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1995-1999 Cancer Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population

Age-Adjusted to the 2000 US Census

County Colon/Rectum Lung/Bronchus Female Breast Prostate Total
Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate
Alamance 145 21.0 462 65.3 102 26.5 81 34.3 1,438 206.3
Alexander 30 19.4 87 54.6 19 21.7 20 39.8 300 191.8
Alleghany 18 24.0 33 46.1 13 33.9 11 37.9 162 225.3
Anson 39 28.1 74 52.4 31 43.0 30 59.1 302 214.3
Ashe 33 19.6 92 55.1 17 21.0 18 25.2 311 189.2
Avery 13 13.7 57 60.5 8 15.2 13 33.8 172 183.1
Beaufort 59 23.1 211 80.6 43 29.2 37 45.1 599 231.0
Bertie 42 36.8 80 71.0 23 35.5 20 48.6 300 267.7
Bladen 40 23.2 105 58.9 31 32.8 31 50.9 365 210.6
Brunswick 76 19.5 283 67.1 52 25.2 46 33.1 812 204.6
Buncombe 226 18.8 676 56.4 216 32.9 159 35.3 2,342 196.3
Burke 86 19.1 284 60.3 66 26.0 30 20.6 888 193.5
Cabarrus 101 16.9 345 56.6 82 24.1 58 32.7 1,197 200.0
Caldwell 64 16.4 251 62.3 49 21.9 49 39.5 763 194.3
Camden 12 34.3 26 69.9 7 36.6 3 27.4 99 284.2
Carteret 71 21.2 256 71.8 55 30.4 45 37.0 784 227.3
Caswell 26 19.7 90 67.6 18 25.0 34 68.4 282 213.6
Catawba 156 24.1 423 63.4 102 27.3 89 42.7 1,407 214.8
Chatham 61 23.5 130 48.7 45 29.8 34 33.0 506 192.4
Cherokee 32 19.6 96 58.0 29 36.5 26 35.1 331 205.9
Chowan 28 29.1 63 65.9 15 27.6 13 39.0 201 212.2
Clay 12 20.5 32 53.8 11 33.9 15 60.9 130 215.9
Cleveland 92 18.3 286 55.6 89 32.0 67 40.3 976 193.6
Columbus 52 18.6 189 64.3 50 30.0 49 56.0 629 219.3
Craven 95 23.4 282 65.9 62 27.1 59 44.3 921 223.4
Cumberland 156 17.7 710 74.0 172 30.2 133 52.6 2,133 228.9
Currituck 21 28.1 75 84.7 11 24.2 12 46.2 212 253.1
Dare 17 13.9 102 76.8 22 30.9 12 23.6 269 202.8
Davidson 119 16.9 461 62.6 101 25.6 68 27.0 1,368 191.3
Davie 41 22.4 97 51.7 28 28.2 15 22.2 338 185.8
Duplin 68 28.2 167 69.1 49 36.3 42 52.5 574 239.8
Durham 199 24.9 579 73.1 163 32.8 118 46.7 1,963 245.2
Edgecombe 72 26.6 191 69.5 52 31.6 43 53.8 678 250.0
Forsyth 311 21.6 894 61.5 261 31.1 188 40.3 3,011 208.2
Franklin 47 21.9 134 62.0 36 28.9 42 56.3 436 202.7
Gaston 204 23.4 680 74.8 148 29.2 98 35.5 2,040 229.8
Gates 21 40.1 28 53.1 14 48.6 9 42.2 126 241.7
Graham 12 24.7 35 66.8 6 24.3 8 37.9 112 224.8
Granville 42 20.0 140 65.3 40 33.6 30 38.3 461 217.4
Greene 23 24.7 51 53.7 9 16.9 12 40.6 184 197.2
Guilford 383 20.3 1,157 60.1 334 30.2 261 42.0 4,001 210.9
Halifax 78 25.5 210 68.5 70 43.2 53 49.2 716 236.5
Harnett 98 26.2 241 62.5 68 32.5 53 42.7 834 220.7
Haywood 63 16.7 215 55.1 50 25.4 33 21.5 693 183.3
Henderson 123 20.0 356 55.5 60 17.6 83 31.4 1,182 188.8
Hertford 37 30.3 109 87.8 23 36.0 21 51.8 308 250.3
Hoke 27 23.0 67 56.9 18 27.3 15 49.2 239 210.4
Hyde 13 39.0 17 50.2 5 33.8 3 28.5 64 191.3
Iredell 113 19.5 329 55.4 83 24.9 52 26.7 1,118 191.3
Jackson 31 19.4 100 58.4 20 23.2 26 41.6 338 201.4
