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Incidence Rate Report for North Carolina by County

Lung & Bronchus (All Stages^), 2014-2018

All Races (includes Hispanic), 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 *** 66.3 (65.7, 67.0) N/A 8,252 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.8, -2.1)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1 *** 57.3 (57.1, 57.4) N/A 222,811 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.4, -1.8)
Polk County 6 *** 42.8 (33.8, 54.3) 100 (81, 100) 18 stable stable trend -1.9 (-5.4, 1.7)
Chatham County 6 *** 46.7 (41.3, 52.8) 99 (86, 100) 55 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.8, -0.7)
Watauga County 6 *** 47.4 (39.9, 56.1) 98 (79, 100) 29 falling falling trend -2.1 (-4.2, -0.1)
Wake County 6 *** 51.3 (49.2, 53.5) 97 (87, 99) 484 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.1, -1.3)
Mecklenburg County 6 *** 51.9 (49.8, 54.1) 96 (86, 99) 487 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.4, -0.9)
Orange County 6 *** 52.4 (47.1, 58.1) 95 (77, 100) 76 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.5, -1.5)
Gates County 6 *** 53.4 (38.5, 72.9) 94 (13, 100) 9 stable stable trend -3.2 (-6.9, 0.7)
Durham County 6 *** 54.3 (50.5, 58.3) 93 (78, 98) 163 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.6, -1.5)
Henderson County 6 *** 54.8 (50.2, 59.8) 92 (75, 99) 111 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.2, -1.1)
Perquimans County 6 *** 55.1 (41.8, 72.2) 91 (15, 100) 13 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.2, 0.7)
Union County 6 *** 55.3 (50.9, 59.9) 90 (74, 98) 127 falling falling trend -1.9 (-3.2, -0.6)
Clay County 6 *** 55.4 (41.5, 74.2) 89 (11, 100) 12 stable stable trend -2.1 (-5.5, 1.5)
Moore County 6 *** 56.5 (51.2, 62.3) 88 (64, 98) 89 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.7, -0.8)
Pitt County 6 *** 59.0 (54.0, 64.4) 87 (57, 95) 106 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.4, -0.6)
Transylvania County 6 *** 60.4 (52.0, 70.2) 86 (27, 98) 41 stable stable trend 1.0 (-1.1, 3.1)
Ashe County 6 *** 60.6 (50.9, 72.1) 85 (20, 99) 29 stable stable trend -1.2 (-3.5, 1.2)
Jackson County 6 *** 60.8 (51.7, 71.1) 84 (22, 99) 35 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.9, 2.5)
Duplin County 6 *** 61.1 (53.7, 69.5) 83 (32, 98) 50 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.9, 1.6)
Warren County 6 *** 61.2 (50.1, 74.5) 82 (10, 99) 22 stable stable trend -1.5 (-4.6, 1.6)
Chowan County 6 *** 62.2 (48.9, 78.8) 81 (4, 100) 16 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.5, 1.9)
Hertford County 6 *** 62.6 (51.1, 76.2) 80 (7, 99) 22 stable stable trend 0.1 (-2.6, 3.0)
New Hanover County 6 *** 62.7 (58.6, 67.1) 79 (48, 89) 178 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.8, -1.7)
Macon County 6 *** 63.0 (54.5, 72.9) 78 (23, 97) 42 falling falling trend -2.9 (-4.4, -1.5)
Tyrrell County 6 *** 63.1 (38.4, 100.6) 77 (1, 100) 4
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Bertie County 6 *** 63.3 (51.3, 77.9) 76 (5, 99) 20 stable stable trend -0.6 (-3.8, 2.6)
Avery County 6 *** 63.4 (50.3, 79.4) 75 (3, 100) 17 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.9, -0.1)
Camden County 6 *** 63.4 (45.3, 86.8) 74 (2, 100) 8 falling falling trend -4.2 (-7.8, -0.5)
Guilford County 6 *** 64.9 (62.0, 67.9) 73 (48, 83) 390 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.7, -0.3)
Northampton County 6 *** 65.3 (53.7, 79.2) 72 (4, 98) 24 stable stable trend -3.8 (-8.9, 1.6)
Brunswick County 6 *** 65.3 (60.5, 70.4) 71 (35, 86) 163 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.4, -0.5)
