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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

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

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <50

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County
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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 *** 108.9 (107.8, 110.1) N/A 6,881 stable stable trend -0.1 (-0.5, 0.2)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1 *** 106.1 (105.9, 106.3) N/A 209,535 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.1)
Alamance County 6 *** 108.7 (99.5, 118.4) 52 (15, 86) 106 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.1, 1.4)
Alexander County 6 *** 131.0 (110.8, 154.0) 5 (1, 78) 30 rising rising trend 2.6 (0.2, 5.1)
Alleghany County 6 *** 57.8 (34.0, 92.6) 99 (62, 99) 4 falling falling trend -14.5 (-21.6, -6.7)
Anson County 6 *** 101.2 (79.7, 126.6) 72 (3, 98) 15 stable stable trend 1.6 (-0.6, 3.7)
Ashe County 6 *** 124.7 (100.0, 153.7) 13 (1, 92) 18 stable stable trend 2.3 (-0.7, 5.3)
Avery County 6 *** 95.0 (71.2, 124.5) 83 (3, 99) 11 stable stable trend 2.3 (-1.4, 6.2)
Beaufort County 6 *** 107.0 (89.6, 126.7) 63 (5, 95) 27 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.3, 1.0)
Bertie County 6 *** 102.4 (77.3, 133.2) 73 (2, 98) 11 stable stable trend 1.1 (-2.3, 4.6)
Bladen County 6 *** 121.0 (99.8, 145.3) 15 (1, 90) 23 stable stable trend 1.2 (-0.8, 3.1)
Brunswick County 6 *** 122.6 (110.4, 135.8) 14 (2, 70) 75 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.9, 1.4)
Buncombe County 6 *** 110.6 (103.4, 118.3) 44 (18, 77) 173 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.5, 1.3)
Burke County 6 *** 113.5 (100.9, 127.2) 40 (5, 87) 61 falling falling trend -4.4 (-7.9, -0.7)
Cabarrus County 6 *** 109.0 (101.3, 117.1) 49 (19, 82) 150 stable stable trend -1.4 (-2.9, 0.1)
Caldwell County 6 *** 115.2 (102.2, 129.5) 33 (4, 84) 58 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.1, 2.4)
Camden County 6 *** 77.8 (50.6, 114.4) 96 (8, 99) 5 stable stable trend -1.1 (-6.6, 4.6)
Carteret County 6 *** 126.0 (110.3, 143.3) 10 (1, 73) 47 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.2, 1.1)
Caswell County 6 *** 103.6 (80.1, 131.9) 69 (2, 98) 13 stable stable trend 0.9 (-1.6, 3.5)
Catawba County 6 *** 114.8 (105.4, 124.9) 36 (8, 78) 111 stable stable trend -5.5 (-11.8, 1.3)
Chatham County 6 *** 118.3 (103.5, 134.7) 24 (2, 83) 47 stable stable trend 0.9 (-0.2, 2.1)
Cherokee County 6 *** 115.3 (91.4, 143.8) 29 (1, 95) 16 stable stable trend 1.6 (-1.3, 4.5)
Chowan County 6 *** 73.0 (47.6, 106.9) 97 (15, 99) 5 stable stable trend -0.1 (-5.6, 5.6)
Clay County 6 *** 121.1 (82.1, 172.4) 22 (1, 99) 6 stable stable trend 0.9 (-3.3, 5.2)
Cleveland County 6 *** 126.0 (113.1, 140.0) 9 (1, 64) 71 rising rising trend 1.8 (0.4, 3.2)
Columbus County 6 *** 89.5 (75.4, 105.4) 90 (37, 98) 29 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.8, 1.4)
Craven County 6 *** 108.1 (95.9, 121.4) 53 (10, 90) 58 stable stable trend 0.4 (-0.7, 1.4)
Cumberland County 6 *** 103.5 (97.0, 110.2) 67 (36, 87) 201 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.2, 1.1)
Currituck County 6 *** 66.0 (49.3, 86.6) 98 (77, 99) 11 falling falling trend -30.3 (-51.1, -0.6)
Dare County 6 *** 109.6 (90.3, 131.8) 50 (3, 95) 23 stable stable trend 0.9 (-1.9, 3.8)
Davidson County 6 *** 122.3 (112.8, 132.5) 18 (4, 58) 124 rising rising trend 1.1 (0.1, 2.1)
Davie County 6 *** 122.4 (103.2, 144.1) 19 (1, 88) 30 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.0, 1.7)
Duplin County 6 *** 107.3 (92.3, 124.0) 62 (7, 93) 37 stable stable trend 1.7 (-0.6, 4.0)
