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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Tennessee by County

Cervix (Late Stage^), 2013-2017

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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


Tennessee6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Shelby County6


Rutherford County6


Sullivan County6


Sumner County6


Knox County6


Davidson County6


Hamilton County6


Anderson County6 Bedford County6 Benton County6 Bledsoe County6 Blount County6 Bradley County6 Campbell County6 Cannon County6 Carroll County6 Carter County6 Cheatham County6 Chester County6 Claiborne County6 Clay County6 Cocke County6 Coffee County6 Crockett County6 Cumberland County6 DeKalb County6 Decatur County6 Dickson County6 Dyer County6 Fayette County6 Fentress County6 Franklin County6 Gibson County6 Giles County6 Grainger County6 Greene 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 Jefferson County6 Johnson County6 Lake County6 Lauderdale County6 Lawrence County6 Lewis County6 Lincoln County6 Loudon County6 Macon County6 Madison County6 Marion County6 Marshall County6 Maury County6 McMinn County6 McNairy County6 Meigs County6 Monroe County6 Montgomery County6 Moore County6 Morgan County6 Obion County6 Overton County6 Perry County6 Pickett County6 Polk County6 Putnam County6 Rhea County6 Roane County6 Robertson County6 Scott County6 Sequatchie County6 Sevier County6 Smith County6 Stewart County6 Tipton County6 Trousdale County6 Unicoi County6 Union County6 Van Buren County6 Warren County6 Washington County6 Wayne County6 Weakley County6 White County6 Williamson County6 Wilson County6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/15/2021 12:15 am.

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 1969-2017 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. Coding is generally based on Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) summary stage but may include other staging variables if necessary.
*** 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 (2001-2017) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2019 submission.
6 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries SEER*Stat Database (2001-2017) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (based on the 2019 submission).

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.