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Data for Melanoma Incidence by Sex, 1999-2010

Males vs. Females Year Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Male 1999 18.9 17.4 20.4 653
Male 2000 20.0 18.5 21.6 708
Male 2001 18.2 16.8 19.6 652
Male 2002 20.6 19.1 22.2 756
Male 2003 21.5 20.0 23.1 808
Male 2004 23.7 22.1 25.3 899
Male 2005 26.1 24.5 27.8 1,020
Male 2006 23.6 22.1 25.2 953
Male 2007 27.1 25.5 28.7 1,117
Male 2008 29.6 28.0 31.3 1,261
Male 2009 31.6 29.9 33.4 1,360
Male 2010 28.5 26.9 30.2 1,276
Female 1999 11.6 10.6 12.7 495
Female 2000 13.1 12.0 14.2 566
Female 2001 10.5 9.5 11.5 462
Female 2002 13.4 12.3 14.5 596
Female 2003 13.4 12.4 14.6 610
Female 2004 13.9 12.8 15.0 642
Female 2005 16.6 15.4 17.8 779
Female 2006 16.8 15.7 18.1 806
Female 2007 17.0 15.9 18.2 843
Female 2008 17.7 16.5 18.9 894
Female 2009 19.7 18.5 21.0 1,017
Female 2010 16.8 15.7 18.0 896

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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