Female Breast Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis by Year, Urban vs. Rural Counties, 2003-2010 
2003^
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 22.7% 16.2%
Localized 48.9% 37.0%
Regional 22.1% 35.7%
Distant 3.6% 7.7%
Unknown 2.6% 3.4%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 14.5% 14.6%
Localized 51.3% 42.4%
Regional 27.5% 35.3%
Distant 3.0% 5.0%
Unknown 3.8% 2.8%
2004
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 16.2% 18.8%
Localized 47.2% 34.9%
Regional 29.4% 35.2%
Distant 2.7% 6.1%
Unknown 4.6% 5.0%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 14.8% 14.6%
Localized 49.2% 39.5%
Regional 28.8% 34.4%
Distant 4.9% 6.7%
Unknown 2.4% 4.9%
2005
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 17.9% 18.6%
Localized 47.3% 40.0%
Regional 27.8% 32.5%
Distant 4.7% 5.4%
Unknown 2.2% 3.6%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 14.3% 11.0%
Localized 48.7% 39.1%
Regional 29.0% 35.5%
Distant 4.7% 6.6%
Unknown 3.2% 7.7%
2006
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 14.9% 17.1%
Localized 46.6% 41.1%
Regional 31.7% 31.3%
Distant 3.8% 7.7%
Unknown 3.1% 2.8%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 15.7% 12.2%
Localized 48.0% 38.5%
Regional 27.0% 38.0%
Distant 6.2% 8.3%
Unknown 3.1% 2.9%
2007
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 18.7% 15.6%
Localized 47.6% 43.9%
Regional 26.0% 29.1%
Distant 5.0% 8.0%
Unknown 2.6% 3.5%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 17.0% 15.2%
Localized 47.2% 39.5%
Regional 26.5% 32.3%
Distant 5.3% 9.6%
Unknown 4.0% 3.4%
2008
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 16.9% 16.7%
Localized 53.2% 40.1%
Regional 24.1% 30.3%
Distant 3.3% 10.9%
Unknown 2.5% 2.0%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 13.3% 12.4%
Localized 52.3% 41.0%
Regional 27.4% 34.2%
Distant 4.4% 8.1%
Unknown 2.7% 4.3%
2009
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 18.8% 17.8%
Localized 49.4% 40.6%
Regional 26.0% 32.7%
Distant 4.1% 6.6%
Unknown 1.8% 2.3%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 15.4% 14.4%
Localized 52.0% 42.2%
Regional 26.0% 30.6%
Distant 4.6% 8.1%
Unknown 2.0% 4.6%
2010
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 18.6% 22.1%
Localized 52.6% 35.9%
Regional 22.3% 34.6%
Distant 4.2% 5.8%
Unknown 2.2% 1.6%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Females Black Females
In Situ 16.5% 15.7%
Localized 51.1% 41.0%
Regional 25.6% 33.3%
Distant 5.5% 7.4%
Unknown 1.3% 2.5%
^Use caution when comparing 2003 data to later years.  The staging system changed between 2003 and 2004
These data were collected by the Mississippi Cancer Registry which participates in the
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
These data were generated and posted on 04/30/2013.