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Complete Indicator Profile of Melanoma Incidence

Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed.

Numerator

All cases of malignant melanoma

Denominator

Total number of residents in North Carolina

Why Is This Important?

Melanoma was the fifth most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.



Graphical Data Views

Melanoma Incidence by County, 2006-2010

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County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 26.9 23.4 30.7 217
Alexander 21.1 15.3 28.5 45
Alleghany 17 8.6 30.9 13
Anson 11.9 6.9 19.3 17
Ashe 21.5 14.8 30.3 37
Avery 21.4 13.4 32.5 23
Beaufort 23.3 17.9 29.9 70
Bertie 4.8 1.5 11.6 5
Bladen 9.3 5.3 15.1 17
Brunswick 13.6 11 16.8 108
Buncombe 23.5 21 26.3 317
Burke 23.4 19.3 28 122
Cabarrus 27.6 24.1 31.5 228
Caldwell 23.6 19.3 28.6 108
Camden 21.7 10.3 40.1 10
Carteret 26.3 21.5 32 115
Caswell 14 8.5 22 20
Catawba 22.4 19.3 25.9 191
Chatham 38.7 32.5 45.8 142
Cherokee 34.6 26.3 45.1 66
Chowan 20.3 12.2 32.1 20
Clay 35.3 22.5 53.8 27
Cleveland 19.4 15.8 23.5 106
Columbus 14.5 10.6 19.3 48
Craven 24.3 20.2 28.9 132
Cumberland 15.3 13.2 17.6 198
Currituck 24.4 16.3 35.3 30
Dare 27.4 20.6 36 57
Davidson 30.2 26.6 34.2 263
Davie 35.6 28.3 44.3 85
Duplin 10.2 6.7 14.8 28
Durham 18.4 15.9 21.1 215
Edgecombe 8.9 5.6 13.3 24
Forsyth 27.8 25.4 30.3 516
Franklin 17.7 13.1 23.4 51
Gaston 15.5 13.3 18.1 171
Gates 24 13.6 39.4 16
Graham 36 19.8 60.1 16
Granville 20 15.1 26 58
Greene 18.5 11.3 28.7 20
Guilford 25.2 23.2 27.3 607
Halifax 12 8.5 16.4 40
Harnett 18.5 14.9 22.8 91
Haywood 30.1 24.6 36.6 114
Henderson 25 21.2 29.3 176
Hertford 9 4.6 16.1 12
Hoke 10.8 6.3 17.2 19
Hyde 8.7 1.8 27.5 3
Iredell 24.1 20.8 27.8 195
Jackson 23.6 17.4 31.5 51
Johnston 18.9 15.9 22.4 144
Jones 15.6 7.8 29 11
Lee 20.1 15.4 25.8 63
Lenoir 20.7 16.1 26.3 72
Lincoln 19.9 15.6 25 77
Macon 25.3 18.2 34.2 53
Madison 22.8 15 33.3 29
Martin 14.8 8.8 23.4 20
McDowell 29.5 23.2 37.2 76
Mecklenburg 19.8 18.4 21.3 765
Mitchell 19.5 11.2 31.7 18
Montgomery 15.6 10 23.3 25
Moore 34.3 29.5 39.7 207
Nash 18.9 15.4 23.1 100
New Hanover 15.4 13 18 155
Northampton 13.9 8.5 21.9 21
Onslow 19.4 15.7 23.7 103
Orange 27.6 23.4 32.3 163
Pamlico 21.8 13.1 34.9 21
Pasquotank 17.5 12.4 24 39
Pender 13 9.2 18 39
Perquimans 36.4 23.1 54.8 27
Person 21.3 15.4 28.7 44
Pitt 19.5 16.3 23.1 137
Polk 21.4 14.5 31 35
Randolph 29 25.2 33.2 216
Richmond 14 9.7 19.6 35
Robeson 9.1 6.7 11.9 52
Rockingham 19.5 15.9 23.7 107
Rowan 24.8 21.4 28.6 193
Rutherford 24.4 19.6 30 94
Sampson 17.6 13.3 22.8 57
Scotland 18.7 13 25.9 37
Stanly 31.5 25.8 38.1 108
Stokes 29.5 23.3 36.9 80
Surry 26.6 21.8 32.1 112
Swain 6.3 2 15.1 5
Transylvania 23.7 17.2 32.1 54
Tyrrell 18.9 6.1 46.2 5
Union 19.5 16.6 22.7 172
Vance 13.2 8.7 19 29
Wake 23.5 21.9 25.1 902
Warren 8.9 4.7 15.9 13
Washington 12.1 6 22.5 11
Watauga 30.1 23.2 38.4 68
Wayne 15 12 18.5 89
Wilkes 21.6 17.3 26.7 90
Wilson 20.3 16.2 25.1 87
Yadkin 32.3 25 41 70
Yancey 28.1 18.5 41 30
North Carolina 21.9 21.4 22.3 10,426

