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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Georgia by County

All Cancer Sites (All Stages^), 2014-2018

Asian or Pacific Islander (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


Georgia7


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Camden County7


Newton County7


Jackson County7


Rockdale County7


Clarke County7


Clayton County7


Catoosa County7


Coweta County7


Douglas County7


Henry County7


Gwinnett County7


Forsyth County7


Bibb County7


Glynn County7


Fulton County7


Cherokee County7


Muscogee County7


Troup County7


Barrow County7


Houston County7


Cobb County7


Columbia County7


Paulding County7


Fayette County7


DeKalb County7


Chatham County7


Whitfield County7


Richmond County7


Oconee County7


Hall County7


Liberty County7


Lowndes County7


Appling County7 Atkinson County7 Bacon County7 Baker County7 Baldwin County7 Banks County7 Bartow County7 Ben Hill County7 Berrien County7 Bleckley County7 Brantley County7 Brooks County7 Bryan County7 Bulloch County7 Burke County7 Butts County7 Calhoun County7 Candler County7 Carroll County7 Charlton County7 Chattahoochee County7 Chattooga County7 Clay County7 Clinch County7 Coffee County7 Colquitt County7 Cook County7 Crawford County7 Crisp County7 Dade County7 Dawson County7 Decatur County7 Dodge County7 Dooly County7 Dougherty County7 Early County7 Echols County7 Effingham County7 Elbert County7 Emanuel County7 Evans County7 Fannin County7 Floyd County7 Franklin County7 Gilmer County7 Glascock County7 Gordon County7 Grady County7 Greene County7 Habersham County7 Hancock County7 Haralson County7 Harris County7 Hart County7 Heard County7 Irwin County7 Jasper County7 Jeff Davis County7 Jefferson County7 Jenkins County7 Johnson County7 Jones County7 Lamar County7 Lanier County7 Laurens County7 Lee County7 Lincoln County7 Long County7 Lumpkin County7 Macon County7 Madison County7 Marion County7 McDuffie County7 McIntosh County7 Meriwether County7 Miller County7 Mitchell County7 Monroe County7 Montgomery County7 Morgan County7 Murray County7 Oglethorpe County7 Peach County7 Pickens County7 Pierce County7 Pike County7 Polk County7 Pulaski County7 Putnam County7 Quitman County7 Rabun County7 Randolph County7 Schley County7 Screven County7 Seminole County7 Spalding County7 Stephens County7 Stewart County7 Sumter County7 Talbot County7 Taliaferro County7 Tattnall County7 Taylor County7 Telfair County7 Terrell County7 Thomas County7 Tift County7 Toombs County7 Towns County7 Treutlen County7 Turner County7 Twiggs County7 Union County7 Upson County7 Walker County7 Walton County7 Ware County7 Warren County7 Washington County7 Wayne County7 Webster County7 Wheeler County7 White County7 Wilcox County7 Wilkes County7 Wilkinson County7 Worth County7

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/29/2021 10:32 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 1969-2018 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 (2001-2018) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2020 submission.
7 Source: SEER November 2020 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2020 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.

Statistics for minorities may be affected by inconsistent race identification between the cancer case reports (sources for numerator of rate) and data from the Census Bureau (source for denominator of rate); and from undercounts of some population groups in the census.
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.