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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

White Non-Hispanic, Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

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 (6)

Petersburg City

Galax City

Covington City

Martinsville City

Hopewell City

Sussex County

Lexington City

Waynesboro City

Dickenson County

Danville City

Fairfax City

Salem City

Norton City

Colonial Heights City

Amelia County

Wise County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Tazewell County

Gloucester County

Greensville County

Smyth County

Roanoke City

Buena Vista City

Scott County

Giles County

Buchanan County

Staunton City

Bristol City

Surry County

Accomack County

Caroline County

Portsmouth City

Russell County

Warren County

Nottoway County

Richmond County

King and Queen County

Page County

Westmoreland County

Lancaster County

Lee County

Hampton City

Radford City

Charlotte County

Franklin City

Bath County

Norfolk City

Wythe County

Henry County

Patrick County

Essex County

Shenandoah County

New Kent County

Newport News City

Grayson County

Poquoson City

Chesapeake City

Prince Edward County

Brunswick County

Louisa County

Manassas City

Lunenburg County

Nelson County

Isle of Wight County

Middlesex County

Dinwiddie County

Northampton County

Frederick County

Winchester City

Culpeper County

Mecklenburg County

Lynchburg City

Buckingham County

Madison County

Campbell County

Orange County

Cumberland County

Appomattox County

Pittsylvania County

Washington County

Suffolk City

Bedford City and County

Highland County

Henrico County

Spotsylvania County

Charles City County

King William County

Virginia Beach City

Chesterfield County

Floyd County

Amherst County

Carroll County

Stafford County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Fauquier County

Hanover County

Craig County

Mathews County

Fluvanna County

Pulaski County

Southampton County

Clarke County

Rockingham County

Franklin County

Harrisonburg City

Prince George County

Greene County

Goochland County

Fredericksburg City

Roanoke County

Prince William County

Augusta County

James City County

King George County

Powhatan County

Rockbridge County

Charlottesville City

Montgomery County

Botetourt County

York County

Bland County

Loudoun County

Falls Church City

Rappahannock County

Northumberland County

Albemarle County

Fairfax County

Richmond City

Emporia City

Arlington County

Alexandria City

Manassas Park City

Williamsburg City

Created by on 06/19/2024 6:17 pm.

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.

6 Hispanic mortality recent trend data for the United States has been excluded for the following states: Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma. The data on Hispanic and non-Hispanic mortality for these states may be unreliable for the time period used in the generation of the recent trend (1990 - 2020) and has been excluded from the calculation of the United States recent trend. This was based on the NCHS Policy.

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.