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 



Melanoma 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 14.6 13.7 15.4 1,148
North Carolina 2000 15.8 15.0 16.7 1,274
North Carolina 2001 13.6 12.9 14.5 1,114
North Carolina 2002 16.2 15.4 17.1 1,352
North Carolina 2003 16.7 15.9 17.6 1,418
North Carolina 2004 17.9 17.0 18.8 1,541
North Carolina 2005 20.4 19.5 21.4 1,799
North Carolina 2006 19.4 18.5 20.3 1,759
North Carolina 2007 21.1 20.1 22.0 1,960
North Carolina 2008 22.5 21.6 23.5 2,155
North Carolina 2009 24.5 23.5 25.5 2,378
United States 1999 15.0 14.8 15.1 35,628
United States 2000 15.9 15.8 16.1 38,434
United States 2001 16.9 16.7 17.0 43,348
United States 2002 17.3 17.2 17.5 46,306
United States 2003 16.9 16.8 17.1 47,514
United States 2004 17.9 17.8 18.1 51,129
United States 2005 19.0 18.9 19.2 55,075
United States 2006 18.7 18.6 18.9 55,191
United States 2007 19.2 19.0 19.3 57,491
United States 2008 19.2 19.1 19.4 58,720
United States 2009 19.2 19.1 19.4 59,582

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 



Melanoma 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 18.9 17.4 20.4 653
Male 2000 20.0 18.5 21.6 708
Male 2001 18.2 16.8 19.6 652
Male 2002 20.6 19.1 22.2 756
Male 2003 21.5 20.0 23.1 808
Male 2004 23.7 22.1 25.3 899
Male 2005 26.1 24.5 27.8 1,020
Male 2006 23.6 22.1 25.2 953
Male 2007 27.1 25.5 28.7 1,117
Male 2008 29.6 28.0 31.3 1,261
Male 2009 31.6 29.9 33.4 1,360
Male 2010 28.5 26.9 30.2 1,276
Female 1999 11.6 10.6 12.7 495
Female 2000 13.1 12.0 14.2 566
Female 2001 10.5 9.5 11.5 462
Female 2002 13.4 12.3 14.5 596
Female 2003 13.4 12.4 14.6 610
Female 2004 13.9 12.8 15.0 642
Female 2005 16.6 15.4 17.8 779
Female 2006 16.8 15.7 18.1 806
Female 2007 17.0 15.9 18.2 843
Female 2008 17.7 16.5 18.9 894
Female 2009 19.7 18.5 21.0 1,017
Female 2010 16.8 15.7 18.0 896

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 



Melanoma 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 28.4 27.8 29 10,155
African-American Non-Hispanic 1 0.8 1.2 82
Other Non-Hispanic 10.6 8.5 13 110
Hispanic 5.5 4 7.3 79
Asian 2.1 1 3.8 13
Native American 3.6 1.9 5.9 16

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.).

Page Content Updated On 03/15/2013, Published on 03/27/2013
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