Incidence Rates Table
Met Healthy People Objective of 39.9?
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rate†
cases per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
Average Annual Count
Recent 5-Year Trend‡ in Incidence Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
|Maine 6,8||Yes||36.7 (35.5, 38.0)||681||stable||-0.8 (-3.2, 1.7)|
|US (SEER+NPCR) 1,8||Yes||38.4 (38.3, 38.5)||142,225||falling||-1.4 (-1.8, -1.0)|
|Aroostook County 6,8||No||46.0 (40.3, 52.4)||51||falling||-2.6 (-4.4, -0.8)|
|Franklin County 6,8||No||44.0 (35.2, 54.6)||19||falling||-3.2 (-5.9, -0.4)|
|Hancock County 6,8||No||44.0 (37.5, 51.5)||36||stable||-1.7 (-3.5, 0.2)|
|Washington County 6,8||No||42.8 (34.5, 52.7)||21||falling||-4.4 (-6.4, -2.4)|
|Oxford County 6,8||No||41.6 (35.5, 48.6)||36||falling||-1.9 (-3.5, -0.2)|
|Lincoln County 6,8||Yes||39.0 (31.5, 48.0)||23||falling||-3.7 (-6.6, -0.7)|
|Penobscot County 6,8||Yes||38.4 (34.5, 42.6)||76||falling||-4.7 (-6.4, -3.1)|
|Piscataquis County 6,8||Yes||38.0 (28.4, 50.6)||11||falling||-4.7 (-6.6, -2.8)|
|Waldo County 6,8||Yes||36.8 (29.8, 45.1)||21||falling||-4.2 (-7.0, -1.3)|
|Knox County 6,8||Yes||35.3 (28.4, 43.4)||21||falling||-2.9 (-5.3, -0.5)|
|Somerset County 6,8||Yes||34.5 (28.4, 41.7)||24||falling||-4.9 (-6.6, -3.3)|
|York County 6,8||Yes||34.1 (31.0, 37.5)||96||falling||-4.9 (-6.0, -3.8)|
|Kennebec County 6,8||Yes||34.1 (30.1, 38.5)||58||falling||-3.8 (-5.2, -2.4)|
|Cumberland County 6,8||Yes||34.0 (31.4, 36.9)||128||falling||-3.7 (-4.5, -2.9)|
|Androscoggin County 6,8||Yes||33.4 (29.1, 38.3)||45||falling||-3.8 (-5.3, -2.3)|
|Sagadahoc County 6,8||Yes||30.9 (24.3, 38.9)||16||stable||13.7 (-9.5, 42.9)|
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/19/2020 5:29 am.
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 1969-2017 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.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page.
1 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results SEER*Stat Database (2001-2017) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2019 submission.
6 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries SEER*Stat Database (2001-2017) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (based on the 2019 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 1969-2017 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2019 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.