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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Recentaapc

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

Martinsville City

Halifax County with South Boston City

Fredericksburg City

Dickenson County

Floyd County

Greensville County

Henry County

Hopewell City

Page County

Staunton City

Waynesboro City

Salem City

Grayson County

Lee County

Patrick County

Russell County

Carroll County

Nelson County

Scott County

Smyth County

Buchanan County

Madison County

Tazewell County

Amelia County

Danville City

King and Queen County

Shenandoah County

Wise County

Appomattox County

Colonial Heights City

Franklin City

Giles County

Lunenburg County

Petersburg City

Richmond County

Roanoke City

Roanoke County

Bath County

Craig County

Gloucester County

James City County

Lynchburg City

Mecklenburg County

Nottoway County

Pittsylvania County

Prince Edward County

Warren County

Wythe County

Accomack County

Bedford City and County

Bland County

Campbell County

Cumberland County

Franklin County

Lexington City

Portsmouth City

Radford City

Washington County

Buckingham County

Culpeper County

Essex County

Newport News City

Northampton County

Norton City

Pulaski County

Charlotte County

Dinwiddie County

Hampton City

Louisa County

Middlesex County

Orange County

Botetourt County

Buena Vista City

Frederick County

Henrico County

Sussex County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Amherst County

Augusta County

Caroline County

Chesterfield County

Fairfax City

Harrisonburg City

Isle of Wight County

King William County

Virginia Beach City

Westmoreland County

Winchester City

Albemarle County

Chesapeake City

Clarke County

Fluvanna County

New Kent County

Norfolk City

Rockingham County

Southampton County

Spotsylvania County

Surry County

Charles City County

Greene County

Hanover County

Lancaster County

Manassas City

Montgomery County

Rockbridge County

Suffolk City

Fauquier County

Goochland County

Brunswick County

Charlottesville City

Highland County

King George County

Emporia City

Mathews County

Northumberland County

Prince George County

Rappahannock County

Falls Church City

Poquoson City

Arlington County

Prince William County

Fairfax County

Loudoun County

Powhatan County

Alexandria City

Stafford County

York County

Richmond City

Williamsburg City

Manassas Park City

Bristol City

Covington City

Galax City

Created by on 05/25/2024 3:09 am.

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.

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.