Melanoma (Skin) Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis by Year, Urban vs. Rural Counties, 2003-2010
2003^
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 33.6% 29.2%
Localized 46.6% 58.4%
Regional 6.9% 4.5%
Distant 4.3% 1.1%
Unknown 8.6% 6.7%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 33.3% 23.3%
Localized 54.2% 61.2%
Regional 3.3% 7.8%
Distant 2.6% 3.9%
Unknown 6.5% 3.9%
2004
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 38.6% 22.6%
Localized 42.1% 54.8%
Regional 6.4% 8.6%
Distant 5.0% 5.4%
Unknown 7.9% 8.6%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 31.9% 24.8%
Localized 45.4% 62.0%
Regional 11.4% 5.1%
Distant 4.3% 3.6%
Unknown 7.0% 4.4%
2005
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 29.1% 27.1%
Localized 53.6% 59.4%
Regional 7.3% 6.3%
Distant 4.0% 4.2%
Unknown 6.0% 3.1%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 30.4% 27.3%
Localized 52.2% 64.8%
Regional 5.8% 3.1%
Distant 6.8% 0.8%
Unknown 4.8% 3.9%
2006
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 41.8% 42.0%
Localized 48.6% 50.0%
Regional 3.4% 3.0%
Distant 4.8% 2.0%
Unknown 1.4% 3.0%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 39.5% 27.1%
Localized 48.8% 60.6%
Regional 2.4% 9.0%
Distant 5.4% 1.3%
Unknown 3.9% 1.9%
2007
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 38.9% 39.1%
Localized 48.2% 51.4%
Regional 9.8% 2.9%
Distant 1.6% 2.9%
Unknown 1.6% 3.6%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 38.7% 29.2%
Localized 47.5% 61.1%
Regional 6.0% 4.2%
Distant 5.1% 4.2%
Unknown 2.8% 1.4%
2008
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 41.8% 32.7%
Localized 47.3% 55.1%
Regional 4.6% 5.8%
Distant 1.7% 3.8%
Unknown 4.6% 2.6%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 38.7% 31.4%
Localized 47.2% 59.5%
Regional 7.2% 5.2%
Distant 4.3% 1.3%
Unknown 2.6% 2.6%
2009
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 43.4% 39.2%
Localized 46.3% 52.4%
Regional 5.3% 4.2%
Distant 1.8% 1.4%
Unknown 3.2% 2.8%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 35.8% 27.4%
Localized 49.6% 63.1%
Regional 6.6% 4.5%
Distant 4.9% 3.4%
Unknown 3.1% 1.7%
2010
Urban Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 41.9% 37.4%
Localized 49.2% 51.1%
Regional 4.8% 6.1%
Distant 2.4% 0.8%
Unknown 1.6% 4.6%
Rural Counties
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 41.5% 32.7%
Localized 47.8% 62.3%
Regional 5.9% 2.5%
Distant 3.6% 2.5%
Unknown 1.2% 0.0%
^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.