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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

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

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, 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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(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Incidence Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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North Carolina 6 *** 521.1 (518.4, 523.9) N/A 28,882 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.6, -0.1)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1 *** 487.4 (486.9, 487.8) N/A 859,984 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.5)
Gates County 6 *** 393.2 (330.6, 465.4) 100 (60, 100) 31 stable stable trend -1.5 (-4.3, 1.5)
Graham County 6 *** 408.8 (340.0, 489.3) 99 (34, 100) 27 stable stable trend -0.8 (-3.0, 1.6)
Currituck County 6 *** 419.9 (374.1, 470.0) 98 (60, 100) 69 stable stable trend -2.2 (-4.6, 0.1)
Hertford County 6 *** 428.7 (382.0, 479.9) 97 (57, 100) 66 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.9, -1.7)
Perquimans County 6 *** 435.5 (379.1, 499.4) 96 (32, 100) 49 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.4, 0.2)
Hyde County 6 *** 435.8 (344.0, 547.2) 95 (2, 100) 17 stable stable trend -1.9 (-5.0, 1.3)
Camden County 6 *** 439.0 (366.5, 522.5) 94 (10, 100) 28 falling falling trend -3.3 (-5.9, -0.7)
Jackson County 6 *** 440.2 (403.1, 480.0) 93 (62, 100) 114 falling falling trend -4.7 (-6.6, -2.8)
Duplin County 6 *** 451.0 (419.3, 484.5) 92 (57, 100) 160 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.3)
Orange County 6 *** 452.5 (428.9, 477.0) 91 (71, 99) 305 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.3, -1.1)
Alleghany County 6 *** 458.3 (398.3, 526.9) 90 (12, 100) 45 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.0, 0.4)
Polk County 6 *** 466.0 (420.6, 516.1) 89 (24, 100) 87 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.6, 1.9)
Beaufort County 6 *** 467.7 (433.8, 503.9) 88 (39, 98) 158 falling falling trend -5.0 (-7.5, -2.5)
Northampton County 6 *** 472.6 (422.7, 527.6) 87 (16, 100) 73 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.1, -0.6)
Mitchell County 6 *** 475.0 (418.7, 537.8) 86 (8, 100) 57 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.9, 0.5)
Chowan County 6 *** 476.5 (418.3, 541.9) 85 (8, 100) 52 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.0, 0.6)
Transylvania County 6 *** 477.0 (439.9, 517.0) 84 (22, 98) 144 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.5, 0.8)
Durham County 6 *** 478.9 (461.9, 496.4) 83 (59, 93) 651 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.9, -1.3)
Watauga County 6 *** 479.1 (442.4, 518.2) 82 (26, 98) 137 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.6)
Pitt County 6 *** 481.9 (459.5, 505.2) 81 (46, 94) 376 stable stable trend -2.0 (-4.1, 0.2)
Clay County 6 *** 484.7 (418.0, 561.0) 80 (3, 100) 46 stable stable trend -0.9 (-3.4, 1.6)
Wilkes County 6 *** 486.8 (458.1, 516.9) 79 (31, 95) 230 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.2, 0.0)
Madison County 6 *** 488.0 (437.6, 543.3) 78 (7, 99) 74 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.5)
Nash County 6 *** 488.0 (461.3, 516.0) 77 (34, 93) 271 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.8, -1.0)
Henderson County 6 *** 489.0 (467.8, 511.1) 76 (40, 91) 431 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.5, -1.6)
Montgomery County 6 *** 489.1 (442.1, 540.1) 75 (10, 98) 87 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.7, 0.9)
Bladen County 6 *** 491.1 (449.2, 536.2) 74 (13, 97) 113 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.5)
Wilson County 6 *** 494.0 (465.1, 524.4) 73 (24, 93) 233 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.3, -0.7)
Yadkin County 6 *** 495.4 (455.7, 538.0) 72 (15, 97) 121 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.7, 0.3)
Scotland County 6 *** 498.0 (454.5, 544.7) 71 (9, 96) 104 falling falling trend -4.3 (-6.3, -2.4)
