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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 Rate

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

Arlington County

Fairfax County

Loudoun County

Alexandria City

Albemarle County

Rockbridge County

York County

Rappahannock County

Falls Church City

Prince William County

James City County

Rockingham County

Augusta County

Clarke County

Roanoke County

Culpeper County

Fluvanna County

Goochland County

Charlottesville City

Montgomery County

Amherst County

Cumberland County

Richmond City

Isle of Wight County

Harrisonburg City

Botetourt County

Floyd County

Surry County

Chesterfield County

Northumberland County

Fredericksburg City

Radford City

Virginia Beach City

Powhatan County

Suffolk City

Stafford County

Fauquier County

Henrico County

Hanover County

Spotsylvania County

Orange County

Frederick County

Franklin County

Greene County

Louisa County

Bedford City and County

Chesapeake City

Carroll County

Campbell County

Charles City County

Poquoson City

Fairfax City

King William County

Winchester City

King George County

Greensville County

Southampton County

Staunton City

Madison County

Appomattox County

Buckingham County

Wythe County

Grayson County

Nelson County

Essex County

Brunswick County

Newport News City

Hampton City

Manassas City

Pittsylvania County

Lynchburg City

Mathews County

Caroline County

Shenandoah County

Pulaski County

Henry County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City

Russell County

Nottoway County

Norfolk City

Bristol City

Prince George County

Lunenburg County

Washington County

Patrick County

New Kent County

Middlesex County

Franklin City

Buena Vista City

Warren County

Buchanan County

Emporia City

Danville City

Hopewell City

Giles County

Accomack County

Lancaster County

Portsmouth City

Roanoke City

King and Queen County

Salem City

Richmond County

Amelia County

Dinwiddie County

Page County

Northampton County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Mecklenburg County

Gloucester County

Lee County

Colonial Heights City

Westmoreland County

Tazewell County

Dickenson County

Waynesboro City

Bath County

Smyth County

Prince Edward County

Scott County

Norton City

Charlotte County

Wise County

Lexington City

Covington City

Petersburg City

Martinsville City

Sussex County

Galax City

Bland County Craig County Highland County Manassas Park City Williamsburg City

Created by on 09/27/2023 12:21 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.

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.