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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Virginia by County

Lung & Bronchus (Late Stage^), 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages

Sorted by Percentlate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of *** is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Incidence Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The incidence rate is based upon 100,000 people and is an annual rate (or average annual rate) based on the time period indicated. Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population.

Percent of Cases with Late Stage - This is the number of late stages cases compared to the number of cases for all stages.


Other Notes


Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


Virginia6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Buena Vista City6


Emporia City6


Falls Church City6


Appomattox County6


Charlotte County6


Essex County6


Greensville County6


Page County6


Charles City County6


Lynchburg City6


Norton City6


Danville City6


Bath County6


Campbell County6


Amelia County6


Southampton County6


Westmoreland County6


Clarke County6


Amherst County6


King William County6


Martinsville City6


Pittsylvania County6


Prince Edward County6


Sussex County6


Bedford City and County6


Pulaski County6


Cumberland County6


Fredericksburg City6


Hopewell City6


Mathews County6


Petersburg City6


Rockingham County6


Montgomery County6


Northampton County6


Brunswick County6


Middlesex County6


Greene County6


Manassas City6


Portsmouth City6


Surry County6


Rockbridge County6


Prince George County6


Dickenson County6


Warren County6


Dinwiddie County6


Prince William County6


Roanoke County6


Roanoke City6


Fauquier County6


Henry County6


Madison County6


Hanover County6


Rappahannock County6


Buckingham County6


Accomack County6


Newport News City6


Covington City6


Manassas Park City6


Gloucester County6


Shenandoah County6


Hampton City6


Louisa County6


Poquoson City6


Frederick County6


Henrico County6


Nelson County6


Franklin County6


Albemarle County6


Richmond County6


Augusta County6


Floyd County6


Giles County6


Harrisonburg City6


Botetourt County6


Lancaster County6


Richmond City6


Caroline County6


Goochland County6


Spotsylvania County6


Waynesboro City6


Charlottesville City6


Fairfax County6


Suffolk City6


Chesterfield County6


Loudoun County6


Halifax County with South Boston City6


Powhatan County6


Carroll County6


Norfolk City6


Lunenburg County6


Orange County6


James City County6


King George County6


Northumberland County6


Arlington County6


Lexington City6


New Kent County6


Stafford County6


King and Queen County6


York County6


Isle of Wight County6


Franklin City6


Nottoway County6


Mecklenburg County6


Salem City6


Alexandria City6


Chesapeake City6


Virginia Beach City6


Staunton City6


Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City6


Colonial Heights City6


Washington County6


Culpeper County6


Radford City6


Craig County6


Smyth County6


Patrick County6


Galax City6


Fluvanna County6


Wythe County6


Wise County6


Williamsburg City6


Lee County6


Grayson County6


Winchester City6


Fairfax City6


Tazewell County6


Scott County6


Buchanan County6


Russell County6


Bland County6 Bristol City6 Highland County6

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/08/2022 6:03 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Trend
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.

⋔ 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.

† Incidence rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates are for invasive cancer only (except for bladder cancer which is invasive and in situ) or unless otherwise specified. Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.

Rates are computed using cancers classified as malignant based on ICD-O-3. For more information see malignant.html.

^ Late Stage is defined as cases determined to be regional or distant. Due to changes in stage coding, Combined Summary Stage (2004+) is used for data from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) databases and Merged Summary Stage is used for data from National Program of Cancer Registries databases. Due to the increased complexity with staging, other staging variables maybe used if necessary.
* 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).

1 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results SEER*Stat Database (2001-2019) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2021 submission.
6 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries SEER*Stat Database (2001-2019) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (based on the 2021 submission).

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 the United States does not include data from Nevada.
Data for the 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.