Durham County 6 *** 107.4 (101.1, 114.1) 59 (27, 82) 218 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.7, 1.0)
Edgecombe County 6 *** 110.2 (93.7, 128.7) 48 (4, 94) 32 stable stable trend 0.8 (-1.1, 2.8)
Forsyth County 6 *** 105.0 (99.1, 111.2) 65 (33, 85) 238 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.2, 0.3)
Franklin County 6 *** 100.1 (86.6, 115.0) 80 (17, 95) 40 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.8, 2.1)
Gaston County 6 *** 114.2 (106.3, 122.5) 37 (12, 71) 157 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.7, 1.0)
Gates County 6 *** 101.0 (68.5, 143.4) 78 (1, 99) 6 stable stable trend 1.3 (-3.6, 6.4)
Graham County 6 *** 87.5 (53.2, 135.5) 94 (1, 99) 4
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Granville County 6 *** 143.4 (126.6, 161.9) 2 (1, 36) 54 stable stable trend 1.1 (-0.7, 3.0)
Greene County 6 *** 93.2 (71.3, 119.9) 88 (6, 99) 12 stable stable trend -0.8 (-3.5, 2.0)
Guilford County 6 *** 104.6 (99.6, 109.7) 66 (38, 83) 341 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.1, 0.5)
Halifax County 6 *** 121.6 (104.0, 141.3) 20 (1, 86) 35 stable stable trend 1.2 (-0.8, 3.3)
Harnett County 6 *** 100.2 (90.8, 110.3) 79 (30, 93) 84 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.2, 1.3)
Haywood County 6 *** 127.2 (110.5, 145.7) 7 (1, 72) 42 stable stable trend 0.7 (-0.9, 2.2)
Henderson County 6 *** 97.3 (86.6, 108.9) 85 (31, 95) 61 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.5, 0.6)
Hertford County 6 *** 108.5 (84.7, 136.7) 55 (1, 97) 14 stable stable trend 1.8 (-1.0, 4.6)
Hoke County 6 *** 111.2 (95.6, 128.4) 43 (4, 91) 38 stable stable trend -0.9 (-3.3, 1.5)
Iredell County 6 *** 122.7 (113.6, 132.4) 16 (4, 56) 137 rising rising trend 1.1 (0.2, 2.1)
Jackson County 6 *** 89.1 (72.0, 108.9) 91 (22, 99) 20 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.6, 2.6)
Johnston County 6 *** 114.2 (106.1, 122.7) 35 (11, 72) 149 stable stable trend 0.1 (-0.9, 1.1)
Jones County 6 *** 97.4 (62.1, 145.2) 86 (1, 99) 5 stable stable trend -0.8 (-4.3, 2.8)
Lee County 6 *** 100.6 (86.5, 116.4) 77 (15, 96) 37 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.1, 1.7)
Lenoir County 6 *** 114.9 (98.7, 133.0) 32 (2, 89) 36 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.5, 0.7)
Lincoln County 6 *** 114.7 (101.8, 128.7) 34 (4, 85) 59 stable stable trend 1.3 (-0.1, 2.8)
Macon County 6 *** 101.9 (81.4, 125.9) 71 (5, 97) 17 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.4, 0.9)
Madison County 6 *** 84.3 (62.6, 111.0) 95 (17, 99) 10 stable stable trend 1.7 (-5.0, 8.9)
Martin County 6 *** 87.7 (65.8, 114.5) 93 (12, 99) 11 falling falling trend -3.0 (-5.8, -0.1)
McDowell County 6 *** 119.7 (101.7, 140.0) 26 (1, 89) 32 stable stable trend 1.2 (-1.4, 3.9)
Mecklenburg County 6 *** 101.5 (98.3, 104.9) 75 (54, 85) 744 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.1, 0.2)
Mitchell County 6 *** 111.0 (81.0, 148.7) 45 (1, 98) 9 stable stable trend 0.3 (-2.1, 2.8)
Montgomery County 6 *** 103.8 (82.3, 129.0) 68 (4, 97) 16 stable stable trend 1.9 (-0.7, 4.5)
Moore County 6 *** 120.6 (107.6, 134.7) 21 (2, 73) 63 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.6, 2.1)
Nash County 6 *** 101.5 (89.8, 114.2) 76 (20, 94) 55 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.2, 0.9)
New Hanover County 6 *** 113.5 (105.6, 121.8) 38 (10, 73) 154 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.3, 1.4)
Northampton County 6 *** 112.2 (84.9, 145.4) 39 (1, 97) 12 stable stable trend 2.4 (-0.9, 5.8)
Onslow County 6 *** 127.2 (116.8, 138.2) 8 (2, 48) 126 rising rising trend 1.3 (0.2, 2.5)
