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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, Ages <65

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Covington City

Martinsville City

Petersburg City

Galax City

Dickenson County

Franklin City

Hopewell City

Lexington City

Sussex County

King and Queen County

Buchanan County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Cumberland County

Danville City

Waynesboro City

Colonial Heights City

Wise County

Tazewell County

Bristol City

Brunswick County

Scott County

Madison County

Norton City

Smyth County

Staunton City

Portsmouth City

Northampton County

Greensville County

Russell County

Prince Edward County

Norfolk City

Henry County

Roanoke City

Wythe County

Nottoway County

Bath County

Surry County

Accomack County

Patrick County

Emporia City

Salem City

Amelia County

Page County

Lunenburg County

Lee County

Gloucester County

Essex County

Goochland County

Fairfax City

Craig County

Giles County

Lancaster County

Grayson County

Westmoreland County

Lynchburg City

Mecklenburg County

Appomattox County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Richmond County

Hampton City

Floyd County

Pittsylvania County

Suffolk City

Shenandoah County

Newport News City

Middlesex County

Warren County

Caroline County

Washington County

Pulaski County

Nelson County

Charles City County

Frederick County

Campbell County

King William County

New Kent County

Radford City

Dinwiddie County

Amherst County

Winchester City

Orange County

Poquoson City

Richmond City

Southampton County

Fredericksburg City

Louisa County

Chesapeake City

Charlotte County

Carroll County

Fauquier County

Franklin County

Isle of Wight County

Spotsylvania County

Buckingham County

Hanover County

Bedford City and County

Manassas City

Virginia Beach City

Fluvanna County

Culpeper County

Rockingham County

King George County

Henrico County

Clarke County

Chesterfield County

Powhatan County

Roanoke County

Stafford County

James City County

Greene County

Rockbridge County

Montgomery County

Prince George County

Northumberland County

Bland County

Harrisonburg City

Mathews County

Augusta County

Charlottesville City

Prince William County

York County

Albemarle County

Rappahannock County

Botetourt County

Loudoun County

Fairfax County

Alexandria City

Arlington County

Falls Church City

Buena Vista City Highland County Manassas Park City Williamsburg City

Created by on 02/21/2024 7:43 am.

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.
⋔ 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.

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).

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.
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.