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Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Colon & Rectum, 2008 - 2012

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages


Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-5
Reduce the colorectal cancer death rate

Sorted by Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC)
County
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Met Healthy People Objective of 14.5? 1 Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Recent Trend 2 Recent 5-Year Trend2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
sorted descending, sort ascending
Virginia (State) No 15.1 (14.7, 15.5) 1,236 falling falling trend -3.3 (-3.9, -2.8)
United States No 15.5 (15.4, 15.6) 52,010 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.8, -2.3)
Dickenson County No 19.4 (11.7, 30.6) 4 ** **
Northampton County No 15.6 (8.7, 26.8) 3 ** **
Appomattox County No 17.8 (10.2, 29.1) 3 ** **
New Kent County No 20.6 (11.8, 33.4) 4 ** **
Clarke County No 21.0 (12.3, 33.8) 4 ** **
Powhatan County No 20.6 (13.1, 30.7) 5 ** **
Middlesex County No 16.1 (9.3, 28.2) 3 ** **
Fredericksburg City No 16.1 (9.5, 25.5) 4 ** **
King George County No 20.9 (12.5, 32.4) 4 ** **
Patrick County No 15.2 (9.5, 23.9) 4 ** **
James City County Yes 9.7 (7.2, 13.1) 10 ** **
Manassas City No 16.3 (10.1, 24.7) 5 ** **
Fluvanna County No 14.9 (9.4, 22.8) 5 ** **
Northumberland County No 20.5 (12.2, 33.9) 5 ** **
Tazewell County No 20.3 (15.5, 26.3) 13 stable stable trend 10.5 (-2.2, 24.8)
Charlottesville City No 17.4 (11.6, 25.0) 6 stable stable trend 6.3 (-3.9, 17.7)
Page County No 20.2 (13.6, 29.2) 6 stable stable trend 1.2 (-1.4, 3.9)
Dinwiddie County No 24.0 (16.6, 33.7) 7 stable stable trend 0.8 (-2.4, 4.0)
Wise County No 19.5 (14.2, 26.3) 9 stable stable trend 0.8 (-1.8, 3.6)
Lunenburg County No 25.8 (15.9, 40.1) 4 stable stable trend 0.7 (-3.1, 4.6)
Bedford City No 34.7 (20.3, 57.5) 4 stable stable trend 0.4 (-3.1, 3.9)
Nelson County No 19.9 (12.3, 31.1) 4 stable stable trend 0.4 (-2.1, 2.9)
Salem City No 17.2 (11.3, 25.3) 6 stable stable trend -0.0 (-2.6, 2.6)
Carroll County No 19.9 (14.3, 27.3) 9 stable stable trend -0.0 (-2.1, 2.1)
Botetourt County No 18.5 (13.2, 25.6) 8 stable stable trend 0.0 (-3.3, 3.5)
Lee County No 18.8 (12.4, 27.4) 6 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.2, 2.3)
Culpeper County No 18.4 (13.3, 25.0) 9 stable stable trend 0.0 (-2.6, 2.6)
Montgomery County No 15.1 (11.4, 19.6) 11 stable stable trend -0.1 (-2.2, 2.1)
Buchanan County No 19.4 (12.8, 28.4) 6 stable stable trend -0.1 (-2.8, 2.7)
Waynesboro City No 20.8 (13.7, 30.5) 6 stable stable trend -0.1 (-2.7, 2.5)
Charlotte County No 18.4 (10.7, 30.4) 3 stable stable trend -0.2 (-2.8, 2.4)
Pulaski County No 17.5 (12.5, 24.1) 8 stable stable trend -0.3 (-2.3, 1.8)
Hopewell City No 23.3 (15.8, 33.4) 6 stable stable trend -0.4 (-3.3, 2.5)
Pittsylvania County No 19.6 (15.5, 24.5) 16 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.9, 1.0)
Nottoway County No 19.8 (12.1, 31.0) 4 stable stable trend -0.6 (-3.5, 2.3)
Bristol City No 21.6 (14.2, 32.0) 6 stable stable trend -0.7 (-3.5, 2.1)
Westmoreland County No 19.0 (11.9, 29.3) 5 stable stable trend -0.7 (-3.2, 1.9)
Lancaster County No 19.8 (12.5, 32.3) 5 stable stable trend -0.7 (-4.2, 2.9)
Alleghany Cnty and Clifton Forge Cty No 17.9 (11.4, 27.6) 5 stable stable trend -0.8 (-3.6, 1.9)
Portsmouth City No 20.8 (17.0, 25.3) 21 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.4, 0.6)
Washington County No 14.9 (11.1, 19.6) 11 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.9, 1.2)
Prince Edward County No 15.4 (9.2, 24.6) 4 stable stable trend -1.0 (-4.2, 2.3)
