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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Lung & Bronchus, 2014-2018

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

Sorted by Count

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

Emporia City

Buena Vista City

Falls Church City

Bath County

Bland County

Charles City County

Rappahannock County

Lexington City

Cumberland County

Radford City

Poquoson City

Surry County

Franklin City

Covington City

King and Queen County

Clarke County

Mathews County

Greensville County

King William County

Fairfax City

Greene County

Lunenburg County

Richmond County

Nottoway County

Floyd County

Madison County

Essex County

Charlotte County

Middlesex County

Northumberland County

Appomattox County

Buckingham County

King George County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Northampton County

Amelia County

Galax City

Grayson County

Southampton County

Fredericksburg City

Lancaster County

New Kent County

Brunswick County

Sussex County

Giles County

Harrisonburg City

Rockbridge County

Fluvanna County

Goochland County

Manassas City

Winchester City

Charlottesville City

Nelson County

Caroline County

Colonial Heights City

Dickenson County

Powhatan County

Prince Edward County

Isle of Wight County

Martinsville City

Bristol City

Patrick County

Botetourt County

Westmoreland County

Hopewell City

Page County

Waynesboro City

Staunton City

Prince George County

Wythe County

Dinwiddie County

Amherst County

Buchanan County

Salem City

Lee County

Russell County

Carroll County

Orange County

York County

Scott County

Culpeper County

Pulaski County

Louisa County

Warren County

Petersburg City

Gloucester County

Mecklenburg County

Alexandria City

Smyth County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Accomack County

Shenandoah County

Danville City

Fauquier County

Wise County

Montgomery County

Arlington County

Campbell County

Rockingham County

Henry County

Tazewell County

Franklin County

Suffolk City

Augusta County

James City County

Washington County

Pittsylvania County

Lynchburg City

Albemarle County

Frederick County

Stafford County

Roanoke County

Bedford City and County

Hanover County

Spotsylvania County

Portsmouth City

Loudoun County

Roanoke City

Hampton City

Newport News City

Richmond City

Chesapeake City

Prince William County

Norfolk City

Chesterfield County

Henrico County

Virginia Beach City

Fairfax County

Craig County Highland County Manassas Park City Norton City Williamsburg City

Created by on 07/30/2021 6:26 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 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 1969-2017 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.

* 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.