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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2009 - 2013

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

Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-2
Reduce the lung cancer death rate

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 45.5 is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Death Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The death rate is based upon 100,000 people and is for 5 year(s). Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population (the Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal).

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC:

AAPC (95% Confidence Interval) - The Average Annual Percent Change is the change in rate over time. These AAPCs are based upon APCs that were calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version

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Other Notes

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Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

Virginia (State)

United States

Lee County

Buena Vista City

Martinsville City

Smyth County

Accomack County

Bristol City

Wise County

Northampton County

Gloucester County

Dickenson County

Sussex County

King and Queen County

Petersburg City

New Kent County

Scott County

Radford City

Hopewell City

Covington City

Amelia County

Russell County

Roanoke City

Clarke County

Caroline County

Tazewell County

Emporia City

Giles County

Mecklenburg County

Grayson County

Nelson County

Washington County

Essex County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Portsmouth City

Middlesex County

Page County

Louisa County

Cumberland County

Pulaski County

Lunenburg County

Richmond City

Newport News City

Warren County

Buchanan County

Hampton City

Danville City

Charles City County

King George County

Carroll County

Charlottesville City

Pittsylvania County

Dinwiddie County

Henry County

Staunton City

Shenandoah County

Culpeper County

Orange County

Bland County

Buckingham County

Craig County

Appomattox County

Surry County

Norfolk City

Greensville County

Hanover County

Stafford County

Spotsylvania County

Lynchburg City

Frederick County

Nottoway County

Northumberland County

Westmoreland County

Winchester City

Amherst County

Chesapeake City

Powhatan County

Salem City

Waynesboro City

Lancaster County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Fredericksburg City

Prince George County

Patrick County

Harrisonburg City

Wythe County

Suffolk City

King William County

Isle of Wight County

Southampton County

Mathews County

Franklin City

Chesterfield County

Colonial Heights City

Madison County

Campbell County

Virginia Beach City

Brunswick County

Henrico County

Augusta County

Prince Edward County

Bedford City and County

Richmond County

Goochland County

Poquoson City

Greene County

Franklin County

Roanoke County

Charlotte County

Manassas Park City

Botetourt County

Montgomery County

Bath County

Fauquier County

Rappahannock County

Prince William County

Fairfax City

Fluvanna County

Rockingham County

Floyd County

Manassas City

Rockbridge County

York County

Galax City

Loudoun County

Albemarle County

James City County

Williamsburg City

Alexandria City

Arlington County

Fairfax County

Falls Church City

Highland County

Lexington City

Norton City

Created by on 10/22/2016 1:52 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).

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 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 1969-2014 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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