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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Georgia by County

Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites), 2011-2015

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <20

Sorted by Recentaapc

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

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.

  • Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


    Georgia3


    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10


    Barrow County7


    Bartow County7


    Bibb County7


    Carroll County7


    Chatham County7


    Cherokee County7


    Clarke County7


    Clayton County7


    Cobb County7


    Columbia County7


    Coweta County7


    DeKalb County7


    Dougherty County7


    Douglas County7


    Effingham County7


    Fayette County7


    Floyd County7


    Forsyth County7


    Fulton County7


    Glynn County7


    Gwinnett County7


    Hall County7


    Henry County7


    Houston County7


    Jackson County7


    Lowndes County7


    Muscogee County7


    Newton County7


    Paulding County7


    Richmond County7


    Rockdale County7


    Spalding County7


    Troup County7


    Walton County7


    Whitfield County7


    Appling County7 Atkinson County7 Bacon County7 Baker County7 Baldwin County7 Banks County7 Ben Hill County7 Berrien County7 Bleckley County7 Brantley County7 Brooks County7 Bryan County7 Bulloch County7 Burke County7 Butts County7 Calhoun County7 Camden County7 Candler County7 Catoosa 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 Early County7 Echols County7 Elbert County7 Emanuel County7 Evans County7 Fannin 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 Liberty 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 Oconee 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 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 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 07/22/2019 8:32 pm.
    Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada

    *** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.

    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
    † 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 1969-2015 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.
    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: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 2017 data submission and SEER November 2017 submission as published in United States Cancer Statistics.
    3 Source: SEER November 2017 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
    7 Source: SEER November 2017 submission.
    10 Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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 modified by NCI. The 1969-2016 US Population Data File is used with NPCR November 2017 data.

    Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

    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.