Person County 6 *** 65.3 (56.1, 75.8) 70 (11, 96) 38 falling falling trend -3.5 (-5.6, -1.3)
Hyde County 6 *** 65.4 (41.5, 99.9) 69 (1, 100) 5 stable stable trend -1.0 (-5.5, 3.8)
Anson County 6 *** 65.5 (53.8, 79.3) 68 (5, 98) 23 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.6, 2.1)
Catawba County 6 *** 66.0 (61.1, 71.2) 67 (30, 86) 140 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.0, 0.9)
Iredell County 6 *** 66.3 (61.5, 71.5) 66 (31, 85) 142 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.8, 0.5)
Cherokee County 6 *** 66.4 (56.7, 77.8) 65 (8, 95) 37 stable stable trend -0.4 (-3.0, 2.2)
Montgomery County 6 *** 66.8 (55.9, 79.6) 64 (5, 97) 28 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.6, -0.6)
Alleghany County 6 *** 66.9 (51.3, 87.2) 63 (1, 100) 13 stable stable trend -0.5 (-3.8, 2.9)
Cabarrus County 6 *** 67.1 (62.1, 72.3) 62 (27, 85) 141 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.3, -1.6)
Buncombe County 6 *** 67.1 (63.3, 71.1) 61 (34, 81) 243 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.8, -0.3)
Rutherford County 6 *** 67.5 (60.5, 75.2) 60 (16, 88) 71 stable stable trend -10.1 (-19.2, 0.0)
Dare County 6 *** 68.3 (58.5, 79.5) 59 (6, 94) 38 stable stable trend -17.7 (-35.1, 4.5)
Forsyth County 6 *** 68.4 (65.0, 72.0) 58 (33, 77) 307 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.7)
Columbus County 6 *** 68.6 (60.7, 77.4) 57 (10, 89) 57 falling falling trend -5.8 (-11.0, -0.4)
Yadkin County 6 *** 68.8 (59.5, 79.4) 56 (7, 92) 39 stable stable trend 0.1 (-2.2, 2.6)
Wilson County 6 *** 68.8 (62.0, 76.3) 55 (15, 85) 76 stable stable trend -0.9 (-1.9, 0.1)
Beaufort County 6 *** 69.1 (60.9, 78.2) 54 (7, 90) 55 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.0, 0.3)
Cumberland County 6 *** 69.3 (65.1, 73.6) 53 (26, 79) 216 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.9, -0.3)
Currituck County 6 *** 69.3 (57.1, 83.7) 52 (3, 97) 24 stable stable trend -2.2 (-4.5, 0.3)
Nash County 6 *** 69.5 (63.0, 76.6) 51 (15, 84) 87 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.3, 0.9)
Hoke County 6 *** 69.9 (58.9, 82.3) 50 (4, 94) 32 falling falling trend -3.1 (-5.7, -0.6)
Mitchell County 6 *** 70.2 (56.5, 87.0) 49 (2, 98) 19 stable stable trend 0.7 (-1.7, 3.1)
Lincoln County 6 *** 70.4 (63.4, 78.0) 48 (10, 84) 78 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.0, 0.8)
Pender County 6 *** 70.4 (62.4, 79.3) 47 (7, 86) 59 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.5, 0.2)
Wilkes County 6 *** 70.5 (63.4, 78.2) 46 (7, 85) 75 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.9, 1.3)
Lee County 6 *** 71.3 (62.9, 80.5) 45 (5, 88) 54 falling falling trend -1.6 (-3.0, -0.1)
Bladen County 6 *** 71.7 (61.6, 83.2) 44 (3, 88) 38 stable stable trend -1.2 (-2.7, 0.3)
Halifax County 6 *** 72.1 (63.8, 81.4) 43 (5, 84) 56 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.0, 1.7)
Edgecombe County 6 *** 72.3 (63.8, 81.7) 42 (4, 84) 56 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.8, 0.7)
Caswell County 6 *** 72.3 (60.4, 86.4) 41 (2, 93) 27 stable stable trend -1.6 (-4.6, 1.6)
Alexander County 6 *** 72.5 (62.5, 83.8) 40 (3, 88) 40 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.5, 0.9)
Stanly County 6 *** 72.7 (64.8, 81.3) 39 (5, 81) 64 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.0, 0.0)
Jones County 6 *** 72.7 (53.9, 97.0) 38 (1, 99) 11 falling falling trend -2.2 (-4.0, -0.4)
Carteret County 6 *** 73.0 (66.1, 80.6) 37 (6, 79) 87 stable stable trend -1.0 (-2.4, 0.5)
Pasquotank County 6 *** 73.1 (62.8, 84.8) 36 (2, 87) 37 stable stable trend 0.5 (-2.0, 3.0)
Cleveland County 6 *** 73.2 (66.7, 80.1) 35 (8, 76) 98 stable stable trend -0.8 (-1.9, 0.3)
