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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Virginia by County

All Cancer Sites (All Stages^), 2014-2018

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages <50

Sorted by Rate

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.

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC/APC:

AAPC/APC (95% Confidence Interval) - the change in rate over time

Other Notes

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report



Richmond County6

Bath County6

Covington City6

Petersburg City6

Franklin City6

Mecklenburg County6

Colonial Heights City6

Staunton City6

Fredericksburg City6

Martinsville City6

Lexington City6

Prince Edward County6

Waynesboro City6

Gloucester County6

Salem City6

Northampton County6

Fluvanna County6

Floyd County6

Mathews County6

Charlotte County6

Sussex County6

Nelson County6

Goochland County6

Appomattox County6

King and Queen County6

Danville City6

Hopewell City6

Amelia County6

Charles City County6

Accomack County6

Giles County6

Roanoke County6

King George County6

Lynchburg City6

Page County6

Hanover County6

Radford City6

Greensville County6

Roanoke City6

Southampton County6

Bedford City and County6

Lunenburg County6

New Kent County6

Pulaski County6

Nottoway County6

Galax City6

Albemarle County6

Essex County6

Rockingham County6

Spotsylvania County6

Chesterfield County6

Suffolk City6

James City County6

Westmoreland County6

Virginia Beach City6

Madison County6

Orange County6

Greene County6

Augusta County6

Franklin County6

Warren County6

Henrico County6

King William County6

Norfolk City6

Brunswick County6

Halifax County with South Boston City6

Culpeper County6

Dinwiddie County6

Poquoson City6

Henry County6

Surry County6

Isle of Wight County6

Chesapeake City6

Lancaster County6

Louisa County6

Frederick County6

Botetourt County6

Fairfax City6

Amherst County6

Winchester City6

Portsmouth City6

Hampton City6

Fauquier County6

Clarke County6

Loudoun County6

Charlottesville City6

Cumberland County6

Newport News City6

Campbell County6

Stafford County6

Falls Church City6

Williamsburg City6

Dickenson County6

Grayson County6

Powhatan County6

Manassas City6

Middlesex County6

Carroll County6

Caroline County6

Shenandoah County6

Fairfax County6

Wythe County6

Bland County6

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City6

Buckingham County6

Prince George County6

Rockbridge County6

Richmond City6

Wise County6

Montgomery County6

York County6

Pittsylvania County6

Smyth County6

Tazewell County6

Prince William County6

Arlington County6

Patrick County6

Washington County6

Alexandria City6

Harrisonburg City6

Buchanan County6

Russell County6

Bristol City6

Manassas Park City6

Scott County6

Lee County6

Buena Vista City6 Craig County6 Emporia City6 Highland County6 Northumberland County6 Norton City6 Rappahannock County6

Created by on 09/27/2022 3:17 am.

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

Data cannot be shown for the following areas. For more information on what areas are suppressed or not available, please refer to the table.
Buena Vista, Craig, Emporia, Highland, Northumberland, Norton, Rappahannock

⋔ 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
Rates and trends are computed using different standards for malignancy. For more information see malignant.html.

^ All Stages refers to any stage in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) summary stage.
* 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).

Source: SEER and NPCR data. For more specific information please see the table.

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.