Orange County 6 *** 110.5 (100.6, 121.1) 47 (13, 84) 94 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 1.0)
Pamlico County 6 *** 143.6 (104.3, 193.0) 1 (1, 94) 9 stable stable trend 1.0 (-3.1, 5.2)
Pasquotank County 6 *** 107.4 (89.1, 128.2) 57 (3, 95) 25 stable stable trend 1.3 (-0.8, 3.4)
Pender County 6 *** 120.0 (104.6, 137.2) 25 (2, 85) 44 stable stable trend 0.9 (-1.2, 3.0)
Perquimans County 6 *** 88.2 (58.8, 127.0) 92 (3, 99) 6 stable stable trend -2.9 (-5.6, 0.0)
Person County 6 *** 143.1 (121.9, 166.9) 3 (1, 54) 33 rising rising trend 3.6 (2.1, 5.1)
Pitt County 6 *** 102.8 (94.1, 112.1) 70 (25, 90) 105 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.5, 0.5)
Polk County 6 *** 105.8 (79.3, 138.6) 56 (1, 98) 11 stable stable trend 2.5 (-2.1, 7.4)
Randolph County 6 *** 115.6 (105.6, 126.1) 30 (7, 75) 102 rising rising trend 1.0 (0.2, 1.9)
Richmond County 6 *** 107.8 (90.8, 127.0) 54 (5, 95) 29 falling falling trend -5.1 (-9.7, -0.3)
Robeson County 6 *** 97.1 (87.6, 107.3) 84 (39, 94) 77 stable stable trend -0.1 (-1.1, 1.0)
Rockingham County 6 *** 116.4 (103.7, 130.3) 28 (4, 82) 62 stable stable trend 1.1 (-0.5, 2.7)
Rowan County 6 *** 107.4 (97.6, 117.8) 61 (15, 88) 90 falling falling trend -3.8 (-6.5, -0.9)
Rutherford County 6 *** 108.1 (93.7, 124.1) 51 (7, 93) 41 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.5, 1.7)
Sampson County 6 *** 115.4 (100.6, 131.9) 31 (2, 85) 44 stable stable trend 0.8 (-0.8, 2.4)
Scotland County 6 *** 105.1 (86.1, 127.0) 64 (3, 96) 22 stable stable trend 0.2 (-2.0, 2.4)
Stanly County 6 *** 122.3 (106.5, 139.7) 17 (1, 79) 44 rising rising trend 2.1 (0.2, 4.1)
Stokes County 6 *** 128.4 (110.0, 149.0) 6 (1, 80) 36 stable stable trend 0.6 (-0.8, 2.1)
Surry County 6 *** 107.5 (94.0, 122.4) 58 (10, 92) 47 stable stable trend 0.5 (-1.3, 2.3)
Swain County 6 *** 113.2 (82.4, 151.4) 41 (1, 98) 9 stable stable trend -1.0 (-3.5, 1.6)
Transylvania County 6 *** 99.1 (78.5, 123.5) 81 (6, 98) 16 stable stable trend -0.4 (-3.1, 2.3)
Tyrrell County 6 *** 125.9 (71.4, 206.3) 11 (1, 99) 3
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Union County 6 *** 110.8 (103.5, 118.6) 46 (17, 79) 175 rising rising trend 1.2 (0.2, 2.2)
Vance County 6 *** 135.6 (116.0, 157.5) 4 (1, 69) 35 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.1, 2.2)
Wake County 6 *** 107.1 (103.8, 110.5) 60 (38, 74) 790 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.4, 0.5)
Warren County 6 *** 118.6 (90.4, 152.9) 27 (1, 96) 12 stable stable trend 1.7 (-0.8, 4.3)
Washington County 6 *** 90.5 (58.8, 132.6) 89 (1, 99) 5 stable stable trend -0.6 (-3.3, 2.2)
Watauga County 6 *** 101.1 (83.9, 120.7) 74 (8, 96) 26 stable stable trend -2.0 (-4.0, 0.1)
Wayne County 6 *** 120.2 (109.1, 132.1) 23 (4, 71) 87 rising rising trend 1.9 (1.1, 2.7)
Wilkes County 6 *** 97.5 (84.1, 112.4) 82 (21, 96) 39 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.8, 0.6)
Wilson County 6 *** 96.9 (84.7, 110.3) 87 (25, 96) 46 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.4, 1.1)
Yadkin County 6 *** 111.8 (92.8, 133.6) 42 (2, 94) 25 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.3, 1.0)
Yancey County 6 *** 125.5 (95.4, 162.0) 12 (1, 95) 12 stable stable trend 0.1 (-3.7, 4.0)
Hyde County 6 ***
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Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/13/2022 8:35 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.
Hyde

⋔ 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 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.
* 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 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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