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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Georgia by County

Lung & Bronchus (Late Stage^), 2015-2019

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

Sorted by Name

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


Georgia3


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Appling County7


Atkinson County7


Bacon County7


Baldwin County7


Banks County7


Barrow County7


Bartow County7


Ben Hill County7


Berrien County7


Bibb County7


Bleckley County7


Brantley County7


Brooks County7


Bryan County7


Bulloch County7


Burke County7


Butts County7


Calhoun County7


Camden County7


Candler County7


Carroll County7


Catoosa County7


Charlton County7


Chatham County7


Chattooga County7


Cherokee County7


Clarke County7


Clayton County7


Clinch County7


Cobb County7


Coffee County7


Colquitt County7


Columbia County7


Cook County7


Coweta County7


Crawford County7


Crisp County7


Dade County7


Dawson County7


DeKalb County7


Decatur County7


Dodge County7


Dooly County7


Dougherty County7


Douglas County7


Early County7


Effingham County7


Elbert County7


Emanuel County7


Evans County7


Fannin County7


Fayette County7


Floyd County7


Forsyth County7


Franklin County7


Fulton County7


Gilmer County7


Glynn County7


Gordon County7


Grady County7


Greene County7


Gwinnett County7


Habersham County7


Hall County7


Hancock County7


Haralson County7


Harris County7


Hart County7


Heard County7


Henry County7


Houston County7


Irwin County7


Jackson County7


Jasper County7


Jeff Davis County7


Jefferson County7


Jenkins County7


Johnson County7


Jones County7


Lamar County7


Lanier County7


Laurens County7


Lee County7


Liberty County7


Lincoln County7


Long County7


Lowndes 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


Muscogee County7


Newton County7


Oconee County7


Oglethorpe County7


Paulding County7


Peach County7


Pickens County7


Pierce County7


Pike County7


Polk County7


Pulaski County7


Putnam County7


Rabun County7


Randolph County7


Richmond County7


Rockdale County7


Screven County7


Seminole County7


Spalding County7


Stephens County7


Stewart County7


Sumter County7


Talbot County7


Tattnall County7


Taylor County7


Telfair County7


Terrell County7


Thomas County7


Tift County7


Toombs County7


Towns County7


Treutlen County7


Troup County7


Turner County7


Twiggs County7


Union County7


Upson County7


Walker County7


Walton County7


Ware County7


Warren County7


Washington County7


Wayne County7


Wheeler County7


White County7


Whitfield County7


Wilcox County7


Wilkes County7


Wilkinson County7


Worth County7


Baker County7 Chattahoochee County7 Clay County7 Echols County7 Glascock County7 Quitman County7 Schley County7 Taliaferro County7 Webster County7

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/04/2022 12:40 pm.

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 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).

1 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results SEER*Stat Database (2001-2019) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2021 submission.
3 Source: SEER November 2021 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
7 Source: SEER November 2021 submission.

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.