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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Michigan by County

Melanoma of the Skin (Late Stage^), 2014-2018

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


Michigan5


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Mecosta County6


Hillsdale County6


St. Joseph County6


Bay County6


Newaygo County6


Clinton County6


Lapeer County6


Jackson County6


Tuscola County6


St. Clair County6


Grand Traverse County6


Saginaw County6


Muskegon County6


Midland County6


Ottawa County6


Macomb County7


Allegan County6


Kalamazoo County6


Genesee County6


Kent County6


Ingham County6


Van Buren County6


Calhoun County6


Oakland County7


Lenawee County6


Monroe County6


Eaton County6


Washtenaw County6


Livingston County6


Berrien County6


Wayne County7


Alcona County6 Alger County6 Alpena County6 Antrim County6 Arenac County6 Baraga County6 Barry County6 Benzie County6 Branch County6 Cass County6 Charlevoix County6 Cheboygan County6 Chippewa County6 Clare County6 Crawford County6 Delta County6 Dickinson County6 Emmet County6 Gladwin County6 Gogebic County6 Gratiot County6 Houghton County6 Huron County6 Ionia County6 Iosco County6 Iron County6 Isabella County6 Kalkaska County6 Keweenaw County6 Lake County6 Leelanau County6 Luce County6 Mackinac County6 Manistee County6 Marquette County6 Mason County6 Menominee County6 Missaukee County6 Montcalm County6 Montmorency County6 Oceana County6 Ogemaw County6 Ontonagon County6 Osceola County6 Oscoda County6 Otsego County6 Presque Isle County6 Roscommon County6 Sanilac County6 Schoolcraft County6 Shiawassee County6 Wexford County6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/18/2022 8:23 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.

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. Coding is generally based on Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) summary stage but may include other staging variables if necessary.
*** 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.
5 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.
6 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries SEER*Stat Database (2001-2018) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (based on the 2020 submission).
7 Source: SEER November 2020 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 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.