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Complete Indicator Profile of Breast Cancer Incidence (Female Only)

Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant female breast cancer diagnosed.

Numerator

All cases of malignant female breast cancer.

Denominator

Total number of female residents in North Carolina

Why Is This Important?

Cancer of the female breast was the third most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.



Graphical Data Views

Breast Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

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County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 131.3 120.9 142.5 599
Alexander 113.4 94.4 135.3 129
Alleghany 106.9 75.0 149.0 42
Anson 122.8 98.5 151.5 94
Ashe 103.7 83.6 127.7 101
Avery 98.3 73.3 129.8 57
Beaufort 128.7 111.5 147.9 220
Bertie 124.5 97.9 156.5 80
Bladen 84.1 67.0 104.4 87
Brunswick 115.8 104.3 128.3 444
Buncombe 138.0 129.6 146.9 1,057
Burke 114.0 101.8 127.3 331
Cabarrus 128.9 118.5 140.1 565
Caldwell 108.5 96.0 122.3 282
Camden 169.9 123.8 228.1 45
Carteret 127.0 112.3 143.2 294
Caswell 146.4 119.5 178.0 109
Catawba 120.8 110.9 131.3 569
Chatham 139.7 123.6 157.4 287
Cherokee 128.7 105.3 156.1 128
Chowan 108.2 80.0 143.5 55
Clay 123.2 91.9 164.4 58
Cleveland 114.2 102.5 126.8 362
Columbus 105.8 90.8 122.8 185
Craven 129.9 116.8 144.0 383
Cumberland 130.9 122.6 139.6 935
Currituck 98.6 76.4 125.6 70
Dare 149.5 127.0 175.0 169
Davidson 117.9 108.3 128.1 567
Davie 113.7 95.8 134.1 148
Duplin 109.5 93.5 127.5 172
Durham 132.4 123.6 141.6 873
Edgecombe 133.7 116.3 153.0 219
Forsyth 126.5 119.7 133.6 1,323
Franklin 123.8 107.1 142.3 203
Gaston 123.5 114.8 132.7 762
Gates 152.7 114.4 200.2 55
Graham 153.8 108.7 212.3 43
Granville 120.9 104.2 139.6 190
Greene 120.1 92.1 154.0 64
Guilford 128.9 122.8 135.1 1,743
Halifax 138.5 121.5 157.4 253
Harnett 118.0 105.4 131.8 322
Haywood 116.9 102.5 133.1 259
Henderson 134.0 122.2 146.7 543
Hertford 131.2 105.4 161.6 96
Hoke 100.2 80.4 123.2 91
Hyde 144.2 89.9 222.2 24
Iredell 122.4 112.3 133.3 542
Jackson 109.3 89.6 132.3 118
Johnston 113.9 103.7 124.8 474
Jones 114.8 81.5 158.4 41
Lee 114.6 99.1 131.8 203
Lenoir 160.1 142.5 179.4 317
Lincoln 124.8 110.3 140.8 279
Macon 132.2 111.2 156.4 170
Madison 140.9 113.4 173.5 97
Martin 138.3 114.0 166.8 119
McDowell 130.1 111.5 151.1 183
Mecklenburg 130.6 125.7 135.6 2,778
Mitchell 103.0 77.9 134.5 60
Montgomery 113.8 91.9 139.7 98
Moore 140.7 127.2 155.3 451
Nash 129.0 116.2 142.9 383
New Hanover 133.1 123.6 143.2 757
Northampton 126.9 101.3 157.4 96
Onslow 132.7 119.4 146.9 372
Orange 137.4 124.6 151.0 444
Pamlico 120.1 88.5 160.8 57
Pasquotank 117.8 98.9 139.3 143
Pender 123.6 106.8 142.5 201
Perquimans 96.4 70.2 130.6 50
Person 100.7 83.5 120.7 123
Pitt 148.0 136.0 160.8 569
Polk 123.0 99.3 151.9 105
Randolph 124.3 113.8 135.5 528
Richmond 122.8 104.8 143.0 172
Robeson 107.2 96.3 118.9 364
Rockingham 126.5 114.0 140.1 391
Rowan 157.8 145.6 170.7 648
Rutherford 127.4 112.6 143.7 286
Sampson 110.8 96.0 127.2 208
Scotland 100.7 82.3 122.2 109
Stanly 118.5 103.1 135.7 221
Stokes 107.1 91.2 125.2 166
Surry 119.4 105.8 134.4 292
Swain 151.5 116.6 194.1 68
Transylvania 130.7 109.1 155.6 160
Tyrrell 148.5 88.2 238.7 19
Union 127.0 116.7 137.9 584
Vance 118.5 100.0 139.4 153
Wake 130.0 124.9 135.1 2,650
Warren 117.7 92.0 149.1 80
Washington 133.3 99.8 174.9 58
Watauga 127.7 107.0 151.4 144
Wayne 122.4 110.7 135.0 409
Wilkes 103.5 90.2 118.3 229
Wilson 134.0 119.5 149.7 325
Yadkin 110.7 92.7 131.4 137
Yancey 121.8 95.5 153.9 80
North Carolina 126.5 125.1 127.8 33,403