Carteret County 6 *** 499.2 (471.2, 528.6) 70 (23, 91) 266 stable stable trend -0.2 (-3.2, 2.8)
Ashe County 6 *** 500.6 (456.2, 548.9) 69 (8, 97) 105 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.2, -0.1)
Person County 6 *** 502.1 (462.3, 544.7) 68 (11, 95) 128 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.6, -0.1)
New Hanover County 6 *** 503.3 (485.5, 521.7) 67 (34, 85) 629 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.1, 0.2)
Mecklenburg County 6 *** 504.7 (494.7, 514.7) 66 (44, 78) 2,198 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -1.0)
Columbus County 6 *** 504.9 (471.3, 540.4) 65 (14, 92) 180 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.5)
Cherokee County 6 *** 505.2 (462.8, 551.2) 64 (7, 96) 123 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.7, -0.1)
Hoke County 6 *** 505.2 (459.3, 554.3) 63 (5, 97) 104 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.7, -0.6)
Chatham County 6 *** 505.6 (477.4, 535.2) 62 (19, 89) 260 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Robeson County 6 *** 506.6 (481.9, 532.1) 61 (22, 88) 348 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.3, -0.8)
Cumberland County 6 *** 508.8 (491.5, 526.6) 60 (31, 81) 702 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.5, -0.4)
Pasquotank County 6 *** 510.1 (468.1, 555.0) 59 (5, 93) 115 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.8, 0.4)
Alexander County 6 *** 511.9 (471.9, 554.6) 58 (6, 93) 129 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.2, -1.0)
Washington County 6 *** 512.3 (442.4, 591.4) 57 (1, 99) 45 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.4, 1.1)
Brunswick County 6 *** 514.3 (493.5, 535.9) 56 (21, 83) 588 stable stable trend 0.8 (-0.1, 1.6)
Forsyth County 6 *** 515.3 (500.8, 530.1) 55 (28, 75) 1,010 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.4, -1.8)
Bertie County 6 *** 516.1 (461.6, 576.0) 54 (2, 96) 69 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.4, -0.1)
Caldwell County 6 *** 516.6 (488.6, 546.0) 53 (14, 85) 275 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.5, 0.2)
Union County 6 *** 516.7 (496.8, 537.3) 52 (21, 80) 563 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.2)
Dare County 6 *** 517.6 (476.8, 561.2) 51 (5, 92) 133 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.1, 0.9)
Jones County 6 *** 517.6 (442.2, 603.8) 50 (1, 99) 37 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.3, 0.0)
Wake County 6 *** 517.6 (507.7, 527.7) 49 (32, 68) 2,317 stable stable trend 0.1 (-1.1, 1.3)
Buncombe County 6 *** 518.1 (501.9, 534.7) 48 (22, 77) 816 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.7, -0.6)
Vance County 6 *** 518.6 (477.9, 561.9) 47 (5, 91) 132 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.7, -1.6)
Macon County 6 *** 519.4 (480.7, 560.8) 46 (5, 89) 152 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.8, 0.1)
Davie County 6 *** 521.5 (483.8, 561.6) 45 (4, 90) 151 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 0.9)
Richmond County 6 *** 521.6 (482.1, 563.5) 44 (4, 90) 138 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.4)
Sampson County 6 *** 521.9 (488.7, 556.9) 43 (7, 87) 194 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.4, 0.5)
Moore County 6 *** 522.4 (497.9, 547.9) 42 (13, 80) 370 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.8, 0.4)
Pender County 6 *** 522.9 (489.0, 558.6) 41 (6, 87) 193 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.3, 0.6)
Martin County 6 *** 523.0 (472.8, 577.8) 40 (2, 94) 86 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.7, -1.2)
Edgecombe County 6 *** 524.6 (488.1, 563.3) 39 (4, 87) 168 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.4, -0.2)
Avery County 6 *** 527.3 (471.6, 588.7) 38 (1, 95) 68 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.1, 1.0)
Iredell County 6 *** 528.5 (507.4, 550.3) 37 (12, 72) 509 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.7, -1.3)
Catawba County 6 *** 531.1 (509.9, 553.1) 36 (11, 72) 503 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.1, 0.0)