Southampton County No 27.4 (18.7, 39.1) 7 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.7, 1.5)
Suffolk City No 20.6 (16.4, 25.7) 17 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.8, 0.7)
Louisa County No 21.9 (15.5, 30.1) 8 stable stable trend -1.2 (-4.0, 1.7)
Bedford County No 15.7 (12.0, 20.2) 13 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.9, 1.3)
Colonial Heights City No 22.3 (14.9, 32.6) 6 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.6, 1.0)
Henry County No 16.6 (12.7, 21.5) 13 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.6, 0.8)
Albemarle County Yes 11.3 (8.7, 14.5) 13 stable stable trend -1.4 (-3.7, 1.0)
Rockingham County No 15.9 (12.5, 20.1) 15 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.2, 0.3)
Grayson County Yes 12.5 (7.3, 21.3) 3 stable stable trend -1.5 (-4.2, 1.2)
Roanoke County Yes 12.3 (9.7, 15.5) 15 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.0, 0.1)
Danville City No 21.3 (16.5, 27.4) 14 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.8, 1.0)
Smyth County Yes 13.5 (9.1, 19.5) 6 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.6, 0.7)
Richmond City No 19.6 (16.9, 22.6) 40 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.8, -0.3)
Amherst County No 20.2 (14.5, 27.4) 9 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.1, 0.5)
Henrico County No 15.9 (14.0, 18.0) 52 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.6, -1.0)
Staunton City No 18.7 (12.7, 26.8) 7 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.7, 1.2)
Roanoke City No 19.2 (15.7, 23.2) 23 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.7, -0.9)
Harrisonburg City No 16.1 (10.5, 23.6) 5 stable stable trend -1.9 (-4.6, 0.8)
Warren County No 17.8 (12.3, 24.9) 7 stable stable trend -1.9 (-4.3, 0.5)
Wythe County No 16.9 (11.6, 24.2) 7 stable stable trend -1.9 (-3.8, 0.0)
Russell County No 14.6 (9.6, 21.5) 6 stable stable trend -1.9 (-4.7, 1.0)
Martinsville City No 20.9 (12.7, 32.9) 4 stable stable trend -1.9 (-4.3, 0.6)
Fauquier County No 16.7 (12.4, 21.9) 11 falling falling trend -2.0 (-3.7, -0.3)
Isle of Wight County No 14.9 (9.9, 21.6) 6 stable stable trend -2.1 (-4.4, 0.2)
Chesapeake City No 17.2 (14.7, 20.1) 34 falling falling trend -2.2 (-3.3, -1.1)
Scott County No 16.1 (10.5, 24.0) 6 stable stable trend -2.2 (-5.1, 0.8)
Halifax County with South Boston City No 14.8 (10.3, 20.7) 8 falling falling trend -2.2 (-4.1, -0.2)
Spotsylvania County Yes 13.8 (10.7, 17.4) 15 falling falling trend -2.3 (-4.4, -0.2)
Caroline County No 20.2 (13.5, 29.1) 6 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.7, -0.0)
Winchester City No 15.4 (9.6, 23.4) 5 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.6, -0.2)
Franklin County No 16.1 (12.1, 21.1) 12 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.9, -0.9)
Stafford County Yes 14.3 (10.6, 18.7) 12 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.7, -0.2)
Prince George County No 15.3 (9.7, 22.9) 5 falling falling trend -2.5 (-4.7, -0.2)
Madison County No 15.8 (9.0, 26.7) 3 stable stable trend -2.6 (-5.3, 0.1)
Gloucester County No 16.3 (11.3, 23.0) 7 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.6, -0.5)
Chesterfield County Yes 14.0 (12.0, 16.1) 40 falling falling trend -2.6 (-3.9, -1.3)
Augusta County No 17.9 (14.1, 22.3) 16 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.9, -0.2)
Hampton City No 16.1 (13.2, 19.4) 22 falling falling trend -2.7 (-4.0, -1.3)
Rockbridge County No 17.3 (11.6, 25.5) 6 falling falling trend -2.7 (-5.2, -0.2)
Orange County Yes 14.3 (9.7, 20.5) 6 falling falling trend -3.1 (-5.2, -0.9)
Fairfax City Yes 11.3 (6.4, 18.7) 3 stable stable trend -3.1 (-6.7, 0.7)
