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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Prostate, 2014-2018

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, 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

Petersburg City

Hopewell City

Warren County

Northampton County

Brunswick County

Salem City

Bristol City

Floyd County

Portsmouth City

Lynchburg City

Norfolk City

Newport News City

Suffolk City

Westmoreland County

Hampton City

Chesapeake City

Winchester City

Staunton City

Wythe County

Culpeper County

Charlottesville City

Rockingham County

Richmond City

Shenandoah County

Isle of Wight County

Goochland County

Pittsylvania County

Russell County

Accomack County

Virginia Beach City

Page County

Mecklenburg County

Chesterfield County

Frederick County

Danville City

Pulaski County

Louisa County

Roanoke City

Halifax County with South Boston City

Orange County

Henrico County

Scott County

Loudoun County

Henry County

Bedford City and County

Campbell County

Amherst County

Gloucester County

Prince William County

Arlington County

Smyth County

Roanoke County

James City County

Botetourt County

Alexandria City

Fairfax County

Washington County

Albemarle County

Fauquier County

Augusta County

Hanover County

Spotsylvania County

Montgomery County

Tazewell County

Franklin County

Stafford County

York County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City Amelia County Appomattox County Bath County Bland County Buchanan County Buckingham County Buena Vista City Caroline County Carroll County Charles City County Charlotte County Clarke County Colonial Heights City Covington City Craig County Cumberland County Dickenson County Dinwiddie County Emporia City Essex County Fairfax City Falls Church City Fluvanna County Franklin City Fredericksburg City Galax City Giles County Grayson County Greene County Greensville County Harrisonburg City Highland County King George County King William County King and Queen County Lancaster County Lee County Lexington City Lunenburg County Madison County Manassas City Manassas Park City Martinsville City Mathews County Middlesex County Nelson County New Kent County Northumberland County Norton City Nottoway County Patrick County Poquoson City Powhatan County Prince Edward County Prince George County Radford City Rappahannock County Richmond County Rockbridge County Southampton County Surry County Sussex County Waynesboro City Williamsburg City Wise County

Created by on 04/18/2021 5:58 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, Buchanan, Buckingham, Buena Vista, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Clarke, Colonial Heights, Covington, Craig, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Emporia, Essex, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Fluvanna, Franklin City, Fredericksburg, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Harrisonburg, Highland, King George, King William, King and Queen, Lancaster, Lee, Lexington, Lunenburg, Madison, Manassas City, Manassas Park City, Martinsville, Mathews, Middlesex, Nelson, New Kent, Northumberland, Norton, Nottoway, Patrick, Poquoson City, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Radford, Rappahannock, Richmond, Rockbridge, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, Waynesboro, Williamsburg, Wise

† 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.
⋔ 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.