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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

White (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

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


Petersburg City


Galax City


Covington City


Martinsville City


Greensville County


Hopewell City


Sussex County


Lexington City


Waynesboro City


Dickenson County


Bristol City


Surry County


Tazewell County


Buena Vista City


Salem City


Staunton City


Fairfax City


Colonial Heights City


Franklin City


Richmond County


Buchanan County


Wise County


Scott County


Gloucester County


Amelia County


Danville City


Smyth County


Portsmouth City


Charlotte County


Roanoke City


Giles County


Accomack County


Russell County


Radford City


Warren County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Page County


Lee County


Nelson County


Essex County


Norfolk City


Westmoreland County


Northampton County


Nottoway County


Norton City


King and Queen County


Hampton City


Caroline County


Newport News City


Grayson County


Prince Edward County


Brunswick County


Madison County


Shenandoah County


Lunenburg County


Henry County


Wythe County


New Kent County


Middlesex County


Louisa County


Poquoson City


Mecklenburg County


Chesapeake City


Winchester City


Culpeper County


Lancaster County


Patrick County


Lynchburg City


Dinwiddie County


King William County


Suffolk City


Bath County


Charles City County


Isle of Wight County


Bland County


Campbell County


Henrico County


Washington County


Appomattox County


Orange County


Amherst County


Frederick County


Pittsylvania County


Buckingham County


Bedford City and County


Spotsylvania County


Chesterfield County


Mathews County


Virginia Beach City


Fluvanna County


Manassas City


Goochland County


Hanover County


Fauquier County


Stafford County


Franklin County


Floyd County


Charlottesville City


Carroll County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City


Rockbridge County


Harrisonburg City


Prince George County


Cumberland County


Pulaski County


Clarke County


Rockingham County


Highland County


James City County


Montgomery County


Roanoke County


Rappahannock County


Greene County


Powhatan County


Fredericksburg City


Augusta County


Southampton County


Craig County


Botetourt County


Prince William County


King George County


Falls Church City


York County


Loudoun County


Northumberland County


Albemarle County


Richmond City


Fairfax County


Alexandria City


Arlington County


Emporia City


Manassas Park City


Williamsburg City




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/30/2022 9:46 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.