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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 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

Fairfax County

Virginia Beach City

Henrico County

Chesterfield County

Norfolk City

Chesapeake City

Prince William County

Richmond City

Newport News City

Hampton City

Roanoke City

Loudoun County

Spotsylvania County

Portsmouth City

Hanover County

Bedford City and County

Roanoke County

Stafford County

Frederick County

Pittsylvania County

Washington County

Albemarle County

Lynchburg City

Tazewell County

Suffolk City

James City County

Henry County

Augusta County

Franklin County

Wise County

Arlington County

Montgomery County

Campbell County

Fauquier County

Rockingham County

Alexandria City

Danville City

Halifax County with South Boston City

Shenandoah County

Gloucester County

Mecklenburg County

Accomack County

Smyth County

Petersburg City

Warren County

Pulaski County

Scott County

York County

Louisa County

Russell County

Orange County

Carroll County

Prince George County

Lee County

Dinwiddie County

Buchanan County

Culpeper County

Page County

Salem City

Amherst County

Waynesboro City

Staunton City

Botetourt County

Wythe County

Westmoreland County

Prince Edward County

Isle of Wight County

Martinsville City

Caroline County

Patrick County

Winchester City

Charlottesville City

Dickenson County

Hopewell City

Fluvanna County

Powhatan County

Colonial Heights City

New Kent County

Manassas City

Nelson County

Giles County

Bristol City

Harrisonburg City

Goochland County

Rockbridge County

Charlotte County

Sussex County

Grayson County

Brunswick County

Lancaster County

Southampton County

King George County

Northumberland County

Galax City

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Amelia County

Buckingham County

Appomattox County

Fredericksburg City

Fairfax City

Middlesex County

Madison County

Northampton County

Nottoway County

Essex County

Lunenburg County

Richmond County

Floyd County

Greene County

King William County

Clarke County

Mathews County

Poquoson City

Greensville County

King and Queen County

Franklin City

Covington City

Charles City County

Cumberland County

Lexington City

Radford City

Surry County

Falls Church City

Rappahannock County

Bath County

Bland County

Buena Vista City

Emporia City

Craig County Highland County Manassas Park City Norton City Williamsburg City

Created by on 10/01/2022 3:13 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 1969-2018 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.