Burke County 6 *** 73.6 (67.2, 80.5) 34 (6, 76) 99 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.6, -0.1)
Wayne County 6 *** 74.0 (67.9, 80.4) 33 (7, 73) 115 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.6, 1.0)
Alamance County 6 *** 74.2 (68.9, 79.7) 32 (8, 68) 152 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.2, 0.7)
Davie County 6 *** 74.5 (65.2, 84.9) 31 (3, 84) 48 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.3, 1.7)
Yancey County 6 *** 74.6 (61.4, 90.5) 30 (1, 91) 24 stable stable trend 0.6 (-2.6, 3.9)
Caldwell County 6 *** 74.9 (68.0, 82.4) 29 (4, 75) 90 falling falling trend -3.5 (-5.4, -1.5)
Sampson County 6 *** 75.1 (66.9, 84.1) 28 (3, 78) 63 stable stable trend -0.7 (-2.0, 0.7)
Haywood County 6 *** 76.2 (68.7, 84.5) 27 (3, 71) 80 stable stable trend 0.2 (-2.1, 2.4)
Washington County 6 *** 76.5 (59.5, 97.8) 26 (1, 97) 15 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.8, 2.8)
Richmond County 6 *** 76.6 (67.0, 87.4) 25 (2, 79) 47 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.4, 0.8)
Franklin County 6 *** 76.7 (68.4, 85.9) 24 (2, 75) 65 stable stable trend -0.5 (-2.0, 1.0)
Graham County 6 *** 76.9 (57.4, 102.3) 23 (1, 98) 11 stable stable trend 2.0 (-2.0, 6.2)
Madison County 6 *** 77.4 (64.5, 92.7) 22 (1, 88) 26 stable stable trend -1.0 (-3.5, 1.6)
Robeson County 6 *** 77.7 (71.4, 84.3) 21 (3, 59) 119 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.3, 0.8)
Harnett County 6 *** 78.1 (71.3, 85.4) 20 (2, 63) 101 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.4, 0.4)
Vance County 6 *** 78.4 (68.5, 89.3) 19 (1, 77) 48 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.0, 0.8)
Rowan County 6 *** 78.4 (72.7, 84.5) 18 (3, 54) 145 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.6, 1.2)
Johnston County 6 *** 78.8 (73.3, 84.6) 17 (3, 54) 162 stable stable trend -6.0 (-11.7, 0.1)
Granville County 6 *** 79.3 (70.5, 89.0) 16 (1, 75) 61 falling falling trend -1.2 (-2.3, -0.1)
Rockingham County 6 *** 79.8 (73.2, 86.9) 15 (2, 56) 111 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.7, -0.3)
Lenoir County 6 *** 79.9 (71.3, 89.5) 14 (1, 66) 66 stable stable trend -0.1 (-2.0, 1.8)
Pamlico County 6 *** 80.7 (64.5, 101.0) 13 (1, 90) 19 stable stable trend 0.6 (-2.8, 4.2)
Stokes County 6 *** 80.8 (71.6, 91.0) 12 (1, 68) 58 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.7, 1.8)
Gaston County 6 *** 80.8 (76.0, 85.9) 11 (2, 40) 219 falling falling trend -1.4 (-2.3, -0.6)
Craven County 6 *** 81.0 (74.4, 88.2) 10 (2, 50) 114 stable stable trend -0.6 (-1.6, 0.4)
Martin County 6 *** 81.5 (68.9, 96.1) 9 (1, 78) 31 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.1, 2.1)
Swain County 6 *** 81.6 (64.7, 101.9) 8 (1, 89) 17 stable stable trend -0.3 (-3.6, 3.2)
Randolph County 6 *** 83.8 (78.0, 90.0) 7 (1, 35) 160 stable stable trend 0.2 (-1.0, 1.3)
Davidson County 6 *** 84.0 (78.7, 89.6) 6 (1, 31) 192 stable stable trend -0.2 (-1.1, 0.7)
Greene County 6 *** 84.3 (69.2, 102.0) 5 (1, 82) 23 stable stable trend -0.3 (-3.2, 2.6)
McDowell County 6 *** 84.7 (74.9, 95.5) 4 (1, 55) 57 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.4, 1.4)
Scotland County 6 *** 84.9 (73.3, 98.0) 3 (1, 66) 40 stable stable trend -0.9 (-3.1, 1.3)
Surry County 6 *** 85.1 (77.3, 93.5) 2 (1, 44) 91 stable stable trend -0.3 (-1.5, 1.0)
Onslow County 6 *** 96.5 (89.1, 104.2) 1 (1, 9) 132 stable stable trend 0.2 (-0.7, 1.2)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/16/2021 3:09 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.

* 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.

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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