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Indicator Report - Cancer Incidence North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2009

Why Is This Important?

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

Cancer Incidence North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2009

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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

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Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant cancer diagnosed.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All cases of cancer
Denominator: Total number of residents in North Carolina

Page Content Updated On 03/14/2013, Published on 04/02/2013
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