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Data for Melanoma Incidence North Carolina vs. United States, 1999-2009

North Carolina vs U.S. Year Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
North Carolina 1999 14.6 13.7 15.4 1,148
North Carolina 2000 15.8 15.0 16.7 1,274
North Carolina 2001 13.6 12.9 14.5 1,114
North Carolina 2002 16.2 15.4 17.1 1,352
North Carolina 2003 16.7 15.9 17.6 1,418
North Carolina 2004 17.9 17.0 18.8 1,541
North Carolina 2005 20.4 19.5 21.4 1,799
North Carolina 2006 19.4 18.5 20.3 1,759
North Carolina 2007 21.1 20.1 22.0 1,960
North Carolina 2008 22.5 21.6 23.5 2,155
North Carolina 2009 24.5 23.5 25.5 2,378
United States 1999 15.0 14.8 15.1 35,628
United States 2000 15.9 15.8 16.1 38,434
United States 2001 16.9 16.7 17.0 43,348
United States 2002 17.3 17.2 17.5 46,306
United States 2003 16.9 16.8 17.1 47,514
United States 2004 17.9 17.8 18.1 51,129
United States 2005 19.0 18.9 19.2 55,075
United States 2006 18.7 18.6 18.9 55,191
United States 2007 19.2 19.0 19.3 57,491
United States 2008 19.2 19.1 19.4 58,720
United States 2009 19.2 19.1 19.4 59,582

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.  National Program of Cancer Registries: 1999 - 2009 Incidence, WONDER On-line Database. United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2011. Accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/cancernpcr-v2009.html on Dec 11, 2012

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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