Data Notes

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 1/2013. Rates based on counts less than 16 are unstable. Use with caution. Cases may not sum to totals due to unknown or other values. Rates are calculated using the bridged-race population estimates obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics available online at www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race/data_documentation.htm#vintage2011. Numbers are subject to change as files are updated. 

Data Sources

Central Cancer Registry, State Center for Health Statistics 



Breast Cancer Incidence (Female Only) North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2009

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North Carolina vs U.S. Year Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
North Carolina 1999 127.7 124.3 131.1 5,485
North Carolina 2000 130.1 126.8 133.6 5,683
North Carolina 2001 130.8 127.4 134.2 5,832
North Carolina 2002 123.5 120.3 126.8 5,631
North Carolina 2003 118.0 114.9 121.2 5,473
North Carolina 2004 121.4 118.3 124.6 5,759
North Carolina 2005 122.8 119.7 125.9 5,974
North Carolina 2006 126.9 123.8 130.1 6,352
North Carolina 2007 126.7 123.6 129.9 6,536
North Carolina 2008 124.4 121.4 127.5 6,547
North Carolina 2009 128.9 125.9 132.0 6,948
United States 1999 134.6 133.9 135.2 173,265
United States 2000 132.3 131.6 132.9 172,948
United States 2001 131.4 130.8 132.0 182,894
United States 2002 128.5 127.9 129.1 186,514
United States 2003 122.1 121.5 122.6 186,279
United States 2004 120.3 119.8 120.9 186,568
United States 2005 120.1 119.5 120.6 189,266
United States 2006 121.1 120.6 121.7 193,799
United States 2007 122.5 121.9 123.0 199,531
United States 2008 123.1 122.6 123.6 203,868
United States 2009 122.8 122.2 123.3 206,447

Data Notes

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 1/2013. Rates based on counts less than 16 are unstable. Use with caution. Cases may not sum to totals due to unknown or other values. Rates are calculated using the bridged-race population estimates obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics available online at www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race/data_documentation.htm#vintage2011. Numbers are subject to change as files are updated.  National Program of Cancer Registries: 1999 - 2009 Incidence, WONDER On-line Database. United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2011. Accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/cancernpcr-v2009.html on Dec 11, 2012

Data Sources

Central Cancer Registry, State Center for Health Statistics 



Breast Cancer Incidence (Female Only) by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2010

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
White Non-Hispanic 128.0 126.4 129.6 25,650
African-American Non-Hispanic 126.1 123.0 129.2 6,495
Other Non-Hispanic 99.6 91.7 108.1 646
Hispanic 93.2 84.9 102.1 612
Asian 63.7 55.4 73.0 247
Native American 69.4 59.8 80.2 197

Data Notes

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 1/2013. Rates based on counts less than 16 are unstable. Use with caution. Cases may not sum to totals due to unknown or other values. Rates are calculated using the bridged-race population estimates obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics available online at www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race/data_documentation.htm#vintage2011. Numbers are subject to change as files are updated.  Hispanic ethnicity is independent of race. Hispanic ethnicity is determined by self-report and the National Hispanic Identification Algorithm available online at www.naaccr.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=iTvgbzLrx8I%3d&tabid=118&mid=458. Approximately 17 percent of patients of American Indian race are reported as a different race. Therefore, cancer incidence for American Indians is assumed to be underestimated (Yankaskas BC, Knight K, Fleg A, Rao, C. Misclassification of American Indian Race in State Cancer Data among Non-federally Recognized Indians in North Carolina. Journal of Registry Management. 2009;36(1):7-11.).

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