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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


Virginia


United States


Galax City


Martinsville City


Covington City


Petersburg City


Franklin City


Hopewell City


Greensville County


Lexington City


Sussex County


Dickenson County


Salem City


Waynesboro City


Fairfax City


Colonial Heights City


Norton City


Wise County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Richmond County


Portsmouth City


Tazewell County


Gloucester County


Amelia County


Scott County


Smyth County


Accomack County


Danville City


King and Queen County


Giles County


Norfolk City


Buchanan County


Bath County


Staunton City


Nottoway County


Roanoke City


Bristol City


Buena Vista City


Warren County


Lancaster County


Newport News City


Russell County


Prince Edward County


Lynchburg City


Page County


Northampton County


Brunswick County


Cumberland County


Lee County


Radford City


Hampton City


Charlotte County


Westmoreland County


Mecklenburg County


Wythe County


Essex County


Lunenburg County


Patrick County


Caroline County


Shenandoah County


Suffolk City


Grayson County


Poquoson City


Surry County


Emporia City


Orange County


New Kent County


Campbell County


Henry County


Nelson County


Dinwiddie County


Chesapeake City


Culpeper County


Charles City County


Winchester City


Madison County


Louisa County


Appomattox County


Frederick County


Isle of Wight County


Pittsylvania County


Washington County


Bedford City and County


Middlesex County


Buckingham County


Amherst County


Southampton County


Highland County


Manassas City


Floyd County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City


Henrico County


Goochland County


King William County


Chesterfield County


Carroll County


Spotsylvania County


Hanover County


Virginia Beach City


Richmond City


Fluvanna County


Craig County


Harrisonburg City


Fauquier County


Pulaski County


Mathews County


Franklin County


Clarke County


Stafford County


James City County


Rockingham County


Greene County


Charlottesville City


King George County


Prince George County


Northumberland County


Roanoke County


Fredericksburg City


Powhatan County


Rockbridge County


Botetourt County


Augusta County


Falls Church City


Montgomery County


Prince William County


Bland County


Rappahannock County


Albemarle County


York County


Loudoun County


Alexandria City


Fairfax County


Arlington County


Williamsburg City


Manassas Park City




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/26/2022 11:54 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 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.
⋔ 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.

Healthy People 2030 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.