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Complete Indicator Profile of Cancer Incidence (All Cancers)

Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant cancer diagnosed.

Numerator

All cases of cancer

Denominator

Total number of residents in North Carolina

Why Is This Important?

Cancer is a frequently occurring disease in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.



Graphical Data Views

Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

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County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 506.8 491.5 522.5 4,207
Alexander 478.6 449.1 509.6 1,017
Alleghany 447.7 401.2 498.8 365
Anson 435.5 402.1 471.1 642
Ashe 458.7 427.8 491.5 867
Avery 431.3 393.9 471.5 502
Beaufort 524.7 498.9 551.6 1,653
Bertie 478.5 440.1 519.6 588
Bladen 423.7 394.7 454.3 823
Brunswick 414.6 399.1 430.6 3,166
Buncombe 487.6 476.0 499.4 6,948
Burke 500.7 481.8 520.3 2,705
Cabarrus 541.4 525.2 557.9 4,331
Caldwell 445.3 426.5 464.8 2,161
Camden 491.1 430.7 557.7 243
Carteret 529.8 508.1 552.2 2,392
Caswell 538.9 501.1 578.9 781
Catawba 446.4 432.4 460.8 3,915
Chatham 478.9 457.0 501.6 1,848
Cherokee 485.2 453.4 519.0 974
Chowan 458.5 417.1 503.1 473
Clay 495.3 446.1 549.3 416
Cleveland 479.4 461.6 497.7 2,797
Columbus 445.2 422.4 469.0 1,468
Craven 514.7 495.9 534.1 2,919
Cumberland 474.2 462.1 486.4 6,061
Currituck 455.7 417.9 496.1 575
Dare 461.7 432.2 492.7 979
Davidson 498.5 483.9 513.6 4,463
Davie 471.4 444.5 499.6 1,185
Duplin 446.1 422.0 471.2 1,307
Durham 473.6 460.8 486.6 5,479
Edgecombe 526.4 499.6 554.2 1,501
Forsyth 488.2 478.2 498.4 9,198
Franklin 497.3 471.8 523.9 1,491
Gaston 493.6 480.5 506.9 5,534
Gates 438.3 389.3 492.1 297
Graham 465.4 408.7 528.4 263
Granville 569.1 541.9 597.3 1,695
Greene 527.1 484.0 573.0 560
Guilford 513.3 504.2 522.5 12,500
Halifax 494.1 470.2 518.8 1,664
Harnett 457.3 438.3 476.9 2,264
Haywood 473.4 452.2 495.5 1,992
Henderson 494.0 478.0 510.5 3,904
Hertford 469.7 434.2 507.5 668
Hoke 468.5 434.7 504.1 761
Hyde 488.8 416.7 570.6 167
Iredell 490.8 475.6 506.4 4,030
Jackson 467.1 437.6 498.2 995
Johnston 478.1 461.9 494.7 3,522
Jones 488.5 435.4 546.6 323
Lee 442.1 419.6 465.6 1,468
Lenoir 572.1 547.2 597.9 2,052
Lincoln 493.9 472.0 516.6 2,033
Macon 469.5 442.1 498.3 1,248
Madison 472.9 435.9 512.3 632
Martin 490.7 455.9 527.6 769
McDowell 526.9 499.5 555.4 1,432
Mecklenburg 458.9 451.9 466.1 17,023
Mitchell 466.5 426.3 509.9 524
Montgomery 462.4 429.3 497.5 748
Moore 498.4 480.5 516.9 3,192
Nash 458.3 440.4 476.8 2,508
New Hanover 467.5 454.3 480.9 4,936
Northampton 477.5 441.8 515.6 705
Onslow 526.5 506.8 546.9 2,788
Orange 463.9 446.2 482.1 2,720
Pamlico 456.0 412.7 503.1 451
Pasquotank 469.0 440.6 498.8 1,035
Pender 468.4 444.1 493.7 1,454
Perquimans 405.1 364.1 450.0 392
Person 513.2 483.4 544.5 1,139
Pitt 480.0 463.6 496.9 3,318
Polk 435.3 402.0 471.0 722
Randolph 492.7 477.2 508.6 3,893
Richmond 509.3 481.9 538.0 1,320
Robeson 456.2 439.3 473.6 2,834
Rockingham 518.9 500.2 538.1 2,993
Rowan 506.4 490.7 522.4 4,061
Rutherford 500.3 478.7 522.6 2,108
Sampson 446.9 424.8 470.0 1,558
Scotland 558.1 525.0 592.8 1,100
Stanly 512.3 488.8 536.5 1,833
Stokes 454.5 429.8 480.5 1,293
Surry 493.9 473.5 515.1 2,252
Swain 561.1 510.9 615.2 477
Transylvania 445.7 418.3 474.6 1,132
Tyrrell 448.3 368.5 541.2 111
Union 452.5 437.5 467.9 3,703
Vance 501.3 473.0 530.7 1,213
Wake 467.5 460.2 475.0 16,505
Warren 486.0 448.9 525.5 673
Washington 486.7 439.7 537.6 417
Watauga 485.0 455.9 515.4 1,089
Wayne 499.7 482.0 518.0 3,048
Wilkes 471.3 450.5 492.8 2,005
Wilson 499.0 478.2 520.6 2,216
Yadkin 488.7 460.2 518.6 1,122
Yancey 500.5 461.3 542.4 644
North Carolina 482.2 480.2 484.2 234,595

