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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Pancreas, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of *** 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

Franklin City

Falls Church City

Fluvanna County

Prince Edward County

Winchester City

Grayson County

Smyth County

Petersburg City

Caroline County

Manassas City

Norfolk City

Amelia County

Hopewell City

Dickenson County

Page County

Roanoke City

Portsmouth City

Gloucester County

Wythe County

Orange County

Fairfax City

Halifax County with South Boston City

Westmoreland County

Suffolk City

Culpeper County

Appomattox County

Campbell County

Patrick County

Chesapeake City

Shenandoah County

Stafford County

Dinwiddie County

Harrisonburg City

Salem City

Henrico County

Amherst County

Hampton City

Wise County

Spotsylvania County

Goochland County

Tazewell County

Southampton County

Loudoun County

Richmond City

Frederick County

Chesterfield County

York County

Russell County

Newport News City

James City County

Albemarle County

Danville City

Augusta County

Isle of Wight County

Fauquier County

Powhatan County

Mecklenburg County

Virginia Beach City

Hanover County

Washington County

Roanoke County

Alexandria City

Henry County

Pulaski County

Arlington County

Waynesboro City

Bedford City and County

Lynchburg City

Staunton City

Lee County

Louisa County

Pittsylvania County

Rockbridge County

Charlottesville City

Scott County

Buchanan County

Franklin County

Fairfax County

Montgomery County

Prince William County

Warren County

Rockingham County

Carroll County

Accomack County

Botetourt County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City Bath County Bland County Bristol City Brunswick County Buckingham County Buena Vista City Charles City County Charlotte County Clarke County Colonial Heights City Covington City Craig County Cumberland County Emporia City Essex County Floyd County Fredericksburg City Galax City Giles County Greene County Greensville County Highland County King George County King William County King and Queen County Lancaster County Lexington City Lunenburg County Madison County Manassas Park City Martinsville City Mathews County Middlesex County Nelson County New Kent County Northampton County Northumberland County Norton City Nottoway County Poquoson City Prince George County Radford City Rappahannock County Richmond County Surry County Sussex County Williamsburg City

Created by on 12/04/2023 2:10 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.

*** No Healthy People 2030 Objective for this cancer.
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.

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.