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Cancer Incidence Rate; All causes (National Cancer Institute)

The number of people who get cancer is called the cancer incidence. The cancer incidence rate is measured as cases of all types of cancer per 100,000 population (age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population) [http://www.seer.cancer.gov/stdpopulations/stdpop.19ages.html] (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+).

Measurement Period: 2009-2013
Value: 493.6

County

493.6

State

449.2

National

HP 2020

  • 389.2
  • 458.2
  • 527.1

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009-2013 493.6
    2008-2012 511.9

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX;

  • 493.6
    • 408.9
    • 450.9
    • 493.6
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;

Source

  • National Cancer Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDCs National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDCs National Program of Cancer Registries.
    http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/incidencerates/

 
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