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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 Recentaapc

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


Lexington City


Martinsville City


Greensville County


Hopewell City


Staunton City


Henry County


Bristol City


Waynesboro City


Dickenson County


King and Queen County


Floyd County


Franklin City


Madison County


Page County


Grayson County


Lee County


Nelson County


Russell County


Salem City


Amelia County


Roanoke City


Buchanan County


Essex County


Halifax County with South Boston City


Patrick County


Scott County


Smyth County


Tazewell County


Accomack County


Carroll County


Danville City


Richmond County


Wise County


Bland County


Culpeper County


James City County


King William County


Mecklenburg County


Pittsylvania County


Surry County


Sussex County


Appomattox County


Campbell County


Charlotte County


Franklin County


Lynchburg City


Middlesex County


Radford City


Shenandoah County


Warren County


Westmoreland County


Bath County


Bedford City and County


Buckingham County


Colonial Heights City


Giles County


Gloucester County


Isle of Wight County


Nottoway County


Portsmouth City


Prince Edward County


Roanoke County


Washington County


Wythe County


Brunswick County


Buena Vista City


Craig County


Dinwiddie County


Hampton City


Henrico County


Lunenburg County


Newport News City


Pulaski County


Southampton County


Cumberland County


Louisa County


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City


Amherst County


Clarke County


Botetourt County


Caroline County


Chesapeake City


Chesterfield County


Frederick County


Montgomery County


Norfolk City


Orange County


Spotsylvania County


Suffolk City


Virginia Beach City


Winchester City


Albemarle County


Emporia City


Fluvanna County


Goochland County


Harrisonburg City


New Kent County


Northampton County


Rockbridge County


Fairfax City


Fauquier County


Norton City


Greene County


Hanover County


Lancaster County


Rockingham County


Manassas City


Charlottesville City


Prince George County


Rappahannock County


Highland County


Mathews County


Charles City County


Fairfax County


Fredericksburg City


King George County


Loudoun County


Northumberland County


Prince William County


Arlington County


Poquoson City


Powhatan County


York County


Falls Church City


Stafford County


Alexandria City


Richmond City


Williamsburg City


Augusta County


Manassas Park City


Galax City


Covington City




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/25/2022 7:27 am.

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.