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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Florida by County

Melanoma of the Skin (Late Stage^), 2015-2019

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

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.

Percent of Cases with Late Stage - This is the number of late stages cases compared to the number of cases for all stages.


Other Notes


Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


Florida6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Clay County6


Santa Rosa County6


Martin County6


Charlotte County6


Indian River County6


Citrus County6


St. Johns County6


Volusia County6


Nassau County6


Bay County6


Pinellas County6


Manatee County6


Flagler County6


Hernando County6


Marion County6


Pasco County6


Sarasota County6


Monroe County6


Polk County6


Columbia County6


Duval County6


Escambia County6


Putnam County6


Lake County6


Okaloosa County6


Brevard County6


St. Lucie County6


Seminole County6


Hillsborough County6


Lee County6


Collier County6


Alachua County6


Palm Beach County6


Walton County6


Broward County6


Sumter County6


Highlands County6


Orange County6


Leon County6


Miami-Dade County6


Osceola County6


Baker County6 Bradford County6 Calhoun County6 DeSoto County6 Dixie County6 Franklin County6 Gadsden County6 Gilchrist County6 Glades County6 Gulf County6 Hamilton County6 Hardee County6 Hendry County6 Holmes County6 Jackson County6 Jefferson County6 Lafayette County6 Levy County6 Liberty County6 Madison County6 Okeechobee County6 Suwannee County6 Taylor County6 Union County6 Wakulla County6 Washington County6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2022 6:41 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.
Baker, Bradford, Calhoun, DeSoto, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Glades, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Okeechobee, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Wakulla, Washington

† 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 are computed using cancers classified as malignant based on ICD-O-3. For more information see malignant.html.

^ Late Stage is defined as cases determined to be regional or distant. Due to changes in stage coding, Combined Summary Stage (2004+) is used for data from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) databases and Merged Summary Stage is used for data from National Program of Cancer Registries databases. Due to the increased complexity with staging, other staging variables maybe used if necessary.
* 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.