Yancey County 6 *** 531.5 (476.2, 592.4) 35 (1, 94) 74 stable stable trend -2.7 (-5.5, 0.1)
Warren County 6 *** 531.5 (478.3, 589.8) 34 (1, 92) 81 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.9, 3.2)
Davidson County 6 *** 532.0 (511.4, 553.2) 33 (10, 69) 538 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Cabarrus County 6 *** 533.6 (512.3, 555.4) 32 (11, 70) 515 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.7, -0.9)
Stokes County 6 *** 533.6 (496.9, 572.7) 31 (3, 83) 169 stable stable trend 0.5 (-0.2, 1.2)
Alamance County 6 *** 535.5 (513.9, 557.9) 30 (8, 67) 480 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.6, -0.4)
Tyrrell County 6 *** 539.7 (424.1, 679.8) 29 (1, 100) 15 stable stable trend 2.6 (-0.2, 5.5)
Anson County 6 *** 539.9 (487.9, 596.3) 28 (1, 89) 85 stable stable trend 0.8 (-0.5, 2.2)
Rutherford County 6 *** 540.5 (509.6, 572.9) 27 (4, 76) 247 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.5, -0.1)
Johnston County 6 *** 540.8 (518.5, 563.9) 26 (6, 66) 500 falling falling trend -0.8 (-1.4, -0.2)
Guilford County 6 *** 542.0 (529.2, 555.0) 25 (12, 51) 1,441 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.8, -0.5)
Harnett County 6 *** 543.5 (516.0, 572.0) 24 (5, 70) 319 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.3, 0.1)
Gaston County 6 *** 544.9 (525.5, 564.8) 23 (6, 55) 643 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.6, -0.7)
Lincoln County 6 *** 548.7 (518.9, 579.9) 22 (3, 65) 278 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.0, 0.2)
Wayne County 6 *** 550.1 (524.5, 576.7) 21 (3, 64) 367 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.6, 1.1)
Halifax County 6 *** 551.3 (514.9, 589.7) 20 (1, 73) 183 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.0, 0.5)
Cleveland County 6 *** 553.2 (525.6, 581.9) 19 (2, 63) 326 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.2, -0.6)
Franklin County 6 *** 554.6 (520.0, 590.9) 18 (2, 66) 209 stable stable trend 2.4 (-2.4, 7.5)
Burke County 6 *** 555.6 (528.1, 584.2) 17 (2, 55) 327 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.2, 0.1)
Surry County 6 *** 556.2 (525.6, 588.3) 16 (2, 62) 262 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.3)
Lenoir County 6 *** 560.0 (524.6, 597.3) 15 (1, 64) 199 falling falling trend -2.1 (-3.3, -1.0)
Rockingham County 6 *** 562.3 (534.9, 590.9) 14 (2, 52) 342 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.4, 0.2)
Caswell County 6 *** 564.0 (511.1, 621.4) 13 (1, 81) 92 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.2)
Rowan County 6 *** 564.0 (540.7, 588.1) 12 (2, 43) 470 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.8, -0.1)
Stanly County 6 *** 564.1 (529.9, 600.0) 11 (1, 61) 216 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.4, -0.2)
Greene County 6 *** 564.8 (503.0, 632.2) 10 (1, 88) 68 stable stable trend -1.0 (-3.0, 1.0)
Lee County 6 *** 565.2 (528.6, 603.7) 9 (1, 61) 189 stable stable trend -0.7 (-1.9, 0.4)
Randolph County 6 *** 568.2 (545.2, 591.9) 8 (2, 38) 492 stable stable trend -0.2 (-0.8, 0.4)
Haywood County 6 *** 568.7 (536.7, 602.4) 7 (1, 54) 257 stable stable trend 0.3 (-0.8, 1.4)
McDowell County 6 *** 574.8 (535.9, 615.9) 6 (1, 57) 174 stable stable trend 0.0 (-0.9, 0.8)
Pamlico County 6 *** 583.5 (516.1, 658.8) 5 (1, 83) 65 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.2, 0.9)
Craven County 6 *** 583.6 (556.1, 612.3) 4 (1, 34) 356 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.6, -0.2)
Onslow County 6 *** 590.7 (563.4, 618.8) 3 (1, 27) 379 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.1, 0.6)
Granville County 6 *** 606.7 (569.4, 645.8) 2 (1, 26) 218 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.6, -1.0)
Swain County 6 *** 623.8 (550.8, 704.4) 1 (1, 65) 56 stable stable trend 1.6 (-0.6, 3.8)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2021 2:59 pm.

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.


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.

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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