Lynchburg City No 18.5 (14.5, 23.3) 16 falling falling trend -3.1 (-4.8, -1.3)
Mecklenburg County Yes 12.9 (8.9, 18.4) 7 falling falling trend -3.1 (-5.7, -0.4)
Petersburg City No 17.8 (12.2, 25.1) 7 falling falling trend -3.1 (-5.4, -0.8)
Virginia Beach City Yes 13.0 (11.4, 14.7) 51 falling falling trend -3.3 (-4.3, -2.3)
Newport News City No 14.7 (12.2, 17.6) 24 falling falling trend -3.3 (-4.7, -1.9)
Accomack County No 14.8 (10.4, 20.7) 7 falling falling trend -3.5 (-5.3, -1.8)
Fairfax County Yes 11.4 (10.4, 12.5) 108 falling falling trend -3.6 (-4.1, -3.1)
Hanover County Yes 14.4 (11.3, 18.0) 16 falling falling trend -3.7 (-5.5, -1.8)
Brunswick County No 15.8 (9.1, 25.9) 3 falling falling trend -3.8 (-6.6, -0.9)
Loudoun County Yes 14.2 (11.8, 17.0) 27 falling falling trend -3.8 (-5.3, -2.4)
Prince William County Yes 13.5 (11.4, 15.8) 36 falling falling trend -3.9 (-4.9, -2.9)
Campbell County Yes 12.1 (8.6, 16.6) 8 falling falling trend -3.9 (-5.9, -1.9)
Arlington County Yes 11.1 (8.8, 13.8) 18 falling falling trend -4.3 (-5.5, -3.2)
York County Yes 9.8 (6.6, 13.9) 6 falling falling trend -4.8 (-7.2, -2.4)
Alexandria City Yes 11.3 (8.6, 14.5) 13 falling falling trend -4.9 (-6.2, -3.5)
Frederick County Yes 12.6 (9.3, 16.7) 10 falling falling trend -7.3 (-12.2, -2.2)
Shenandoah County Yes 10.7 (7.3, 15.5) 6 falling falling trend -7.5 (-11.3, -3.7)
Norfolk City No 15.3 (12.9, 18.0) 30 stable stable trend -16.8 (-30.8, 0.1)
King William County No 22.0 (13.0, 34.9) 4 stable stable trend -35.5 (-73.1, 54.4)
Amelia County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Bath County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Bland County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Buckingham County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Buena Vista City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Charles City County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Covington City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Craig County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Cumberland County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Emporia City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Essex County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Falls Church City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Floyd County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Franklin City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Galax City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Giles County * * 3 or fewer * **
Goochland County * * 3 or fewer * **
Greene County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Greensville County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Highland County * * 3 or fewer ** **
King and Queen County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Lexington City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Manassas Park City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Mathews County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Norton City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Poquoson City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Radford City * * 3 or fewer ** **
Rappahannock County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Richmond County * * 3 or fewer * **
Surry County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Sussex County * * 3 or fewer ** **
Williamsburg City * * 3 or fewer * **
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/03/2016 6:04 pm.
State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).

Trend
Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version 4.2). Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.