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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for New York by County

Melanoma of the Skin (Late Stage^), 2016-2020

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

New York3


Albany County7

Allegany County7

Bronx County7

Broome County7

Cattaraugus County7

Cayuga County7

Chautauqua County7

Chemung County7

Columbia County7

Dutchess County7

Erie County7

Genesee County7

Jefferson County7

Kings County7

Livingston County7

Madison County7

Monroe County7

Nassau County7

New York County7

Niagara County7

Oneida County7

Onondaga County7

Ontario County7

Orange County7

Oswego County7

Putnam County7

Queens County7

Rensselaer County7

Richmond County7

Rockland County7

Saratoga County7

Schenectady County7

St. Lawrence County7

Steuben County7

Suffolk County7

Ulster County7

Warren County7

Washington County7

Wayne County7

Westchester County7

Chenango County7 Clinton County7 Cortland County7 Delaware County7 Essex County7 Franklin County7 Fulton County7 Greene County7 Hamilton County7 Herkimer County7 Lewis County7 Montgomery County7 Orleans County7 Otsego County7 Schoharie County7 Schuyler County7 Seneca County7 Sullivan County7 Tioga County7 Tompkins County7 Wyoming County7 Yates County7

Created by on 09/23/2023 8:34 am.

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.
Chenango, Clinton, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Montgomery, Orleans, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Wyoming, Yates

† 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.