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1996-2000 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 148 21.1 477 66.8 98 25.5 81 33.3 1,477 209.3
Alexander 33 21.1 85 52.0 22 24.7 25 53.8 310 195.4
Alleghany 20 26.1 32 42.4 14 37.7 13 46.6 160 215.1
Anson 35 24.9 68 48.1 25 34.9 29 56.8 284 200.9
Ashe 31 18.5 90 54.0 18 21.8 21 29.2 307 185.5
Avery 16 16.9 63 64.9 8 16.2 10 24.8 185 192.0
Beaufort 60 23.0 217 80.8 39 26.3 34 40.3 597 226.0
Bertie 46 40.3 76 66.3 20 30.5 21 48.3 300 264.2
Bladen 36 20.4 108 60.0 31 32.4 26 43.3 346 196.2
Brunswick 71 17.0 300 67.3 48 22.2 48 36.1 829 197.8
Buncombe 211 17.3 670 55.3 197 29.6 147 31.9 2,357 195.2
Burke 90 19.5 300 63.0 63 24.1 29 19.3 896 192.4
Cabarrus 105 17.3 349 56.7 81 23.2 58 30.9 1,201 197.3
Caldwell 70 17.8 265 64.6 51 22.4 48 37.3 805 201.6
Camden 12 34.0 21 57.4 7 35.8 3 28.2 89 256.3
Carteret 69 19.7 262 71.5 56 30.5 42 34.0 776 219.2
Caswell 24 18.0 93 69.4 12 16.4 32 64.6 280 210.9
Catawba 151 23.2 424 62.2 98 25.4 85 39.2 1,435 214.4
Chatham 55 20.4 131 47.9 42 27.2 40 38.5 506 186.3
Cherokee 35 21.8 103 60.0 30 36.2 29 38.9 353 211.2
Chowan 23 24.6 67 70.3 13 24.6 14 41.7 198 210.3
Clay 18 29.9 32 50.0 10 29.4 13 45.7 132 204.6
Cleveland 98 19.3 315 60.8 90 32.3 71 41.4 1,039 204.2
Columbus 59 20.2 187 62.8 47 28.1 43 49.3 621 213.6
Craven 86 20.6 299 68.4 70 29.5 63 43.2 960 225.3
Cumberland 172 19.3 706 72.9 172 29.6 144 52.0 2,136 226.3
Currituck 19 23.3 66 71.3 12 25.6 14 53.2 199 229.6
Dare 20 16.6 99 69.8 22 29.1 12 25.7 282 205.4
Davidson 117 16.1 484 65.0 102 25.4 70 27.7 1,408 193.0
Davie 41 21.8 108 56.5 24 23.3 16 23.7 351 187.7
Duplin 60 24.5 169 68.9 47 34.4 45 52.8 554 227.9
Durham 203 24.7 558 68.6 162 32.2 113 43.1 1,965 238.9
Edgecombe 68 24.9 186 67.5 52 31.8 42 54.1 688 253.4
Forsyth 289 19.7 922 62.3 251 29.4 173 35.9 3,000 203.7
Franklin 46 21.4 149 68.1 27 21.4 39 52.4 455 209.8
Gaston 202 22.6 706 76.3 154 29.7 92 32.5 2,059 227.4
Gates 21 38.8 33 60.4 12 41.1 10 48.6 134 249.2
Graham 12 23.9 34 63.6 8 30.2 5 22.7 111 217.5
Granville 44 20.5 136 61.6 40 32.9 32 42.2 465 213.5
Greene 21 22.3 57 59.9 13 24.6 12 42.9 190 201.9
Guilford 332 17.2 1,193 61.2 309 27.5 250 38.9 3,969 205.4
Halifax 71 23.2 208 66.7 67 40.5 52 48.7 697 227.3
Harnett 98 26.0 241 61.3 62 29.0 54 43.6 819 213.1
Haywood 57 14.6 211 53.4 48 23.8 34 22.1 689 179.9
Henderson 137 21.2 360 55.1 62 17.8 91 32.9 1,200 185.5
Hertford 39 31.5 102 80.8 23 34.5 19 45.2 305 244.3
Hoke 29 24.9 75 64.1 16 23.5 14 41.7 251 218.5
Hyde 11 31.6 17 49.6 6 39.7 3 26.3 65 188.1
Iredell 116 19.6 345 56.8 78 22.8 50 25.3 1,109 185.5
Jackson 38 23.1 105 59.4 22 23.6 22 35.0 356 207.1
