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Data for Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence by County, 2006-2010

County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 76.5 70.7 82.7 646
Alexander 75.7 64.1 88.9 156
Alleghany 74.2 57.1 95.8 65
Anson 73.7 60.3 89.3 108
Ashe 68.5 57.2 81.7 134
Avery 65.3 51.6 81.9 79
Beaufort 83.5 73.7 94.3 275
Bertie 70.9 56.8 87.7 89
Bladen 79 66.9 92.7 156
Brunswick 70.4 64.3 76.9 558
Buncombe 72.4 68 77 1,048
Burke 84.6 77.1 92.7 468
Cabarrus 82.9 76.6 89.6 645
Caldwell 95.3 86.8 104.5 473
Camden 65.4 44.5 92.8 32
Carteret 87.4 78.9 96.6 406
Caswell 82.2 68 98.7 120
Catawba 70.7 65.2 76.5 624
Chatham 63.3 55.6 71.9 248
Cherokee 77.4 65.8 90.8 167
Chowan 76.4 60.6 95.5 82
Clay 77.7 60 100.2 69
Cleveland 78.9 71.8 86.5 466
Columbus 80.4 70.9 90.8 266
Craven 87.6 80.1 95.6 512
Cumberland 78.7 73.8 83.8 984
Currituck 79.3 63.9 97.4 99
Dare 69.6 58.6 82.2 150
Davidson 86.9 80.9 93.3 791
Davie 83.2 72.3 95.3 214
Duplin 68.5 59.4 78.7 206
Durham 69 64 74.3 747
Edgecombe 84.8 74.2 96.4 239
Forsyth 73.8 69.9 77.8 1,379
Franklin 84.7 74.3 96.2 250
Gaston 83.8 78.5 89.4 949
Gates 63.3 45.8 85.6 44
Graham 65.4 46.4 90.6 40
Granville 89.4 78.7 101.1 261
Greene 94.2 76.5 114.9 99
Guilford 73.9 70.5 77.4 1,792
Halifax 75.1 66.2 84.9 262
Harnett 84.8 76.5 93.6 405
Haywood 68.6 60.9 77.1 301
Henderson 65.7 60.2 71.6 555
Hertford 76 62.4 91.8 111
Hoke 111.9 95 130.7 167
Hyde 101.3 70.5 142.3 35
Iredell 71 65.3 77.1 583
Jackson 63.2 53.1 74.9 143
Johnston 76.1 69.6 83 537
Jones 77.2 57.8 101.7 54
Lee 79.4 70.1 89.6 268
Lenoir 89.2 79.8 99.6 329
Lincoln 74.7 66.3 83.9 306
Macon 75.6 65.3 87.3 212
Madison 77.6 63.5 94.3 108
Martin 77.3 64.3 92.4 126
McDowell 87.4 76.7 99.2 248
Mecklenburg 61.6 58.9 64.4 2,104
Mitchell 82 66.4 100.7 98
Montgomery 86.9 73 102.7 142
Moore 72.6 66.3 79.4 503
Nash 68.9 62.1 76.2 386
New Hanover 73.3 68.2 78.8 779
Northampton 79 65.5 94.8 123
Onslow 93.6 85.3 102.5 477
Orange 61.4 55 68.4 350
Pamlico 84.6 67.2 105.9 85
Pasquotank 69.6 59.1 81.6 156
Pender 73.7 64.5 83.9 238
Perquimans 68.5 53.1 87.8 70
Person 95 82.4 109 210
Pitt 65.1 59 71.7 428
Polk 64.1 52.4 78.3 110
Randolph 88.4 81.9 95.2 715
Richmond 90.2 79 102.7 236
Robeson 74.9 68.2 82.2 470
Rockingham 99.3 91.4 107.8 585
Rowan 82.5 76.3 89.1 668
Rutherford 82.7 74.3 91.9 359
Sampson 79.6 70.4 89.6 281
Scotland 96.1 82.7 111.2 189
Stanly 85.9 76.7 96.1 315
Stokes 80.4 70.4 91.6 235
Surry 91.1 82.6 100.3 429
Swain 110.8 90.1 135.3 101
Transylvania 51.7 43.4 61.5 145
Tyrrell 86.4 54.1 132.1 22
Union 65.9 60.1 72.1 504
Vance 69.9 59.8 81.2 175
Wake 59.5 56.7 62.3 1,883
Warren 89.5 74.4 107 128
Washington 62.8 47.5 82.2 57
Watauga 56.5 46.9 67.5 125
Wayne 80.6 73.6 88.1 497
Wilkes 80.3 72.1 89.2 357
Wilson 79.3 71.2 88.2 356
Yadkin 81.9 70.8 94.4 196
Yancey 66.4 53.3 82.2 92
North Carolina 74.8 74 75.6 36,287

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 lung and bronchus cancer.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All cases of malignant lung and bronchus cancer.
Denominator: Total number of residents in North Carolina

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/15/2013


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