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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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

Manassas Park City

Williamsburg City

Arlington County

Fairfax County

Alexandria City

Loudoun County

York County

Albemarle County

Rappahannock County

Bland County

Prince William County

Montgomery County

Falls Church City

Augusta County

Botetourt County

Rockbridge County

Powhatan County

Fredericksburg City

Roanoke County

Northumberland County

Prince George County

King George County

Charlottesville City

Greene County

Rockingham County

James City County

Stafford County

Clarke County

Franklin County

Mathews County

Pulaski County

Fauquier County

Harrisonburg City

Craig County

Fluvanna County

Richmond City

Virginia Beach City

Hanover County

Spotsylvania County

Carroll County

Chesterfield County

King William County

Goochland County

Henrico County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Floyd County

Manassas City

Highland County

Southampton County

Amherst County

Buckingham County

Middlesex County

Bedford City and County

Washington County

Pittsylvania County

Isle of Wight County

Frederick County

Appomattox County

Louisa County

Madison County

Winchester City

Charles City County

Culpeper County

Chesapeake City

Dinwiddie County

Nelson County

Henry County

Campbell County

New Kent County

Orange County

Emporia City

Surry County

Poquoson City

Grayson County

Suffolk City

Shenandoah County

Caroline County

Patrick County

Lunenburg County

Essex County

Wythe County

Mecklenburg County

Westmoreland County

Charlotte County

Hampton City

Radford City

Lee County

Cumberland County

Brunswick County

Northampton County

Page County

Lynchburg City

Prince Edward County

Russell County

Newport News City

Lancaster County

Warren County

Buena Vista City

Bristol City

Roanoke City

Nottoway County

Staunton City

Bath County

Buchanan County

Norfolk City

Giles County

King and Queen County

Danville City

Accomack County

Smyth County

Scott County

Amelia County

Gloucester County

Tazewell County

Portsmouth City

Richmond County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Wise County

Norton City

Colonial Heights City

Fairfax City

Waynesboro City

Salem City

Dickenson County

Sussex County

Lexington City

Greensville County

Hopewell City

Franklin City

Petersburg City

Covington City

Martinsville City

Galax City

Created by on 06/05/2023 5:32 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
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.

† 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 2030 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 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
‡ The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

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.