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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Virginia by County

Prostate, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, All Ages

Sorted by Rate

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

Salem City

Warren County

Portsmouth City

Fairfax City

Norfolk City

Floyd County

Nelson County

Middlesex County

Lynchburg City

Accomack County

Newport News City

Hampton City

Staunton City

Westmoreland County

Chesapeake City

Winchester City

Wythe County

Suffolk City

Amherst County

Goochland County

Dinwiddie County

Russell County

Richmond City

Virginia Beach City

Orange County

Roanoke City

Northumberland County

Rockingham County

Shenandoah County

Danville City

Mecklenburg County

Isle of Wight County

Chesterfield County

Pittsylvania County

Scott County

Gloucester County

Campbell County

Frederick County

Louisa County

Loudoun County

Halifax County with South Boston City

Smyth County

Montgomery County

Prince William County

Albemarle County

Fauquier County

Henrico County

Bedford City and County

Henry County

James City County

Culpeper County

Washington County

Fairfax County

Arlington County

Hanover County

Pulaski County

Botetourt County

Franklin County

Roanoke County

Tazewell County

Stafford County

Augusta County

York County

Alexandria City

Spotsylvania County

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City Amelia County Appomattox County Bath County Bland County Bristol City Brunswick County Buchanan County Buckingham County Buena Vista City Caroline County Carroll County Charles City County Charlotte County Charlottesville City Clarke County Colonial Heights City Covington City Craig County Cumberland County Dickenson County Emporia City Essex County 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 New Kent County Northampton County Norton City Nottoway County Page 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 01/24/2022 12:14 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, Bristol, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Buena Vista, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Clarke, Colonial Heights, Covington, Craig, Cumberland, Dickenson, Emporia, Essex, 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, New Kent, Northampton, Norton, Nottoway, Page, 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
* 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.