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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Breast, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages

Sorted by CI*Rank

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

Smyth County

Arlington County

Albemarle County

Amherst County

Pulaski County

Montgomery County

Rockbridge County

Washington County

Augusta County

Fairfax County

Fluvanna County

Loudoun County

Goochland County

Orange County

Westmoreland County

Stafford County

Isle of Wight County

Gloucester County

Alexandria City

Prince William County

Harrisonburg City

Botetourt County

Rockingham County

Wythe County

Manassas City

Warren County

Pittsylvania County

Scott County

Lee County

Page County

Roanoke City

Bedford City and County

Hanover County

Franklin County

James City County

Henry County

Mecklenburg County

Chesterfield County

Virginia Beach City

Powhatan County

Staunton City

Henrico County

York County

Fauquier County

Buchanan County

Roanoke County

Hampton City

Campbell County

Portsmouth City

Giles County

Caroline County

Lynchburg City

Chesapeake City

Norfolk City

Newport News City

Fredericksburg City

Charlottesville City

Winchester City

Spotsylvania County

Russell County

Danville City

Richmond City

Waynesboro City

Culpeper County

Frederick County

Suffolk City

Wise County

Accomack County

Tazewell County

Louisa County

Salem City

Shenandoah County

Greene County

Dinwiddie County

Fairfax City

Bristol City

Martinsville City

Colonial Heights City

Nottoway County

Essex County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Hopewell City

Brunswick County

Petersburg City

Greensville County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City Amelia County Appomattox County Bath County Bland County Buckingham County Buena Vista City Carroll County Charles City County Charlotte County Clarke County Covington City Craig County Cumberland County Dickenson County Emporia City Falls Church City Floyd County Franklin City Galax City Grayson County Highland County King George County King William County King and Queen County Lancaster County Lexington City Lunenburg County Madison County Manassas Park City Mathews County Middlesex County Nelson County New Kent County Northampton County Northumberland County Norton City Patrick County Poquoson City Prince Edward County Prince George County Radford City Rappahannock County Richmond County Southampton County Surry County Sussex County Williamsburg City

Created by on 10/04/2022 3:49 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:
Alleghany and Clifton Forge, Amelia, Appomattox, Bath, Bland, Buckingham, Buena Vista, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Clarke, Covington, Craig, Cumberland, Dickenson, Emporia, Falls Church, Floyd, Franklin City, Galax, Grayson, Highland, King George, King William, King and Queen, Lancaster, Lexington, Lunenburg, Madison, Manassas Park City, Mathews, Middlesex, Nelson, New Kent, Northampton, Northumberland, Norton, Patrick, Poquoson City, Prince Edward, Prince George, Radford, Rappahannock, Richmond, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, 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.
⋔ 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).

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.