Johnston 101 20.1 341 65.9 83 28.3 56 33.5 1,077 211.1
Jones 17 32.5 44 80.6 7 27.9 8 44.1 128 243.1
Lee 57 22.4 161 59.8 32 23.6 26 34.0 536 208.2
Lenoir 93 28.8 198 59.0 57 29.6 53 52.8 701 213.5
Lincoln 70 25.7 171 59.0 35 21.9 30 33.2 546 192.2
McDowell 54 23.6 146 62.1 32 25.5 34 37.2 484 208.7
Macon 35 14.8 123 51.1 21 18.8 33 32.4 392 170.4
Madison 20 16.9 59 48.0 17 26.9 13 24.8 223 185.3
Martin 31 20.2 94 62.2 17 19.2 32 62.9 320 213.2
Mecklenburg 449 19.5 1,323 55.9 404 28.1 303 40.2 4,761 202.0
Mitchell 20 18.9 59 54.7 15 27.1 8 19.9 207 198.2
Montgomery 30 24.5 86 68.0 23 35.6 19 39.8 273 219.3
Moore 105 20.1 326 59.8 79 28.0 61 29.0 1,029 192.7
Nash 91 21.5 262 60.0 66 26.8 50 37.0 876 203.9
New Hanover 118 16.0 462 60.6 109 25.4 102 40.2 1,504 200.7
Northampton 37 28.2 93 66.5 24 32.6 37 73.7 305 225.8
Onslow 82 25.6 306 87.0 59 28.9 46 44.4 828 241.6
Orange 86 21.9 248 63.4 70 29.7 58 45.4 861 218.8
Pamlico 12 15.1 58 66.9 6 13.0 19 65.4 188 224.9
Pasquotank 44 24.2 98 53.9 27 29.3 27 39.9 394 219.6
Pender 28 13.7 128 59.9 23 21.3 37 54.9 422 202.5
Perquimans 13 17.0 61 79.9 9 25.3 21 70.3 177 240.9
Person 46 25.1 112 60.4 32 31.0 17 25.6 361 195.8
Pitt 112 23.4 320 65.3 84 29.3 68 44.2 1,094 226.7
Polk 34 21.8 72 49.6 21 30.7 24 38.8 276 191.5
Randolph 101 16.8 385 62.0 91 26.8 68 34.0 1,189 195.0
Richmond 64 25.9 158 62.5 51 35.9 44 53.0 529 214.7
Robeson 101 21.4 353 70.8 72 25.0 93 60.6 1,127 230.2
Rockingham 103 20.1 366 70.9 88 30.4 69 37.8 1,157 225.7
Rowan 134 19.0 433 61.3 104 26.7 103 38.0 1,424 202.1
Rutherford 84 23.6 240 66.7 51 24.3 37 29.5 747 209.9
Sampson 73 25.1 174 58.0 63 37.5 44 41.5 621 210.5
Scotland 42 26.4 96 59.5 28 28.9 35 70.6 345 216.0
Stanly 82 26.3 182 57.6 46 27.1 37 32.8 650 209.9
Stokes 37 18.1 159 73.5 18 15.1 24 34.1 431 204.0
Surry 84 21.0 272 66.8 54 23.4 35 27.8 841 209.7
Swain 11 16.1 38 51.0 10 24.8 18 64.9 146 202.5
Transylvania 34 16.8 118 55.9 33 28.7 35 40.0 411 197.1
Tyrrell 9 36.3 16 63.7 4 28.1 6 56.1 55 216.0
Union 73 17.4 239 54.3 60 23.4 52 40.7 873 200.7
Vance 62 30.9 158 76.0 36 30.4 40 58.1 539 262.5
Wake 343 18.8 977 51.9 320 27.1 219 39.5 3,612 190.0
Warren 27 21.6 66 51.7 23 35.6 25 55.8 267 215.4
Washington 18 23.8 55 72.2 14 32.9 10 37.1 205 270.8
Watauga 29 16.1 96 51.8 18 18.0 25 38.2 335 183.4
Wayne 112 23.3 357 69.9 96 33.2 70 44.5 1,189 239.3
Wilkes 68 19.5 200 54.4 46 23.6 37 30.2 664 188.1
Wilson 78 22.6 225 62.2 73 35.6 45 40.1 764 215.6
Yadkin 43 21.0 115 53.5 23 19.6 18 26.3 366 176.5
Yancey 23 19.6 63 54.4 18 27.6 15 34.0 196 172.0
NORTH CAROLINA 7,548 20.9 22,950 61.6 5,870 28.2 4,853 39.2 76,261 208.0

Produced by the NC Central Cancer Registry, 8/2002
Numbers are subject to change as files are updated
Rates based on counts of less than 10 are unstable.
Use with caution.


Page Last Updated Friday March 09 2012