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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence Rate

Value: 73.5 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2006-2010
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: U.S. Counties
Categories: Health / Cancer
Health / Respiratory Diseases
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the age-adjusted incidence rate for lung and bronchus cancers in cases per 100,000 population.
Why this is important: 
More people die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. In 2002, lung cancer accounted for more deaths than breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer for all males in the U.S., as well as for white and American Indian/Alaska Native females, and is the third most common cancer among black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic females. In the United States in 2009, it is estimated that there were 219,440 new cases and 159,390 deaths from lung cancer.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 2,607 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Source: National Cancer Institute
URL of Source:   http://www.cancer.gov
URL of Data:   http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/incidencerates/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Time Series Data

2003-2007: 80.0 2004-2008: 77.0 2005-2009: 74.7 2006-2010: 73.5

cases/100,000 population

Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence Rate by Gender

Female: 68.7 Male: 79.8 Overall: 73.5

cases/100,000 population

Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 85.4 Hispanic: 45.0 White: 72.7 Overall: 73.5

cases/100,000 population

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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence Rate

Value: 73.5 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2006-2010
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Cancer
Health / Respiratory Diseases
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the age-adjusted incidence rate for lung and bronchus cancers in cases per 100,000 population.
Why this is important: 
More people die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. In 2002, lung cancer accounted for more deaths than breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer for all males in the U.S., as well as for white and American Indian/Alaska Native females, and is the third most common cancer among black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic females. In the United States in 2009, it is estimated that there were 219,440 new cases and 159,390 deaths from lung cancer.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: National Cancer Institute
URL of Source:   http://www.cancer.gov
URL of Data:   http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/incidencerates/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Time Series Data

2003-2007: 80.0 2004-2008: 77.0 2005-2009: 74.7 2006-2010: 73.5

cases/100,000 population

Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence Rate by Gender

Female: 68.7 Male: 79.8 Overall: 73.5

cases/100,000 population

Lung and Bronchus Cancer Incidence Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 85.4 Hispanic: 45.0 White: 72.7 Overall: 73.5

cases/100,000 population

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