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Incidence Rate Report for Pennsylvania by County

Melanoma of the Skin, 2011-2015

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages

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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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Average Annual Count
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Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Incidence Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Pennsylvania 6,10 *** 19.9 (19.5, 20.4) 1,559 rising rising trend 6.4 (0.7, 12.4)
US (SEER+NPCR) 1,10 *** 16.8 (16.8, 16.9) 30,606 rising rising trend 2.4 (1.2, 3.6)
Adams County 6,10 *** 26.6 (20.9, 33.4) 17 stable stable trend 3.4 (-29.1, 50.7)
Allegheny County 6,10 *** 19.4 (17.9, 20.9) 152 stable stable trend 13.1 (-9.0, 40.5)
Armstrong County 6,10 *** 25.0 (18.4, 33.4) 11 stable stable trend -11.9 (-25.2, 3.8)
Beaver County 6,10 *** 18.3 (14.6, 22.8) 19 stable stable trend 14.6 (-8.1, 42.9)
Bedford County 6,10 *** 18.0 (11.8, 26.5) 6 stable stable trend 39.1 (-34.3, 194.7)
Berks County 6,10 *** 20.2 (17.7, 23.0) 49 stable stable trend -5.4 (-14.7, 5.0)
Blair County 6,10 *** 20.2 (15.7, 25.6) 16 stable stable trend 25.2 (-4.3, 63.9)
Bradford County 6,10 *** 20.0 (13.9, 27.9) 8 stable stable trend -12.4 (-26.8, 4.8)
Bucks County 6,10 *** 25.6 (23.3, 28.1) 102 rising rising trend 5.4 (0.9, 10.1)
Butler County 6,10 *** 27.1 (22.7, 32.1) 30 rising rising trend 41.8 (4.3, 92.6)
Cambria County 6,10 *** 20.3 (15.8, 25.7) 17 stable stable trend 17.6 (-7.5, 49.5)
Cameron County 6,10 *
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3 or fewer
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Carbon County 6,10 *** 18.4 (12.6, 26.1) 7 stable stable trend 5.8 (-28.7, 57.1)
Centre County 6,10 *** 25.2 (20.3, 30.9) 20 stable stable trend -8.4 (-31.9, 23.4)
Chester County 6,10 *** 25.5 (22.9, 28.3) 76 stable stable trend -1.0 (-19.5, 21.8)
Clarion County 6,10 *** 20.6 (12.6, 31.9) 5 stable stable trend 8.7 (-19.5, 46.7)
Clearfield County 6,10 *** 13.7 (9.5, 19.2) 8 stable stable trend 13.0 (-27.9, 77.1)
Clinton County 6,10 *** 15.2 (8.4, 25.2) 3
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Columbia County 6,10 *** 20.6 (14.6, 28.4) 9 stable stable trend -11.8 (-38.8, 27.2)
Crawford County 6,10 *** 18.6 (13.7, 24.7) 11 stable stable trend 16.4 (-13.7, 56.8)
Cumberland County 6,10 *** 24.5 (20.9, 28.6) 36 stable stable trend -3.9 (-22.6, 19.2)
Dauphin County 6,10 *** 19.9 (16.9, 23.4) 32 stable stable trend 0.8 (-23.6, 33.0)
Delaware County 6,10 *** 24.3 (21.9, 26.8) 83 stable stable trend 0.1 (-2.2, 2.4)
Elk County 6,10 *** 20.6 (11.9, 33.4) 4 stable stable trend -20.5 (-49.2, 24.4)
Erie County 6,10 *** 15.4 (12.6, 18.5) 24 stable stable trend 8.7 (-10.2, 31.6)
Fayette County 6,10 *** 12.7 (9.2, 17.1) 10 stable stable trend 45.2 (-1.5, 114.2)
Forest County 6,10 *
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3 or fewer
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Franklin County 6,10 *** 23.0 (18.6, 28.0) 22 stable stable trend 9.5 (-8.5, 30.9)
Fulton County 6,10 *
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3 or fewer
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Greene County 6,10 *
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3 or fewer
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Huntingdon County 6,10 *** 16.2 (9.6, 25.7) 4 stable stable trend 20.4 (-54.1, 216.1)
Indiana County 6,10 *** 21.1 (15.3, 28.4) 10 rising rising trend 46.1 (0.7, 111.9)
Jefferson County 6,10 *** 23.2 (15.1, 34.0) 6 stable stable trend -16.3 (-36.8, 10.8)
Juniata County 6,10 *** 28.0 (16.6, 44.4) 4 stable stable trend -19.1 (-57.5, 54.0)
