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Data for Kidney Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 17.7 14.9 20.9 145
Alexander 26.0 19.4 34.2 54
Alleghany 17.7 9.2 31.7 13
Anson 25.5 18.1 35.1 39
Ashe 22.7 16.2 31.4 41
Avery 13.9 7.9 23.0 16
Beaufort 19.1 14.3 25.0 59
Bertie 19.9 12.9 29.8 25
Bladen 8.9 5.2 14.3 18
Brunswick 15.5 12.6 19.0 117
Buncombe 14.2 12.3 16.4 201
Burke 17.2 13.8 21.2 92
Cabarrus 18.1 15.3 21.3 148
Caldwell 13.1 10.1 16.9 64
Camden 20.7 10.3 37.6 11
Carteret 19.1 15.2 23.7 88
Caswell 18.7 12.3 27.6 27
Catawba 17.0 14.4 20.0 152
Chatham 14.6 10.9 19.1 54
Cherokee 13.0 8.1 20.1 26
Chowan 18.4 11.0 29.5 19
Clay 19.7 10.4 34.8 15
Cleveland 18.4 15.0 22.4 105
Columbus 15.3 11.3 20.3 49
Craven 19.8 16.1 24.0 108
Cumberland 15.0 12.9 17.2 199
Currituck 12.1 6.9 19.8 17
Dare 15.4 10.4 22.2 32
Davidson 17.0 14.4 19.9 155
Davie 14.9 10.4 20.7 37
Duplin 21.3 16.3 27.4 62
Durham 16.4 14.1 18.9 195
Edgecombe 18.8 14.0 24.6 54
Forsyth 19.9 17.9 22.0 376
Franklin 17.3 12.7 23.0 50
Gaston 18.5 16.1 21.3 209
Gates 21.6 12.0 36.2 15
Graham 14.6 6.2 30.3 8
Granville 25.8 20.3 32.3 78
Greene 21.6 13.6 32.6 23
Guilford 18.0 16.4 19.8 438
Halifax 18.1 13.7 23.5 59
Harnett 14.0 10.9 17.7 73
Haywood 18.8 14.7 23.9 77
Henderson 15.9 13.1 19.2 122
Hertford 18.0 11.7 26.7 26
Hoke 13.4 8.5 20.1 24
Hyde 33.7 17.3 60.6 12
Iredell 14.1 11.6 17.0 115
Jackson 8.6 5.3 13.4 22
Johnston 17.6 14.7 20.9 137
Jones 15.0 7.1 28.6 10
Lee 8.0 5.2 11.7 27
Lenoir 21.4 16.7 27.0 75
Lincoln 22.7 18.3 27.9 96
Macon 9.4 6.0 14.4 26
Madison 11.9 6.9 19.6 17
Martin 24.6 16.9 34.7 35
McDowell 13.2 9.2 18.6 35
Mecklenburg 15.0 13.8 16.3 570
Mitchell 12.6 7.0 21.7 15
Montgomery 16.3 10.4 24.3 25
Moore 17.1 14.0 20.9 108
Nash 17.2 13.8 21.1 92
New Hanover 14.3 12.1 16.8 153
Northampton 19.8 12.9 29.3 28
Onslow 20.6 16.8 24.8 109
Orange 15.9 12.8 19.5 94
Pamlico 14.0 7.6 25.0 14
Pasquotank 14.8 10.2 20.9 33
Pender 15.5 11.4 20.7 48
Perquimans 14.2 7.8 24.8 15
Person 20.6 14.9 27.7 45
Pitt 17.8 14.8 21.3 125
Polk 13.2 7.8 21.7 21
Randolph 16.3 13.6 19.4 132
Richmond 15.9 11.3 21.8 40
Robeson 18.0 14.8 21.7 113
Rockingham 20.7 17.0 24.9 115
Rowan 17.0 14.3 20.2 138
Rutherford 16.3 12.6 20.8 69
Sampson 16.9 12.9 21.9 60
Scotland 24.2 17.6 32.4 46
Stanly 17.7 13.6 22.7 65
Stokes 15.9 11.6 21.4 47
Surry 21.4 17.2 26.3 95
Swain 27.0 17.0 41.1 23
Transylvania 13.7 9.0 20.3 32
Tyrrell 17.4 4.7 45.6 4
Union 17.2 14.3 20.4 138
Vance 16.5 11.7 22.6 40
Wake 14.6 13.3 15.9 533
Warren 19.6 12.8 29.3 27
Washington 12.2 5.3 24.2 9
Watauga 10.4 6.6 15.7 24
Wayne 14.6 11.7 18.0 91
Wilkes 16.7 13.0 21.3 70
Wilson 18.3 14.5 22.9 79
Yadkin 20.6 15.1 27.6 47
Yancey 9.9 5.0 17.9 12
North Carolina 16.7 16.3 17.1 8,170

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 kidney cancer diagnosed.

How We Calculated the Rates

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

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/15/2013


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