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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Missouri by County

Oral Cavity & Pharynx (Late Stage^), 2016-2020

All Races (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.

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



Howell County6

Polk County6

Platte County6

Newton County6

Buchanan County6

Johnson County6

St. Louis County6

Cole County6

St. Francois County6

St. Louis City6

Clay County6

Jackson County6

Warren County6

Pulaski County6

Christian County6

Callaway County6

Lincoln County6

Laclede County6

St. Charles County6

Jasper County6

Washington County6

Greene County6

Butler County6

Boone County6

Phelps County6

Cass County6

Jefferson County6

Webster County6

Franklin County6

Pettis County6

Cape Girardeau County6

Camden County6

Stone County6

Saline County6

Taney County6

Miller County6

Stoddard County6

Scott County6

Marion County6

New Madrid County6

Morgan County6

Wright County6

Barry County6

Pike County6

Benton County6

Adair County6 Andrew County6 Atchison County6 Audrain County6 Barton County6 Bates County6 Bollinger County6 Caldwell County6 Carroll County6 Carter County6 Cedar County6 Chariton County6 Clark County6 Clinton County6 Cooper County6 Crawford County6 Dade County6 Dallas County6 Daviess County6 DeKalb County6 Dent County6 Douglas County6 Dunklin County6 Gasconade County6 Gentry County6 Grundy County6 Harrison County6 Henry County6 Hickory County6 Holt County6 Howard County6 Iron County6 Knox County6 Lafayette County6 Lawrence County6 Lewis County6 Linn County6 Livingston County6 Macon County6 Madison County6 Maries County6 McDonald County6 Mercer County6 Mississippi County6 Moniteau County6 Monroe County6 Montgomery County6 Nodaway County6 Oregon County6 Osage County6 Ozark County6 Pemiscot County6 Perry County6 Putnam County6 Ralls County6 Randolph County6 Ray County6 Reynolds County6 Ripley County6 Schuyler County6 Scotland County6 Shannon County6 Shelby County6 St. Clair County6 Ste. Genevieve County6 Sullivan County6 Texas County6 Vernon County6 Wayne County6 Worth County6

Created by on 09/30/2023 1:42 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data cannot be shown for the following areas. For more information on what areas are suppressed or not available, please refer to the table.
Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Barton, Bates, Bollinger, Caldwell, Carroll, Carter, Cedar, Chariton, Clark, Clinton, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Dunklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howard, Iron, Knox, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Maries, McDonald, Mercer, Mississippi, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pemiscot, Perry, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Schuyler, Scotland, Shannon, Shelby, St. Clair, Ste. Genevieve, Sullivan, Texas, Vernon, Wayne, Worth

† 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).

Source: SEER and NPCR data. For more specific information please see the table.

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.