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Data for Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

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 

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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

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/14/2013


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