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North Carolina Health Statistics Pocket Guide - 2009

Table 8 - Selected Health Indicators

Errata - Table 8: In the Communicable Disease Rates section, the AIDS rates were reported in error and have been removed. Revised 03/27/2014
County Age-adjusted Cancer Incidence Rates, 2005-200713,17 Communicable Disease Rates, 2005-200918
Total Female Breast Lung Colorectal Prostate Syphilis Gonorrhea Chlamydia Tuberculosis
North Carolina 493.6 152.0 76.4 46.8 154.5 6.9 174.2 390.9 3.5
Alamance 522.8 151.8 81.2 47.6 165.0 4.2 152.3 330.9 2.5
Alexander 497.1 140.4 74.3 50.8 157.0 1.1 36.6 154.5 0.0
Alleghany 414.8 102.9 77.9 39.5 143.2 0.0 3.6 39.7 0.0
Anson 416.8 133.2 80.9 41.8 118.4 2.4 421.2 603.0 6.3
Ashe 476.7 122.5 66.3 42.8 149.6 0.0 5.4 68.4 0.0
Avery 453.9 135.5 76.4 32.6 146.5 0.0 3.3 44.9 0.0
Beaufort 526.6 143.4 90.7 60.4 156.7 2.2 173.8 434.1 5.6
Bertie 487.8 149.4 81.8 53.0 165.9 1.0 350.0 702.9 3.0
Bladen 421.2 82.1 77.2 35.9 122.8 7.4 164.4 539.9 3.1
Brunswick 450.6 157.5 80.9 42.4 88.2 4.0 99.0 207.6 2.6
Buncombe 499.0 164.2 77.8 43.3 150.1 4.5 105.7 270.2 3.3
Burke 459.8 141.7 82.6 42.8 135.5 2.7 78.5 197.8 1.8
Cabarrus 570.5 165.4 86.3 52.8 184.0 3.4 110.6 334.7 1.6
Caldwell 467.8 142.3 91.0 42.1 117.5 0.3 74.5 205.6 3.0
Camden 540.1 213.7 89.2 66.6 173.0 2.1 65.6 160.8 0.0
Carteret 539.4 164.2 78.2 44.4 168.5 1.3 88.1 252.3 2.2
Caswell 446.1 155.6 60.1 39.0 137.2 0.0 113.8 283.6 3.4
Catawba 487.1 150.0 75.2 48.8 156.1 1.4 127.1 288.2 1.6
Chatham 463.3 143.3 65.8 34.3 166.1 2.7 55.7 154.2 2.7
Cherokee 465.3 122.7 69.4 57.1 121.5 1.5 7.4 90.9 0.7
Chowan 461.7 139.6 75.9 71.9 111.3 1.4 233.3 418.8 4.1
Clay 537.2 189.9 67.6 66.0 156.6 0.0 9.7 79.9 0.0
Cleveland 500.6 131.9 81.2 58.5 149.6 4.1 217.7 383.8 2.3
Columbus 481.7 154.5 73.1 43.6 136.7 2.9 191.5 428.5 5.1
Craven 540.6 147.0 88.3 42.9 197.3 5.0 169.7 597.3 3.3
Cumberland 460.2 144.0 80.0 43.2 124.4 6.3 338.3 789.9 2.5
Currituck 468.6 138.5 87.1 48.3 158.9 0.8 78.9 143.4 0.0
Dare 436.4 166.6 63.0 39.5 135.2 0.6 43.6 152.3 3.5
Davidson 437.9 126.7 76.5 45.3 103.6 1.5 73.5 219.0 2.7
Davie 499.2 129.9 88.5 49.5 127.8 3.0 60.9 175.8 0.0
Duplin 446.8 141.2 79.9 37.8 139.1 3.0 137.1 388.1 8.7
Durham 486.8 151.7 72.2 41.8 172.1 13.8 284.7 547.8 5.1
Edgecombe 552.8 167.9 91.1 70.8 151.4 18.4 617.8 1004.5 6.9
Forsyth 539.8 173.2 83.3 45.2 166.6 19.1 230.4 656.0 3.4
Franklin 480.8 165.4 73.1 54.9 144.8 3.9 135.7 255.1 1.8
Gaston 517.6 143.7 91.0 54.9 160.3 5.4 224.7 362.3 1.2
Gates 383.4 158.8 63.9 57.6 90.0 1.7 161.3 338.0 0.0
Graham 403.7 116.8 68.2 31.2 90.5 0.0 7.4 93.2 2.5
Granville 613.2 149.1 95.5 68.0 198.9 2.9 135.2 347.1 1.4
Greene 449.5 136.2 78.5 39.7 155.9 6.7 240.7 516.7 5.7
Guilford 517.5 146.5 72.8 46.3 191.3 13.3 251.7 494.6 6.0
Halifax 503.1 181.8 74.7 48.7 175.4 4.7 370.0 783.5 5.8
Harnett 452.1 154.3 79.0 48.1 124.8 1.3 126.9 262.4 3.2
Haywood 514.0 162.4 90.1 43.7 155.5 1.8 20.0 128.2 1.4
Henderson 522.3 157.8 72.3 44.3 168.5 1.0 50.3 156.9 2.2
Hertford 451.9 142.4 58.3 64.8 130.0 1.7 277.6 578.6 5.0
Hoke 490.5 122.8 99.9 59.1 133.1 1.8 150.6 377.5 6.0
Hyde 505.1 198.2 88.4 41.5 144.8 7.3 69.2 284.1 10.9
Iredell 493.4 139.2 73.1 45.6 167.1 1.2 170.1 265.0 1.1
