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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 0.0 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

Other Notes

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


United States

Galax City

Covington City

Martinsville City

Petersburg City

Franklin City

Greensville County

Hopewell City

Sussex County

Lexington City

Dickenson County

Waynesboro City

Fairfax City

Bristol City

Richmond County

Tazewell County

Staunton City

Salem City

Colonial Heights City

Portsmouth City

Wise County

Buena Vista City

Buchanan County

Scott County

Gloucester County

Smyth County

Accomack County

Norfolk City

Northampton County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Nelson County

Essex County

Amelia County

Surry County

Roanoke City

Russell County

King and Queen County

Warren County

Lynchburg City

Newport News City

Page County

Giles County

Charlotte County

Brunswick County

Radford City

Lee County

Lunenburg County

Danville City

Prince Edward County

Nottoway County

Westmoreland County

Mecklenburg County

Hampton City

Bath County

Madison County

Norton City

Lancaster County

Caroline County

Suffolk City

Grayson County

New Kent County

Shenandoah County

Wythe County

Poquoson City

Orange County

Culpeper County

Appomattox County

Patrick County

Louisa County

Cumberland County

Winchester City

Middlesex County

Chesapeake City

Henry County

Campbell County

Charles City County

King William County

Amherst County

Washington County

Dinwiddie County

Pittsylvania County

Goochland County

Bedford City and County

Frederick County

Bland County

Mathews County

Fluvanna County

Chesterfield County

Richmond City

Isle of Wight County

Henrico County

Charlottesville City

Hanover County

Buckingham County

Manassas City

Spotsylvania County

Virginia Beach City

Fauquier County

Harrisonburg City

Southampton County

Franklin County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Pulaski County

Carroll County

Floyd County

James City County

Clarke County

Rockbridge County

Stafford County

Powhatan County

Rockingham County

Emporia City

Highland County

Roanoke County

Fredericksburg City

Prince George County

Greene County

Montgomery County

Botetourt County

Rappahannock County

King George County

Northumberland County

Craig County

Augusta County

Prince William County

Falls Church City

Albemarle County

York County

Loudoun County

Alexandria City

Fairfax County

Arlington County

Manassas Park City

Williamsburg City

Created by on 05/19/2022 10:18 am.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.

Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer incidence statistics. When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

When displaying county information, the CI*Rank for the state is not shown because it's not comparable. To see the state CI*Rank please view the statistics at the US By State level.