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 



Cancer Incidence 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 440.3 435.7 445.0 34,285
North Carolina 2000 456.2 451.5 460.9 36,197
North Carolina 2001 459.0 454.3 463.7 37,045
North Carolina 2002 456.3 451.7 461.0 37,705
North Carolina 2003 455.3 450.8 459.9 38,497
North Carolina 2004 477.1 472.5 481.8 41,190
North Carolina 2005 490.3 485.7 494.9 43,461
North Carolina 2006 487.5 482.9 492.0 44,650
North Carolina 2007 490.8 486.3 495.3 46,419
North Carolina 2008 483.6 479.2 488.0 47,093
North Carolina 2009 487.7 483.3 492.1 48,609
United States 1999 483.5 482.6 484.4 1,145,635
United States 2000 484.7 483.8 485.6 1,166,107
United States 2001 491.3 490.4 492.1 1,257,029
United States 2002 486.9 486.0 487.7 1,298,614
United States 2003 476.9 476.1 477.7 1,339,606
United States 2004 475.2 474.4 476.0 1,357,544
United States 2005 474.9 474.1 475.7 1,380,424
United States 2006 477.1 476.3 477.9 1,412,208
United States 2007 479.7 479.0 480.5 1,450,305
United States 2008 472.6 471.8 473.4 1,458,585
United States 2009 457.6 456.9 458.4 1,439,665

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



North Carolina Cancer Incidence by Sex, 1999-2010

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Males vs. Females Year Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Male 1999 529.7 521.7 537.8 17,608
Male 2000 557.4 549.3 565.6 18,995
Male 2001 562.6 554.5 570.8 19,421
Male 2002 554.9 546.9 562.9 19,756
Male 2003 552.6 544.8 560.5 20,221
Male 2004 578.5 570.7 586.5 21,784
Male 2005 592.3 584.5 600.2 22,925
Male 2006 582.3 574.7 590.0 23,440
Male 2007 585.6 578.1 593.2 24,513
Male 2008 577.3 570.0 584.7 25,049
Male 2009 571.9 564.7 579.1 25,468
Male 2010 535.1 528.2 542.0 24,687
Female 1999 383.5 377.7 389.4 16,677
Female 2000 389.7 383.9 395.5 17,202
Female 2001 391.3 385.6 397.2 17,624
Female 2002 390.7 385.0 396.5 17,948
Female 2003 390.2 384.5 395.9 18,275
Female 2004 406.7 400.9 412.5 19,406
Female 2005 420.0 414.3 425.9 20,535
Female 2006 422.2 416.5 428.0 21,209
Female 2007 424.0 418.3 429.7 21,906
Female 2008 416.3 410.8 421.9 22,043
Female 2009 428.1 422.5 433.7 23,138
Female 2010 413.5 408.1 418.9 23,133

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 



North Carolina Cancer Incidence 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 485.1 482.8 487.4 182,325
African-American Non-Hispanic 501.1 496.3 505.9 43,799
Other Non-Hispanic 490.0 470.3 510.2 2,945
Hispanic 322.7 310.3 335.3 4,009
Asian 244.7 231.2 258.7 1,560
Native American 304.4 288.4 321.0 1,534

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.).

Data Sources

Central Cancer Registry, State Center for Health Statistics 

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