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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), Male, 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


Williamsburg City


Manassas Park City


Arlington County


Fairfax County


York County


Loudoun County


Alexandria City


Prince William County


Albemarle County


Fredericksburg City


Northumberland County


Powhatan County


Botetourt County


Prince George County


Stafford County


Augusta County


Rockbridge County


Bath County


Manassas City


Fauquier County


Roanoke County


Fluvanna County


Greene County


Rockingham County


Montgomery County


Carroll County


King George County


James City County


Spotsylvania County


Clarke County


Falls Church City


Franklin County


Frederick County


Emporia City


Rappahannock County


Pulaski County


Virginia Beach City


Highland County


Hanover County


Southampton County


Craig County


Charlottesville City


Henrico County


Richmond City


Harrisonburg City


Grayson County


Bland County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City


Chesterfield County


Louisa County


Washington County


Caroline County


Winchester City


Floyd County


Amherst County


Bedford City and County


Campbell County


New Kent County


Chesapeake City


Poquoson City


Charles City County


Lee County


Henry County


Appomattox County


Isle of Wight County


Pittsylvania County


Mathews County


Shenandoah County


King William County


Lancaster County


Dinwiddie County


Wythe County


Culpeper County


Cumberland County


Patrick County


Orange County


Middlesex County


Suffolk City


King and Queen County


Accomack County


Goochland County


Nottoway County


Westmoreland County


Charlotte County


Madison County


Buena Vista City


Buckingham County


Roanoke City


Scott County


Mecklenburg County


Lunenburg County


Giles County


Hampton City


Page County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Essex County


Radford City


Buchanan County


Brunswick County


Newport News City


Wise County


Amelia County


Gloucester County


Warren County


Prince Edward County


Sussex County


Surry County


Russell County


Lynchburg City


Smyth County


Norfolk City


Portsmouth City


Nelson County


Norton City


Staunton City


Salem City


Danville City


Waynesboro City


Tazewell County


Colonial Heights City


Fairfax City


Dickenson County


Richmond County


Bristol City


Greensville County


Northampton County


Hopewell City


Lexington City


Franklin City


Petersburg City


Martinsville City


Covington City


Galax City




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/30/2022 12:49 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.

* 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).


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.