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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for California by County

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

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, 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



Mono County7

Alpine County7

Sierra County7

Modoc County7

Del Norte County7

Lassen County7

Siskiyou County7

Kings County7

Tulare County7

Imperial County7

Los Angeles County7

Alameda County7

Plumas County7

San Benito County7

Santa Clara County7

Trinity County7

Monterey County7

Merced County7

San Francisco County7

Mariposa County7

Madera County7

Inyo County7

Fresno County7

Riverside County7

San Bernardino County7

Colusa County7

San Mateo County7

Yolo County7

Calaveras County7

Nevada County7

Orange County7

Kern County7

San Joaquin County7

Contra Costa County7

Napa County7

Tuolumne County7

Sacramento County7

Solano County7

El Dorado County7

Sutter County7

San Diego County7

Ventura County7

Stanislaus County7

Sonoma County7

Mendocino County7

Amador County7

Humboldt County7

Santa Barbara County7

Placer County7

Marin County7

Santa Cruz County7

San Luis Obispo County7

Lake County7

Yuba County7

Tehama County7

Butte County7

Shasta County7

Glenn County7

Created by on 09/25/2023 11:40 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 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 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.