Lackawanna County 6,10 *** 14.9 (12.0, 18.3) 21 stable stable trend 13.1 (-1.9, 30.5)
Lancaster County 6,10 *** 20.5 (18.2, 23.0) 64 stable stable trend 9.2 (-6.0, 26.9)
Lawrence County 6,10 *** 14.0 (9.6, 19.8) 8 stable stable trend 15.2 (-25.3, 77.8)
Lebanon County 6,10 *** 21.2 (16.8, 26.4) 18 stable stable trend 17.2 (-2.1, 40.3)
Lehigh County 6,10 *** 21.5 (18.8, 24.6) 47 stable stable trend 11.0 (-11.8, 39.7)
Luzerne County 6,10 *** 16.4 (13.9, 19.3) 34 rising rising trend 16.7 (7.8, 26.3)
Lycoming County 6,10 *** 21.3 (16.6, 26.9) 16 stable stable trend -14.5 (-38.0, 17.8)
McKean County 6,10 *** 20.6 (12.8, 31.5) 5 stable stable trend -15.1 (-57.4, 69.1)
Mercer County 6,10 *** 24.4 (19.2, 30.6) 17 stable stable trend 16.8 (-12.1, 55.1)
Mifflin County 6,10 *** 23.4 (15.6, 33.8) 7 stable stable trend 2.1 (-30.1, 49.0)
Monroe County 6,10 *** 16.4 (12.8, 20.6) 16 stable stable trend -15.1 (-42.6, 25.7)
Montgomery County 6,10 *** 26.4 (24.3, 28.5) 136 stable stable trend 1.8 (-11.6, 17.2)
Montour County 6,10 *
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3 or fewer
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Northampton County 6,10 *** 21.2 (18.2, 24.6) 39 stable stable trend -2.2 (-10.4, 6.8)
Northumberland County 6,10 *** 22.2 (16.7, 29.0) 13 stable stable trend 2.7 (-33.2, 57.8)
Perry County 6,10 *** 21.4 (14.2, 31.2) 6 stable stable trend -10.3 (-30.3, 15.4)
Philadelphia County 6,10 *** 8.3 (7.5, 9.2) 74 stable stable trend 6.9 (-4.3, 19.5)
Pike County 6,10 *** 11.6 (7.3, 18.0) 5 stable stable trend -15.2 (-28.3, 0.2)
Potter County 6,10 *
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3 or fewer
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Schuylkill County 6,10 *** 19.3 (15.3, 24.1) 18 stable stable trend -4.6 (-41.0, 54.1)
Snyder County 6,10 *** 27.6 (18.9, 39.3) 7 stable stable trend 5.0 (-11.1, 23.9)
Somerset County 6,10 *** 20.0 (14.4, 27.2) 10 rising rising trend 12.0 (1.2, 24.0)
Sullivan County 6,10 *
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Susquehanna County 6,10 *** 29.1 (19.2, 42.3) 6 stable stable trend -4.9 (-36.0, 41.5)
Tioga County 6,10 *** 27.5 (18.7, 39.2) 7 stable stable trend 9.2 (-21.7, 52.3)
Union County 6,10 *** 25.1 (16.2, 37.0) 6 stable stable trend 9.5 (-38.9, 96.1)
Venango County 6,10 *** 21.1 (14.1, 30.5) 6 stable stable trend -6.9 (-56.4, 98.5)
Warren County 6,10 *** 23.6 (15.0, 35.4) 5 stable stable trend 14.9 (-24.2, 74.3)
Washington County 6,10 *** 19.0 (15.6, 23.0) 25 stable stable trend 19.9 (-4.1, 49.9)
Wayne County 6,10 *** 17.5 (11.4, 26.0) 6 stable stable trend 20.4 (-21.5, 84.6)
Westmoreland County 6,10 *** 22.9 (19.9, 26.3) 49 stable stable trend 39.2 (-5.9, 106.0)
Wyoming County 6,10 *** 18.9 (10.8, 31.0) 4 stable stable trend -14.9 (-48.9, 41.8)
York County 6,10 *** 29.1 (26.2, 32.3) 76 stable stable trend -2.1 (-15.3, 13.2)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/24/2018 6:36 pm.
Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† 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 1969-2015 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.
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: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 2017 data submission and SEER November 2017 submission as published in United States Cancer Statistics.
6 Source: State Cancer Registry and the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) November 2017 data submission.
10 Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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 modified by NCI. The 1969-2016 US Population Data File is used with NPCR November 2017 data.

Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

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.

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