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Data for Prostate Cancer Incidence by County, 1999-2009

County Number of Cases per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 168.7 155.6 182.6 626
Alexander 138.7 116.4 164.1 148
Alleghany 148.0 112.0 193.5 60
Anson 131.9 105.4 163.1 89
Ashe 118.9 97.5 144.2 113
Avery 132.2 103.4 167.1 74
Beaufort 157.0 137.0 179.3 239
Bertie 168.1 135.5 206.6 94
Bladen 116.5 95.0 141.8 109
Brunswick 91.2 81.8 101.7 393
Buncombe 158.6 149.0 168.6 1,050
Burke 134.3 120.2 149.7 344
Cabarrus 186.6 172.4 201.6 678
Caldwell 90.9 78.8 104.3 216
Camden 200.0 146.0 267.5 47
Carteret 138.3 123.2 154.9 322
Caswell 185.2 153.3 222.0 127
Catawba 126.8 116.0 138.4 533
Chatham 141.6 124.7 160.2 260
Cherokee 97.9 79.5 120.0 105
Chowan 148.4 115.4 188.9 71
Clay 130.6 98.7 172.2 60
Cleveland 167.5 152.3 183.9 462
Columbus 116.8 99.8 136.0 182
Craven 182.2 166.3 199.3 493
Cumberland 133.8 124.0 144.1 747
Currituck 168.3 135.6 206.5 105
Dare 134.5 112.9 159.3 148
Davidson 139.0 127.6 151.2 583
Davie 135.2 115.4 157.6 174
Duplin 127.7 109.1 148.7 176
Durham 166.9 155.4 179.1 841
Edgecombe 181.3 157.8 207.4 233
Forsyth 171.3 162.4 180.6 1,452
Franklin 180.9 157.3 207.0 245
Gaston 147.5 136.7 158.8 745
Gates 142.6 104.2 191.4 48
Graham 109.3 71.8 160.9 29
Granville 187.9 164.5 213.6 260
Greene 191.7 152.5 237.6 93
Guilford 193.4 185.1 202.1 2,099
Halifax 171.0 150.4 193.8 258
Harnett 127.2 112.3 143.5 289
Haywood 147.4 131.1 165.4 303
Henderson 166.3 153.5 180.0 632
Hertford 147.4 119.4 180.4 99
Hoke 153.5 123.8 187.9 110
Hyde 114.6 66.9 184.2 18
Iredell 167.5 154.4 181.4 641
Jackson 131.8 109.3 157.6 133
Johnston 140.7 127.4 154.9 470
Jones 149.6 110.0 200.4 48
Lee 112.3 96.3 130.3 181
Lenoir 203.9 182.2 227.6 334
Lincoln 159.5 141.4 179.2 322
Macon 123.6 105.2 144.9 167
Madison 103.1 79.9 131.6 70
Martin 182.2 150.9 218.4 127
McDowell 145.0 124.7 167.7 191
Mecklenburg 167.8 161.3 174.5 2,788
Mitchell 131.2 102.1 167.0 72
Montgomery 156.6 129.3 188.1 122
Moore 154.4 140.9 169.0 490
Nash 138.5 124.2 154.0 355
New Hanover 105.7 96.8 115.3 541
Northampton 203.3 170.4 241.3 141
Onslow 134.3 119.3 150.5 313
Orange 141.8 127.4 157.3 387
Pamlico 128.3 100.4 163.6 74
Pasquotank 175.3 149.4 204.3 169
Pender 97.5 82.2 115.0 154
Perquimans 115.2 86.7 151.9 58
Person 148.8 125.2 175.7 151
Pitt 160.2 145.9 175.4 498
Polk 120.2 97.1 148.4 97
Randolph 145.0 132.4 158.4 526
Richmond 160.1 137.9 184.9 193
Robeson 189.2 172.5 207.0 525
Rockingham 135.0 121.3 149.8 371
Rowan 147.6 135.5 160.5 567
Rutherford 130.4 114.8 147.8 262
Sampson 107.0 91.4 124.4 178
Scotland 235.9 203.9 271.5 211
Stanly 140.0 122.6 159.2 243
Stokes 120.2 102.1 140.8 164
Surry 135.1 119.9 151.9 292
Swain 87.3 60.9 122.2 37
Transylvania 155.8 134.6 180.2 199
Tyrrell 106.8 54.8 187.8 12
Union 138.9 126.5 152.2 524
Vance 195.4 168.7 225.2 210
Wake 178.8 171.8 185.9 2,838
Warren 195.3 162.3 233.6 128
Washington 184.9 144.9 233.5 76
Watauga 145.4 123.1 170.8 157
Wayne 155.9 141.1 171.8 434
Wilkes 142.3 126.1 160.2 292
Wilson 151.6 134.8 170.0 314
Yadkin 167.1 142.8 194.4 179
Yancey 151.1 122.3 185.4 100
North Carolina 153.7 152.1 155.4 34,733

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 prostate cancer diagnosed.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All cases of malignant prostate cancer
Denominator: Total number of males in North Carolina

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/15/2013


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