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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Arkansas by County

Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites) (All Stages^), 2013-2017

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


Arkansas6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Benton County6


Garland County6


White County6


Sebastian County6


Washington County6


Pulaski County6


Saline County6


Craighead County6


Arkansas County6 Ashley County6 Baxter County6 Boone County6 Bradley County6 Calhoun County6 Carroll County6 Chicot County6 Clark County6 Clay County6 Cleburne County6 Cleveland County6 Columbia County6 Conway County6 Crawford County6 Crittenden County6 Cross County6 Dallas County6 Desha County6 Drew County6 Faulkner County6 Franklin County6 Fulton County6 Grant County6 Greene County6 Hempstead County6 Hot Spring County6 Howard County6 Independence County6 Izard County6 Jackson County6 Jefferson County6 Johnson County6 Lafayette County6 Lawrence County6 Lee County6 Lincoln County6 Little River County6 Logan County6 Lonoke County6 Madison County6 Marion County6 Miller County6 Mississippi County6 Monroe County6 Montgomery County6 Nevada County6 Newton County6 Ouachita County6 Perry County6 Phillips County6 Pike County6 Poinsett County6 Polk County6 Pope County6 Prairie County6 Randolph County6 Scott County6 Searcy County6 Sevier County6 Sharp County6 St. Francis County6 Stone County6 Union County6 Van Buren County6 Woodruff County6 Yell County6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/04/2021 4:27 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Trend
Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.

⋔ 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.
‡ Incidence data come from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each area for additional information.

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.
*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* 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).

1 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results SEER*Stat Database (2001-2017) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2019 submission.
6 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries SEER*Stat Database (2001-2017) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (based on the 2019 submission).
8 Source: Incidence data provided by the SEER Program. AAPCs are calculated by the Joinpoint Regression Program and are based on APCs. Data 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modifed by NCI. The 1969-2017 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2019 data.

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.