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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2016-2020

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

Sorted by CI*Rank

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 25.1 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

Galax City

Sussex County

Martinsville City

Petersburg City

Covington City

Lexington City

Wise County

Charlotte County

Norton City

Scott County

Prince Edward County

Smyth County

Bath County

Waynesboro City

Dickenson County

Tazewell County

Westmoreland County

Colonial Heights City

Lee County

Gloucester County

Mecklenburg County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Northampton County

Page County

Dinwiddie County

Amelia County

Richmond County

Salem City

King and Queen County

Roanoke City

Portsmouth City

Lancaster County

Accomack County

Giles County

Hopewell City

Danville City

Emporia City

Buchanan County

Warren County

Buena Vista City

Franklin City

Middlesex County

New Kent County

Patrick County

Washington County

Lunenburg County

Prince George County

Bristol City

Norfolk City

Nottoway County

Russell County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Henry County

Pulaski County

Shenandoah County

Caroline County

Mathews County

Lynchburg City

Pittsylvania County

Manassas City

Hampton City

Newport News City

Brunswick County

Essex County

Nelson County

Grayson County

Wythe County

Buckingham County

Appomattox County

Madison County

Staunton City

Southampton County

Greensville County

King George County

Winchester City

King William County

Fairfax City

Poquoson City

Charles City County

Campbell County

Carroll County

Chesapeake City

Bedford City and County

Louisa County

Greene County

Franklin County

Frederick County

Orange County

Spotsylvania County

Hanover County

Henrico County

Fauquier County

Stafford County

Suffolk City

Powhatan County

Virginia Beach City

Radford City

Fredericksburg City

Northumberland County

Chesterfield County

Surry County

Floyd County

Botetourt County

Harrisonburg City

Isle of Wight County

Richmond City

Cumberland County

Amherst County

Montgomery County

Charlottesville City

Goochland County

Fluvanna County

Culpeper County

Roanoke County

Clarke County

Augusta County

Rockingham County

James City County

Prince William County

Falls Church City

Rappahannock County

York County

Rockbridge County

Albemarle County

Alexandria City

Loudoun County

Fairfax County

Arlington County

Bland County Craig County Highland County Manassas Park City Williamsburg City

Created by on 06/03/2023 5:18 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.

* 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.