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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Tennessee by County

Melanoma of the Skin (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



Warren County6

McMinn County6

Blount County6

Jefferson County6

Robertson County6

Bradley County6

Dickson County6

Sevier County6

Knox County6

Anderson County6

Carter County6

Sumner County6

Cumberland County6

Greene County6

Loudon County6

Maury County6

Montgomery County6

Madison County6

Rutherford County6

Sullivan County6

Putnam County6

Hamilton County6

Williamson County6

Wilson County6

Davidson County6

Washington County6

Shelby County6

Bedford County6 Benton County6 Bledsoe County6 Campbell County6 Cannon County6 Carroll County6 Cheatham County6 Chester County6 Claiborne County6 Clay County6 Cocke County6 Coffee County6 Crockett County6 DeKalb County6 Decatur County6 Dyer County6 Fayette County6 Fentress County6 Franklin County6 Gibson County6 Giles County6 Grainger County6 Grundy County6 Hamblen County6 Hancock County6 Hardeman County6 Hardin County6 Hawkins County6 Haywood County6 Henderson County6 Henry County6 Hickman County6 Houston County6 Humphreys County6 Jackson County6 Johnson County6 Lake County6 Lauderdale County6 Lawrence County6 Lewis County6 Lincoln County6 Macon County6 Marion County6 Marshall County6 McNairy County6 Meigs County6 Monroe County6 Moore County6 Morgan County6 Obion County6 Overton County6 Perry County6 Pickett County6 Polk County6 Rhea County6 Roane County6 Scott County6 Sequatchie County6 Smith County6 Stewart County6 Tipton County6 Trousdale County6 Unicoi County6 Union County6 Van Buren County6 Wayne County6 Weakley County6 White County6

Created by on 09/27/2023 4:01 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.
Bedford, Benton, Bledsoe, Campbell, Cannon, Carroll, Cheatham, Chester, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Crockett, DeKalb, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Fentress, Franklin, Gibson, Giles, Grainger, Grundy, Hamblen, Hancock, Hardeman, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Johnson, Lake, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Marshall, McNairy, Meigs, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Obion, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Smith, Stewart, Tipton, Trousdale, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Wayne, Weakley, White

† 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.

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 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.