.9, 423.2) 13 (8, 21) 356 stable stable trend 3.4 (-1.8, 6.7)
Haines Borough 6 273.7 (199.3, 370.8) 27 (16, 28) 11 stable stable trend -3.9 (-7.9, 0.0)
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 6 422.8 (326.1, 544.8) 8 (1, 26) 16 rising rising trend 17.2 (1.0, 37.5)
Juneau City and Borough 6 399.1 (368.6, 431.4) 15 (7, 22) 143 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.2, 0.5)
Kenai Peninsula Borough 6 441.4 (419.2, 464.6) 7 (3, 14) 339 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.7, -0.1)
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 6 446.2 (400.1, 496.4) 5 (2, 19) 75 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.6, 1.0)
Kodiak Island Borough 6 408.2 (356.4, 465.2) 12 (3, 24) 53 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.4, 0.6)
Kusilvak/Wade Hampton Census Area 6 401.3 (316.1, 500.4) 14 (2, 26) 18 stable stable trend -1.6 (-5.2, 2.4)
Lake and Peninsula Borough 6 515.4 (355.1, 721.5) 2 (1, 26) 7
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Matanuska-Susitna Borough 6 420.4 (402.2, 439.3) 9 (5, 17) 457 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.2, -1.1)
Nome Census Area 6 506.4 (424.7, 597.9) 3 (1, 16) 34 stable stable trend 0.6 (-2.4, 3.9)
North Slope Borough 6 366.8 (293.0, 451.8) 20 (4, 27) 24 stable stable trend -1.1 (-5.3, 3.7)
Northwest Arctic Borough 6 414.2 (339.0, 500.2) 11 (2, 25) 23 stable stable trend 1.2 (-0.5, 3.1)
Petersburg Census Area 6 384.0 (303.7, 481.1) 17 (3, 26) 18 stable stable trend 0.3 (-30.7, 44.0)
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area 6 365.3 (305.6, 434.1) 21 (5, 26) 31 stable stable trend -4.5 (-23.5, 20.1)
Sitka City and Borough 6 357.8 (306.7, 415.4) 22 (8, 26) 38 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.5, 0.5)
Skagway Municipality 6 330.1 (200.2, 519.3) 25 (2, 28) 4 stable stable trend -4.0 (-26.4, 21.3)
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 6 475.9 (404.7, 556.1) 4 (1, 19) 36 stable stable trend 3.2 (-13.5, 21.2)
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 6 373.9 (318.6, 436.1) 18 (5, 26) 39 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.1, -0.5)
Wrangell Borough 6 349.6 (264.3, 457.4) 23 (3, 27) 14 stable stable trend -4.0 (-28.7, 28.2)
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 6 569.0 (481.1, 668.5) 1 (1, 7) 34 stable stable trend 1.0 (-2.0, 4.5)
Yakutat City and Borough 6
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/17/2024 9:09 am.

Alaska Census Area Name Change: please note that Wade Hampton Census Area, AK (FIPS code=02270) was renamed effective July 1, 2015, and the new name is Kusilvak Census Area (FIPS Code=02158). This website will use Kusilvak/Wade Hampton until the next incidence/mortality data release.

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.
Yakutat City and Borough

† 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).

Source: SEER and NPCR data. For more specific information please see the table.
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.

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