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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 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


King George County


Prince William County


Greene County


Montgomery County


Augusta County


Rockbridge County


Fredericksburg City


Botetourt County


Roanoke County


Craig County


Powhatan County


Rockingham County


Northumberland County


Prince George County


James City County


Stafford County


Floyd County


Emporia City


Southampton County


Rappahannock County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City


Franklin County


Clarke County


Carroll County


Fauquier County


Pulaski County


Highland County


Harrisonburg City


Virginia Beach City


Spotsylvania County


Goochland County


Henrico County


Isle of Wight County


Manassas City


Hanover County


Amherst County


Richmond City


Pittsylvania County


Fluvanna County


Washington County


Frederick County


Chesterfield County


Henry County


Charlottesville City


Dinwiddie County


Madison County


Bland County


Buckingham County


Cumberland County


Bedford City and County


Poquoson City


Mathews County


Grayson County


Winchester City


Appomattox County


Campbell County


Patrick County


Chesapeake City


Orange County


Charles City County


Lancaster County


Culpeper County


Suffolk City


Wythe County


Shenandoah County


Caroline County


King William County


Louisa County


Middlesex County


New Kent County


Norton City


Hampton City


Lunenburg County


Mecklenburg County


Danville City


Russell County


Prince Edward County


King and Queen County


Lee County


Surry County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Nelson County


Northampton County


Westmoreland County


Charlotte County


Essex County


Amelia County


Giles County


Nottoway County


Bath County


Brunswick County


Lynchburg City


Roanoke City


Radford City


Newport News City


Accomack County


Warren County


Buchanan County


Page County


Norfolk City


Gloucester County


Smyth County


Scott County


Wise County


Staunton City


Colonial Heights City


Tazewell County


Portsmouth City


Buena Vista City


Salem City


Fairfax City


Bristol City


Dickenson County


Richmond County


Waynesboro City


Sussex County


Lexington City


Hopewell City


Franklin City


Greensville County


Petersburg City


Covington City


Martinsville City


Galax City




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/23/2021 4:02 am.

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.