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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

All Cancer Sites (All Stages^), 2014-2018

Hispanic (any race), Both Sexes, All Ages

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Met Healthy People Objective of ***?
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rate
cases per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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CI*Rank⋔
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Incidence Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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North Carolina 6 *** 261.0 (252.8, 269.5) N/A 1,105 rising rising trend 1.4 (0.8, 2.0)
US (SEER+NPCR) § 1 *** 345.0 (344.2, 345.9) N/A 137,386 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.0, -0.8)
Mecklenburg County 6 *** 255.6 (234.4, 278.1) 35 (19, 45) 163 stable stable trend 0.4 (-1.3, 2.1)
Wake County 6 *** 272.6 (247.0, 299.8) 28 (16, 42) 131 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.8, 1.3)
Forsyth County 6 *** 262.4 (223.4, 305.6) 31 (13, 48) 53 falling falling trend -2.6 (-5.0, -0.2)
Durham County 6 *** 282.1 (235.4, 334.3) 26 (10, 47) 50 stable stable trend 1.5 (-1.1, 4.1)
Guilford County 6 *** 243.9 (206.7, 285.2) 38 (18, 52) 43 stable stable trend 1.8 (-1.1, 4.8)
Cumberland County 6 *** 230.4 (196.4, 268.0) 43 (22, 53) 39 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.9, 2.3)
Johnston County 6 *** 339.1 (278.6, 407.3) 14 (4, 36) 36 rising rising trend 4.6 (0.3, 9.1)
Union County 6 *** 192.3 (153.8, 236.7) 53 (29, 58) 25 stable stable trend 1.3 (-4.4, 7.3)
Alamance County 6 *** 261.8 (199.2, 335.6) 32 (9, 54) 21 stable stable trend 3.4 (-1.8, 8.9)
Onslow County 6 *** 293.9 (231.2, 366.7) 21 (7, 49) 21 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.8, 3.1)
Gaston County 6 *** 301.2 (234.6, 378.8) 19 (6, 49) 20 stable stable trend -1.0 (-5.3, 3.4)
Buncombe County 6 *** 237.2 (184.1, 299.5) 40 (14, 55) 20 stable stable trend 2.1 (-0.9, 5.3)
New Hanover County 6 *** 323.2 (254.4, 403.2) 16 (4, 45) 19 stable stable trend 1.6 (-2.2, 5.5)
Cabarrus County 6 *** 249.5 (193.4, 314.8) 37 (12, 55) 19 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.7, 2.4)
Wayne County 6 *** 302.5 (224.1, 396.6) 18 (5, 52) 18 stable stable trend 5.3 (-1.4, 12.5)
Davidson County 6 *** 347.9 (261.3, 450.7) 12 (2, 44) 17
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Harnett County 6 *** 331.1 (248.3, 429.3) 15 (3, 48) 17 rising rising trend 6.3 (1.1, 11.8)
Orange County 6 *** 288.7 (219.6, 371.0) 22 (6, 51) 16 stable stable trend 6.2 (-1.0, 14.0)
Duplin County 6 *** 284.1 (204.2, 381.8) 24 (5, 54) 15 rising rising trend 10.0 (1.8, 18.7)
Randolph County 6 *** 229.8 (166.1, 307.9) 44 (12, 57) 15
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Catawba County 6 *** 207.3 (154.6, 270.5) 48 (19, 58) 15 stable stable trend 1.8 (-3.4, 7.2)
Pitt County 6 *** 283.5 (209.5, 372.8) 25 (5, 53) 15
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Iredell County 6 *** 213.3 (158.9, 278.5) 45 (18, 58) 14 stable stable trend -0.3 (-3.6, 3.1)
Sampson County 6 *** 270.9 (193.9, 365.4) 29 (6, 56) 14 stable stable trend 0.5 (-4.9, 6.1)
Lee County 6 *** 288.7 (208.9, 385.6) 23 (5, 54) 14 stable stable trend -0.4 (-6.4, 5.9)
Brunswick County 6 *** 311.0 (227.9, 412.3) 17 (4, 51) 11 stable stable trend 3.2 (-1.9, 8.5)
Moore County 6 *** 510.3 (366.4, 684.4) 2 (1, 27) 11 stable stable trend 1.8 (-3.0, 6.8)
Rowan County 6 *** 203.3 (142.8, 278.3) 51 (16, 58) 11 stable stable trend -2.0 (-7.9, 4.4)
Robeson County 6 *** 252.0 (176.1, 345.9) 36 (7, 57) 11
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Granville County 6 *** 384.9 (276.1, 522.3) 9 (1, 45) 11 falling falling trend -4.5 (-8.4, -0.4)
Henderson County 6 *** 167.9 (121.2, 225.4) 55 (31, 58) 11 stable stable trend -2.1 (-5.6, 1.6)
Hoke County 6 *** 462.6 (314.8, 647.2) 3 (1, 41) 10
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Caldwell County 6 *** 442.0 (307.9, 609.6) 5 (1, 38) 9 rising rising trend 9.7 (3.6, 16.1)
Craven County 6 *** 374.4 (260.7, 514.7) 11 (1, 48) 9 stable stable trend 4.5 (-2.9, 12.6)
Burke County 6 *** 455.0 (310.3, 635.5) 4 (1, 37) 9
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Lincoln County 6 *** 243.2 (172.8, 331.4) 39 (9, 57) 9 stable stable trend 3.8 (-1.1, 9.0)
Chatham County 6 *** 194.1 (128.9, 277.9) 52 (16, 58) 8 stable stable trend -1.7 (-8.1, 5.1)
Surry County 6 *** 295.2 (192.9, 426.0) 20 (3, 57) 8 rising rising trend 9.6 (2.1, 17.6)
Franklin County 6 *** 235.7 (152.0, 346.5) 41 (8, 58) 7 stable stable trend 4.1 (-1.6, 10.1)
Nash County 6 *** 256.6 (167.0, 371.9) 34 (5, 58) 7
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Wilson County 6 *** 147.3 (88.9, 228.0) 58 (30, 58) 6 stable stable trend -1.5 (-7.3, 4.7)
Pender County 6 *** 257.3 (162.7, 384.9) 33 (5, 58) 6
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Montgomery County 6 *** 536.4 (217.3, 1,031.4) 1 (1, 58) 5
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Lenoir County 6 *** 275.2 (167.0, 421.6) 27 (3, 58) 5
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McDowell County 6 *** 380.1 (222.8, 599.0) 10 (1, 55) 5
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Rockingham County 6 *** 151.0 (88.2, 239.4) 57 (25, 58) 5
