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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Wisconsin by County

Oral Cavity & Pharynx (Late Stage^), 2014-2018

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



Crawford County6

Columbia County6

Winnebago County6

Langlade County6

Vilas County6

Dodge County6

Jefferson County6

Fond du Lac County6

Lincoln County6

Waushara County6

Brown County6

Clark County6

Sauk County6

Chippewa County6

Milwaukee County6

Walworth County6

Juneau County6

Racine County6

Oneida County6

Marathon County6

Washington County6

Outagamie County6

Sheboygan County6

Green County6

Shawano County6

Wood County6

St. Croix County6

Douglas County6

Marinette County6

La Crosse County6

Kenosha County6

Dane County6

Rock County6

Waupaca County6

Calumet County6

Pierce County6

Ozaukee County6

Eau Claire County6

Polk County6

Waukesha County6

Oconto County6

Monroe County6

Dunn County6

Grant County6

Door County6

Portage County6

Manitowoc County6

Adams County6 Ashland County6 Barron County6 Bayfield County6 Buffalo County6 Burnett County6 Florence County6 Forest County6 Green Lake County6 Iowa County6 Iron County6 Jackson County6 Kewaunee County6 Lafayette County6 Marquette County6 Menominee County6 Pepin County6 Price County6 Richland County6 Rusk County6 Sawyer County6 Taylor County6 Trempealeau County6 Vernon County6 Washburn County6

Created by on 01/18/2022 8:47 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
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.

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 (2001-2018) - 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).

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.