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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

Oral Cavity & Pharynx (Late Stage^), 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Rate

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

North Carolina6


Anson County6

Stanly County6

Greene County6

Bladen County6

Davie County6

Rockingham County6

Scotland County6

Granville County6

Northampton County6

Carteret County6

Alexander County6

Macon County6

Harnett County6

Cleveland County6

Randolph County6

Onslow County6

Rowan County6

Surry County6

Craven County6

Lee County6

Madison County6

Brunswick County6

Iredell County6

Burke County6

Person County6

Montgomery County6

Catawba County6

Caldwell County6

Johnston County6

Lincoln County6

Cherokee County6

Cabarrus County6

Halifax County6

Dare County6

Gaston County6

Davidson County6

Richmond County6

Orange County6

Buncombe County6

McDowell County6

Pasquotank County6

New Hanover County6

Lenoir County6

Edgecombe County6

Ashe County6

Yadkin County6

Jackson County6

Cumberland County6

Alamance County6

Stokes County6

Rutherford County6

Henderson County6

Nash County6

Beaufort County6

Forsyth County6

Pender County6

Haywood County6

Guilford County6

Moore County6

Pitt County6

Watauga County6

Wayne County6

Wake County6

Wilson County6

Robeson County6

Columbus County6

Wilkes County6

Union County6

Vance County6

Hoke County6

Chatham County6

Durham County6

Franklin County6

Mecklenburg County6

Sampson County6

Transylvania County6

Duplin County6

Alleghany County6 Avery County6 Bertie County6 Camden County6 Caswell County6 Chowan County6 Clay County6 Currituck County6 Gates County6 Graham County6 Hertford County6 Hyde County6 Jones County6 Martin County6 Mitchell County6 Pamlico County6 Perquimans County6 Polk County6 Swain County6 Tyrrell County6 Warren County6 Washington County6 Yancey County6

Created by on 07/17/2024 10:33 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, Avery, Bertie, Camden, Caswell, Chowan, Clay, Currituck, Gates, Graham, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Martin, Mitchell, Pamlico, Perquimans, Polk, Swain, 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 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.
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.