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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, Ages 50+

Sorted by Count

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

Highland County

Manassas Park City

Norton City

Emporia City

Craig County

Williamsburg City

Bath County

Bland County

Buena Vista City

Falls Church City

Surry County

Lexington City

Rappahannock County

King and Queen County

Charles City County

Covington City

Radford City

Cumberland County

Poquoson City

Franklin City

Mathews County

Richmond County

Greensville County

Greene County

Sussex County

Essex County

Clarke County

Lunenburg County

Madison County

King William County

Fredericksburg City

King George County

Amelia County

Charlotte County

Floyd County

Galax City

Appomattox County

Buckingham County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Southampton County

Middlesex County

Nottoway County

Northampton County

Northumberland County

Grayson County

New Kent County

Lancaster County

Brunswick County

Dickenson County

Giles County

Nelson County

Manassas City

Prince Edward County

Colonial Heights City

Powhatan County

Patrick County

Bristol City

Martinsville City

Winchester City

Goochland County

Fairfax City

Prince George County

Dinwiddie County

Rockbridge County

Westmoreland County

Harrisonburg City

Fluvanna County

Caroline County

Charlottesville City

Waynesboro City

Buchanan County

Hopewell City

Lee County

Page County

Botetourt County

Salem City

Scott County

Staunton City

Amherst County

Wythe County

Russell County

Carroll County

Isle of Wight County

Pulaski County

Louisa County

Orange County

Warren County

Smyth County

Mecklenburg County

York County

Wise County

Culpeper County

Gloucester County

Petersburg City

Accomack County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Danville City

Shenandoah County

Montgomery County

Fauquier County

Tazewell County

Campbell County

Franklin County

Washington County

Henry County

Pittsylvania County

Augusta County

Alexandria City

Lynchburg City

Rockingham County

Suffolk City

Stafford County

Frederick County

Albemarle County

James City County

Bedford City and County

Arlington County

Roanoke County

Hanover County

Spotsylvania County

Portsmouth City

Roanoke City

Hampton City

Newport News City

Loudoun County

Richmond City

Chesapeake City

Norfolk City

Prince William County

Chesterfield County

Henrico County

Virginia Beach City

Fairfax County

Created by on 09/24/2022 7:03 pm.

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.

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.