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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2015-2019

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

Sorted by Name

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


United States

York County

Wythe County

Wise County

Winchester City

Westmoreland County

Waynesboro City

Washington County

Warren County

Virginia Beach City

Tazewell County

Sussex County

Surry County

Suffolk City

Staunton City

Stafford County

Spotsylvania County

Southampton County

Smyth County

Shenandoah County

Scott County

Salem City

Russell County

Rockingham County

Rockbridge County

Roanoke County

Roanoke City

Richmond County

Richmond City

Rappahannock County

Radford City

Pulaski County

Prince William County

Prince George County

Prince Edward County

Powhatan County

Portsmouth City

Poquoson City

Pittsylvania County

Petersburg City

Patrick County

Page County

Orange County

Nottoway County

Northumberland County

Northampton County

Norfolk City

Newport News City

New Kent County

Nelson County

Montgomery County

Middlesex County

Mecklenburg County

Mathews County

Martinsville City

Manassas City

Madison County

Lynchburg City

Lunenburg County

Louisa County

Loudoun County

Lexington City

Lee County

Lancaster County

King and Queen County

King William County

King George County

James City County

Isle of Wight County

Hopewell City

Henry County

Henrico County

Harrisonburg City

Hanover County

Hampton City

Halifax County with South Boston City

Greensville County

Greene County

Grayson County

Goochland County

Gloucester County

Giles County

Galax City

Fredericksburg City

Frederick County

Franklin County

Franklin City

Fluvanna County

Floyd County

Fauquier County

Falls Church City

Fairfax County

Fairfax City

Essex County

Emporia City

Dinwiddie County

Dickenson County

Danville City

Cumberland County

Culpeper County

Covington City

Colonial Heights City

Clarke County

Chesterfield County

Chesapeake City

Charlottesville City

Charlotte County

Charles City County

Carroll County

Caroline County

Campbell County

Buena Vista City

Buckingham County

Buchanan County

Brunswick County

Bristol City

Botetourt County

Bland County

Bedford City and County

Bath County

Augusta County

Arlington County

Appomattox County

Amherst County

Amelia County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Alexandria City

Albemarle County

Accomack County

Craig County Highland County Manassas Park City Norton City Williamsburg City

Created by on 08/19/2022 10:31 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.

Data for the following has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of estimates:
Craig, Highland, Manassas Park City, Norton, Williamsburg

† 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.
* 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).

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.