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Richmond County 6 *** 346.2 (200.3, 546.8) 13 (1, 58) 5
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Alexander County 6 *** 422.1 (254.1, 655.7) 7 (1, 53) 4
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Wilkes County 6 *** 163.1 (97.8, 256.3) 56 (20, 58) 4 stable stable trend -3.0 (-9.7, 4.1)
Beaufort County 6 *** 233.0 (102.0, 434.6) 42 (2, 58) 4
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Cleveland County 6 *** 173.5 (100.4, 277.5) 54 (17, 58) 4
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Watauga County 6 *** 423.5 (224.5, 710.2) 6 (1, 57) 4
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Davie County 6 *** 208.1 (110.9, 352.1) 47 (6, 58) 3
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Edgecombe County 6 *** 269.0 (149.9, 441.6) 30 (3, 58) 3
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Yadkin County 6 *** 206.9 (103.2, 361.7) 49 (5, 58) 3
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Columbus County 6 *** 210.7 (115.6, 348.2) 46 (8, 58) 3
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Pasquotank County 6 *** 388.4 (188.9, 679.6) 8 (1, 58) 3
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Rutherford County 6 *** 206.8 (111.8, 344.1) 50 (7, 58) 3
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Alleghany County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Anson County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Ashe County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Avery County 6 ***
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Bertie County 6 ***
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Bladen County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Camden County 6 ***
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Carteret County 6 ***
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Caswell County 6 ***
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Cherokee County 6 ***
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Chowan County 6 ***
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Clay County 6 ***
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Currituck County 6 ***
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Dare County 6 ***
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Gates County 6 ***
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Graham County 6 ***
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Greene County 6 ***
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Halifax County 6 ***
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Haywood County 6 ***
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Hertford County 6 ***
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Hyde County 6 ***
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Jackson County 6 ***
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Jones County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Macon County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Madison County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Martin County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Mitchell County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Northampton County 6 ***
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Pamlico County 6 ***
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Perquimans County 6 ***
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Person County 6 ***
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3 or fewer
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Polk County 6 ***
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Scotland County 6 ***
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Stanly County 6 ***
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Stokes County 6 ***
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Swain County 6 ***
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Transylvania County 6 ***
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Tyrrell County 6 ***
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Vance County 6 ***
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Warren County 6 ***
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Washington County 6 ***
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Yancey County 6 ***
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/06/2022 11:57 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.
‡ 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.
*** 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.
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).
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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2020 data.

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.

NHIA (NAACCR Hispanic Identification Algorithm) was used for Hispanic Ethnicity (see Technical Notes section of the USCS).
Statistics for minorities may be affected by inconsistent race identification between the cancer case reports (sources for numerator of rate) and data from the Census Bureau (source for denominator of rate); and from undercounts of some population groups in the census.
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.

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