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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

Black (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

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


Fairfax City


Franklin City


Martinsville City


Greensville County


Lynchburg City


Colonial Heights City


Orange County


Hopewell City


Petersburg City


Richmond County


Nelson County


Northampton County


Norfolk City


Essex County


King and Queen County


Sussex County


Newport News City


Portsmouth City


Mecklenburg County


Winchester City


Bedford City and County


Cumberland County


Lancaster County


Accomack County


Lunenburg County


Pulaski County


Prince Edward County


Gloucester County


Mathews County


Appomattox County


Madison County


Manassas City


Westmoreland County


Brunswick County


Salem City


Goochland County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Harrisonburg City


Northumberland County


James City County


Suffolk City


Staunton City


Richmond City


Charlottesville City


Campbell County


Nottoway County


Roanoke City


Hampton City


Powhatan County


Albemarle County


Amherst County


Franklin County


Hanover County


Culpeper County


Warren County


Chesterfield County


Southampton County


Fauquier County


New Kent County


Amelia County


Danville City


Caroline County


Fluvanna County


Charles City County


King William County


Virginia Beach City


Emporia City


Pittsylvania County


Frederick County


Chesapeake City


Charlotte County


Surry County


King George County


Louisa County


Alexandria City


Dinwiddie County


Buckingham County


Fredericksburg City


Henrico County


Loudoun County


Prince William County


Roanoke County


Waynesboro City


Montgomery County


Isle of Wight County


Middlesex County


Spotsylvania County


Stafford County


Henry County


Fairfax County


Arlington County


Prince George County


York County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City Augusta County Bath County Bland County Botetourt County Bristol City Buchanan County Buena Vista City Carroll County Clarke County Covington City Craig County Dickenson County Falls Church City Floyd County Galax City Giles County Grayson County Greene County Highland County Lee County Lexington City Manassas Park City Norton City Page County Patrick County Poquoson City Radford City Rappahannock County Rockbridge County Rockingham County Russell County Scott County Shenandoah County Smyth County Tazewell County Washington County Williamsburg City Wise County Wythe County

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/19/2022 4:54 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Alleghany and Clifton Forge, Augusta, Bath, Bland, Botetourt, Bristol, Buchanan, Buena Vista, Carroll, Clarke, Covington, Craig, Dickenson, Falls Church, Floyd, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Greene, Highland, Lee, Lexington, Manassas Park City, Norton, Page, Patrick, Poquoson City, Radford, Rappahannock, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Williamsburg, Wise, Wythe

† 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.
⋔ 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.

* 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).


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.