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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Colon & Rectum, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Recentaapc

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 74.4 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

Arlington County

York County

Alexandria City

Loudoun County

Fairfax County

Prince William County

Brunswick County

Hanover County

Charlottesville City

Gloucester County

Augusta County

Norfolk City

Virginia Beach City

Goochland County

Hampton City

Chesapeake City

Winchester City

Franklin County

Harrisonburg City

Lynchburg City

Amherst County

Chesterfield County

Newport News City

Petersburg City

Prince George County

Rockbridge County

Orange County

Richmond City

Rockingham County

Stafford County

Warren County

Wythe County

Accomack County

Fauquier County

Henrico County

Roanoke County

Spotsylvania County

Suffolk City

Albemarle County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Isle of Wight County

Mecklenburg County

Bedford City and County

Campbell County

Colonial Heights City

King William County

Roanoke City

Westmoreland County

Botetourt County

Culpeper County

Lancaster County

Portsmouth City

Scott County

Frederick County

Montgomery County

Washington County

Dinwiddie County

Henry County

Louisa County

Carroll County

Lee County

Russell County

Pittsylvania County

Salem City

Grayson County

Tazewell County

Fairfax City

Halifax County with South Boston City

Nottoway County

Pulaski County

Waynesboro City

Prince Edward County

Staunton City

Smyth County

Wise County

Hopewell City

Charlotte County

Danville City

Buchanan County

Martinsville City

Page County

Shenandoah County

Giles County

Appomattox County

Caroline County

Cumberland County

Dickenson County

Floyd County

Fluvanna County

Greensville County

James City County

King George County

Manassas City

New Kent County

Northampton County

Northumberland County

Patrick County

Powhatan County

Richmond County

Amelia County Bath County Bland County Bristol City Buckingham County Buena Vista City Charles City County Clarke County Covington City Craig County Emporia City Essex County Falls Church City Franklin City Fredericksburg City Galax City Greene County Highland County King and Queen County Lexington City Lunenburg County Madison County Manassas Park City Mathews County Middlesex County Nelson County Norton City Poquoson City Radford City Rappahannock County Southampton County Surry County Sussex County Williamsburg City

Created by on 02/29/2024 11:28 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.

* 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.
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.