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Data for Breast Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

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 

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Definition

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

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All cases of malignant female breast cancer.
Denominator: Total number of female residents in North Carolina

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/18/2013


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