Jackson 439.2 112.5 53.2 56.0 131.6 2.2 30.5 216.5 1.1
Johnston 450.2 143.9 72.3 45.4 142.9 5.1 98.2 214.7 4.2
Jones 439.4 119.8 66.7 47.6 144.6 3.9 130.6 335.1 1.9
Lee 455.7 160.3 71.0 42.1 138.4 5.0 134.3 321.1 1.8
Lenoir 600.0 182.6 82.5 68.3 220.7 6.2 308.5 569.2 6.9
Lincoln 518.3 151.3 83.8 53.8 172.4 1.1 51.4 162.7 0.3
McDowell 545.7 179.6 97.2 45.3 151.1 2.3 51.8 152.2 0.9
Macon 480.0 139.8 74.0 47.0 121.4 1.2 6.0 107.2 1.8
Madison 557.2 178.2 104.2 42.2 157.0 3.9 26.2 120.5 1.0
Martin 466.0 164.0 59.9 50.4 161.9 5.0 252.9 572.9 5.0
Mecklenburg 473.1 153.1 64.1 44.1 161.4 17.4 216.9 421.9 4.7
Mitchell 429.2 104.7 64.1 46.0 139.0 0.0 6.3 76.5 1.3
Montgomery 424.4 132.1 81.3 37.6 115.5 1.4 83.3 202.0 25.3
Moore 530.0 178.0 81.3 43.5 171.7 3.1 118.0 275.4 1.7
Nash 486.7 145.6 66.8 59.2 145.8 12.6 278.3 530.8 4.5
New Hanover 473.6 142.4 81.7 40.5 98.6 9.7 181.6 431.0 2.8
Northampton 444.7 140.1 61.3 41.9 205.6 5.6 337.0 717.3 6.6
Onslow 510.6 147.3 91.0 46.5 127.5 1.3 181.9 630.5 1.4
Orange 517.6 182.0 62.4 37.0 159.9 3.9 74.4 237.1 3.0
Pamlico 451.3 118.2 94.4 38.8 123.2 0.0 38.6 239.0 0.0
Pasquotank 456.6 151.5 65.8 43.0 147.5 1.0 298.7 483.0 2.0
Pender 442.3 129.1 75.6 36.0 106.0 2.8 91.8 269.7 2.8
Perquimans 415.4 159.7 57.2 56.4 120.9 3.2 173.9 358.8 3.2
Person 484.2 114.5 97.0 42.7 132.3 2.7 103.2 319.7 3.7
Pitt 492.6 162.9 68.5 49.4 163.1 5.4 348.0 711.0 4.4
Polk 414.4 137.9 57.1 45.4 114.7 1.0 32.5 108.9 3.1
Randolph 497.9 132.3 81.1 47.9 157.1 3.3 46.5 172.6 0.3
Richmond 504.4 150.1 90.9 48.8 145.5 0.9 236.6 448.4 2.1
Robeson 510.8 140.2 83.0 51.2 227.1 7.3 390.2 722.4 12.5
Rockingham 521.7 152.0 100.1 56.6 128.3 3.3 124.9 292.9 2.2
Rowan 500.7 185.3 82.9 51.4 136.6 2.0 171.9 384.4 1.9
Rutherford 530.7 158.5 81.2 56.6 141.7 1.6 161.6 285.1 0.6
Sampson 430.0 129.3 75.0 44.6 88.2 3.1 172.2 307.5 5.6
Scotland 606.7 147.0 106.0 59.5 250.9 2.7 322.2 549.7 6.5
Stanly 540.5 155.9 91.1 52.3 146.1 2.7 120.2 251.2 1.7
Stokes 438.9 110.5 74.6 37.7 103.4 3.4 26.7 123.1 0.0
Surry 504.6 132.7 97.4 46.9 114.6 1.9 27.3 120.1 0.5
Swain 447.7 154.8 84.2 31.1 67.8 0.0 27.4 219.5 0.0
Transylvania 470.3 163.0 53.6 37.7 150.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3
Tyrrell 437.0 175.6 62.5 28.3 107.4 0.0 169.3 418.5 0.0
Union 478.6 153.9 73.4 41.9 142.8 1.8 103.4 189.8 1.4
Vance 508.9 125.1 81.2 58.9 181.6 6.0 354.2 688.2 1.4
Wake 490.3 166.5 61.9 42.2 181.3 7.7 134.5 371.1 4.6
Warren 511.8 172.4 65.6 52.1 244.3 4.0 239.1 504.2 4.0
Washington 494.7 158.1 55.8 44.6 164.0 7.6 258.4 500.3 6.0
Watauga 521.1 181.2 57.5 45.8 170.3 0.9 12.2 108.7 1.4
Wayne 481.5 154.9 81.5 49.7 134.2 21.4 208.8 489.9 7.6
Wilkes 481.5 131.7 72.7 48.2 152.9 0.6 23.2 146.8 2.1
Wilson 521.7 171.7 78.2 58.0 161.3 6.1 397.3 582.3 6.6
Yadkin 499.8 131.7 75.7 51.0 159.7 3.2 47.6 133.7 1.1
Yancey 511.0 137.3 85.4 63.9 175.1 0.0 19.5 82.4 0.0

13. Rate age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population.
17. 2005-2007 reported cases per 100,000 population. The female breast cancer rate uses the female population and the prostate cancer rate uses the male population in the denominator.
18. Cases per 100,000 population.

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