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Data for Melanoma Incidence by County, 2006-2010

County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 26.9 23.4 30.7 217
Alexander 21.1 15.3 28.5 45
Alleghany 17 8.6 30.9 13
Anson 11.9 6.9 19.3 17
Ashe 21.5 14.8 30.3 37
Avery 21.4 13.4 32.5 23
Beaufort 23.3 17.9 29.9 70
Bertie 4.8 1.5 11.6 5
Bladen 9.3 5.3 15.1 17
Brunswick 13.6 11 16.8 108
Buncombe 23.5 21 26.3 317
Burke 23.4 19.3 28 122
Cabarrus 27.6 24.1 31.5 228
Caldwell 23.6 19.3 28.6 108
Camden 21.7 10.3 40.1 10
Carteret 26.3 21.5 32 115
Caswell 14 8.5 22 20
Catawba 22.4 19.3 25.9 191
Chatham 38.7 32.5 45.8 142
Cherokee 34.6 26.3 45.1 66
Chowan 20.3 12.2 32.1 20
Clay 35.3 22.5 53.8 27
Cleveland 19.4 15.8 23.5 106
Columbus 14.5 10.6 19.3 48
Craven 24.3 20.2 28.9 132
Cumberland 15.3 13.2 17.6 198
Currituck 24.4 16.3 35.3 30
Dare 27.4 20.6 36 57
Davidson 30.2 26.6 34.2 263
Davie 35.6 28.3 44.3 85
Duplin 10.2 6.7 14.8 28
Durham 18.4 15.9 21.1 215
Edgecombe 8.9 5.6 13.3 24
Forsyth 27.8 25.4 30.3 516
Franklin 17.7 13.1 23.4 51
Gaston 15.5 13.3 18.1 171
Gates 24 13.6 39.4 16
Graham 36 19.8 60.1 16
Granville 20 15.1 26 58
Greene 18.5 11.3 28.7 20
Guilford 25.2 23.2 27.3 607
Halifax 12 8.5 16.4 40
Harnett 18.5 14.9 22.8 91
Haywood 30.1 24.6 36.6 114
Henderson 25 21.2 29.3 176
Hertford 9 4.6 16.1 12
Hoke 10.8 6.3 17.2 19
Hyde 8.7 1.8 27.5 3
Iredell 24.1 20.8 27.8 195
Jackson 23.6 17.4 31.5 51
Johnston 18.9 15.9 22.4 144
Jones 15.6 7.8 29 11
Lee 20.1 15.4 25.8 63
Lenoir 20.7 16.1 26.3 72
Lincoln 19.9 15.6 25 77
Macon 25.3 18.2 34.2 53
Madison 22.8 15 33.3 29
Martin 14.8 8.8 23.4 20
McDowell 29.5 23.2 37.2 76
Mecklenburg 19.8 18.4 21.3 765
Mitchell 19.5 11.2 31.7 18
Montgomery 15.6 10 23.3 25
Moore 34.3 29.5 39.7 207
Nash 18.9 15.4 23.1 100
New Hanover 15.4 13 18 155
Northampton 13.9 8.5 21.9 21
Onslow 19.4 15.7 23.7 103
Orange 27.6 23.4 32.3 163
Pamlico 21.8 13.1 34.9 21
Pasquotank 17.5 12.4 24 39
Pender 13 9.2 18 39
Perquimans 36.4 23.1 54.8 27
Person 21.3 15.4 28.7 44
Pitt 19.5 16.3 23.1 137
Polk 21.4 14.5 31 35
Randolph 29 25.2 33.2 216
Richmond 14 9.7 19.6 35
Robeson 9.1 6.7 11.9 52
Rockingham 19.5 15.9 23.7 107
Rowan 24.8 21.4 28.6 193
Rutherford 24.4 19.6 30 94
Sampson 17.6 13.3 22.8 57
Scotland 18.7 13 25.9 37
Stanly 31.5 25.8 38.1 108
Stokes 29.5 23.3 36.9 80
Surry 26.6 21.8 32.1 112
Swain 6.3 2 15.1 5
Transylvania 23.7 17.2 32.1 54
Tyrrell 18.9 6.1 46.2 5
Union 19.5 16.6 22.7 172
Vance 13.2 8.7 19 29
Wake 23.5 21.9 25.1 902
Warren 8.9 4.7 15.9 13
Washington 12.1 6 22.5 11
Watauga 30.1 23.2 38.4 68
Wayne 15 12 18.5 89
Wilkes 21.6 17.3 26.7 90
Wilson 20.3 16.2 25.1 87
Yadkin 32.3 25 41 70
Yancey 28.1 18.5 41 30
North Carolina 21.9 21.4 22.3 10,426

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 melanoma diagnosed.

How We Calculated the Rates

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

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/15/2013


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