Johnston 88 17.2 343 65.2 88 29.5 55 33.4 1,078 207.5
Jones 19 34.0 42 74.2 8 29.8 9 46.4 134 245.1
Lee 56 21.9 174 64.9 34 25.1 27 33.7 554 213.5
Lenoir 94 28.6 198 58.9 54 27.5 55 54.3 707 213.4
Lincoln 76 27.1 185 62.4 41 25.1 26 28.2 588 201.9
McDowell 58 24.8 160 66.4 30 22.8 31 34.2 507 214.3
Macon 34 14.1 117 48.1 21 17.2 33 32.6 389 164.6
Madison 20 16.2 69 56.3 14 20.7 15 28.6 235 192.7
Martin 25 16.2 91 59.9 21 24.8 28 56.8 312 207.0
Mecklenburg 456 19.3 1,353 55.7 389 26.1 314 40.7 4,832 199.6
Mitchell 21 19.8 59 53.8 17 29.7 9 23.3 211 198.3
Montgomery 31 23.9 87 65.8 26 37.1 18 36.6 290 223.1
Moore 99 19.1 327 57.6 77 26.8 63 29.4 1,050 191.1
Nash 89 20.6 282 63.9 60 24.0 56 40.9 912 209.6
New Hanover 119 15.6 465 59.4 102 23.1 108 39.9 1,530 198.2
Northampton 38 27.7 102 72.1 27 36.1 34 64.2 318 232.5
Onslow 86 25.7 303 83.9 57 27.0 45 38.3 828 232.8
Orange 90 22.2 262 65.1 70 29.0 50 37.9 869 214.8
Pamlico 18 22.5 65 73.7 3 7.1 21 70.4 198 231.6
Pasquotank 39 21.1 105 56.9 27 28.6 27 39.1 397 217.0
Pender 34 15.9 139 62.4 26 22.9 35 45.4 427 197.4
Perquimans 16 21.1 62 80.2 11 28.9 20 65.5 179 238.0
Person 45 24.0 109 57.7 27 26.1 15 22.4 368 195.9
Pitt 115 23.4 340 68.0 88 29.8 77 49.5 1,119 225.7
Polk 30 18.8 82 54.7 19 27.7 17 26.9 281 188.3
Randolph 96 15.6 388 61.2 84 24.3 62 30.7 1,193 191.6
Richmond 60 24.5 159 63.2 46 31.9 42 51.9 535 217.8
Robeson 102 21.3 350 68.9 79 26.9 89 55.3 1,131 227.1
Rockingham 105 20.2 365 69.8 92 31.7 60 32.9 1,172 225.6
Rowan 128 18.0 451 63.2 109 28.3 96 35.1 1,416 199.2
Rutherford 93 25.6 247 67.7 59 26.9 43 33.0 767 211.0
Sampson 72 24.3 166 54.9 53 30.7 49 45.7 640 214.1
Scotland 45 27.9 105 63.7 29 29.7 30 60.8 366 225.6
Stanly 80 25.6 192 60.4 45 25.8 32 28.5 647 207.1
Stokes 37 17.7 178 80.8 18 14.8 25 36.0 449 208.1
Surry 89 21.8 273 65.5 53 22.3 38 28.5 846 206.2
Swain 11 15.3 41 54.7 13 31.9 17 62.6 139 189.8
Transylvania 37 17.8 114 53.2 28 22.9 32 36.6 405 190.1
Tyrrell 9 36.5 17 69.0 4 34.9 5 47.7 54 215.8
Union 75 17.5 240 52.9 69 25.7 55 41.6 894 199.6
Vance 62 30.5 147 69.9 37 30.7 46 66.2 523 251.7
Wake 354 18.8 1,029 52.9 325 26.5 217 39.0 3,726 189.9
Warren 28 21.9 70 54.7 22 32.9 31 68.0 269 214.4
Washington 19 24.7 48 61.7 11 25.2 15 56.9 198 257.8
Watauga 27 14.6 92 49.2 19 18.8 25 37.1 324 174.8
Wayne 115 23.5 369 70.9 92 31.2 71 46.2 1,191 235.7
Wilkes 71 20.0 223 59.6 42 21.1 35 28.6 703 195.8
Wilson 74 20.9 228 62.0 68 32.2 45 39.9 766 211.6
Yadkin 37 18.0 118 54.9 18 15.1 20 29.1 370 177.3
Yancey 21 17.3 72 61.9 20 29.9 19 42.0 209 179.5
North Carolina 7,508 20.3 23,507 61.9 5,753 27.0 4,820 38.2 77,146 206.2

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