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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

All Cancer Sites (All Stages^), 2016-2020

Hispanic (any race), 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.

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC/APC:

AAPC/APC (95% Confidence Interval) - the change in rate over time

Other Notes

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

North Carolina6


Polk County6

Moore County6

Craven County6

Granville County6

McDowell County6

Watauga County6

Hoke County6

Brunswick County6

New Hanover County6

Cabarrus County6

Johnston County6

Onslow County6

Richmond County6

Burke County6

Gaston County6

Orange County6

Harnett County6

Vance County6

Durham County6

Lenoir County6

Wake County6

Buncombe County6

Caldwell County6

Lee County6

Davidson County6

Iredell County6

Rowan County6

Chatham County6

Pitt County6

Duplin County6

Robeson County6

Union County6

Mecklenburg County6

Yadkin County6

Alamance County6

Surry County6

Beaufort County6

Forsyth County6

Alexander County6

Nash County6

Cumberland County6

Franklin County6

Davie County6

Wayne County6

Edgecombe County6

Person County6

Randolph County6

Lincoln County6

Guilford County6

Macon County6

Pender County6

Montgomery County6

Jackson County6

Haywood County6

Rutherford County6

Henderson County6

Rockingham County6

Greene County6

Dare County6

Sampson County6

Wilkes County6

Cleveland County6

Catawba County6

Pasquotank County6

Wilson County6

Columbus County6

Carteret County6

Bladen County6

Alleghany County6 Anson County6 Ashe County6 Avery County6 Bertie County6 Camden County6 Caswell County6 Cherokee County6 Chowan County6 Clay County6 Currituck County6 Gates County6 Graham County6 Halifax County6 Hertford County6 Hyde County6 Jones County6 Madison County6 Martin County6 Mitchell County6 Northampton County6 Pamlico County6 Perquimans County6 Scotland County6 Stanly County6 Stokes County6 Swain County6 Transylvania County6 Tyrrell County6 Warren County6 Washington County6 Yancey County6

Created by on 07/24/2024 12:27 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.
Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Bertie, Camden, Caswell, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Currituck, Gates, Graham, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Madison, Martin, Mitchell, Northampton, Pamlico, Perquimans, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Warren, Washington, Yancey

† 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 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.
⋔ 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.

* 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.
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 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.