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Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate

This indicator shows the age-adjusted incidence rate for bladder cancer in cases per 100,000 population.

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate

21.1
24.6
Comparison: U.S. Counties 

19.1

cases/100,000 population
Measurement Period: 2006-2010

County: Kern

Categories: Health / Cancer
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 1,995 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013
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Why is this important?

Bladder cancer forms in tissues of the bladder (the organ that stores urine). Most bladder cancer is three to four times more common in men than women. In the United States in 2009, it is estimated that there were 70,980 new cases and 14,330 deaths from bladder cancer.

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate : Time Series

2003-2007: 18.3 2004-2008: 19.0 2005-2009: 19.8 2006-2010: 19.1

cases/100,000 population

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate by Gender

Female: 7.2 Male: 34.2 Overall: 19.1

cases/100,000 population

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 11.1 Hispanic: 10.9 White: 20.2 Overall: 19.1

cases/100,000 population

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate

Comparison: Prior Value 

19.1

cases/100,000 population
Measurement Period: 2006-2010

County: Kern

Categories: Health / 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.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Why is this important?

Bladder cancer forms in tissues of the bladder (the organ that stores urine). Most bladder cancer is three to four times more common in men than women. In the United States in 2009, it is estimated that there were 70,980 new cases and 14,330 deaths from bladder cancer.

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate : Time Series

2003-2007: 18.3 2004-2008: 19.0 2005-2009: 19.8 2006-2010: 19.1

cases/100,000 population

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate by Gender

Female: 7.2 Male: 34.2 Overall: 19.1

cases/100,000 population

Bladder Cancer Incidence Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 11.1 Hispanic: 10.9 White: 20.2 Overall: 19.1

cases/100,000 population