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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


Virginia


United States


Williamsburg City


Manassas Park City


Arlington County


Fairfax County


Alexandria City


Loudoun County


York County


Albemarle County


Falls Church City


Prince William County


Augusta County


Craig County


Northumberland County


King George County


Rappahannock County


Botetourt County


Montgomery County


Greene County


Prince George County


Fredericksburg City


Roanoke County


Highland County


Emporia City


Rockingham County


Powhatan County


Stafford County


Rockbridge County


Clarke County


James City County


Floyd County


Carroll County


Pulaski County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City


Franklin County


Southampton County


Harrisonburg City


Fauquier County


Virginia Beach City


Spotsylvania County


Manassas City


Buckingham County


Hanover County


Charlottesville City


Henrico County


Isle of Wight County


Richmond City


Chesterfield County


Fluvanna County


Mathews County


Bland County


Frederick County


Bedford City and County


Goochland County


Pittsylvania County


Dinwiddie County


Washington County


Amherst County


King William County


Charles City County


Campbell County


Henry County


Chesapeake City


Middlesex County


Winchester City


Cumberland County


Louisa County


Patrick County


Appomattox County


Culpeper County


Orange County


Poquoson City


Wythe County


Shenandoah County


New Kent County


Grayson County


Suffolk City


Caroline County


Lancaster County


Norton City


Madison County


Bath County


Hampton City


Mecklenburg County


Westmoreland County


Nottoway County


Prince Edward County


Danville City


Lunenburg County


Lee County


Radford City


Brunswick County


Charlotte County


Giles County


Page County


Newport News City


Lynchburg City


Warren County


King and Queen County


Russell County


Roanoke City


Surry County


Amelia County


Essex County


Nelson County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Northampton County


Norfolk City


Accomack County


Smyth County


Gloucester County


Scott County


Buchanan County


Buena Vista City


Wise County


Portsmouth City


Colonial Heights City


Salem City


Staunton City


Tazewell County


Richmond County


Bristol City


Fairfax City


Waynesboro City


Dickenson County


Lexington City


Sussex County


Hopewell City


Greensville County


Franklin City


Petersburg City


Martinsville City


Covington City


Galax City




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/02/2021 10:45 pm.

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

† 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.
‡ 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.
⋔ 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.

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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.