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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Virginia by County

Colon & Rectum (Late Stage^), 2015-2019

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.

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



Richmond County6

Covington City6

Bath County6

Martinsville City6

Nottoway County6

Essex County6

Lancaster County6

Northampton County6

King William County6

Buckingham County6

Hopewell City6

Page County6

Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City6

Amherst County6

Louisa County6

Waynesboro City6

Fredericksburg City6

Northumberland County6

Lynchburg City6

Colonial Heights City6

Halifax County with South Boston City6

Radford City6

Shenandoah County6

Greensville County6

Staunton City6

Brunswick County6

Cumberland County6

Charlottesville City6

Accomack County6

Roanoke City6

Caroline County6

Petersburg City6

Danville City6

Culpeper County6

Charlotte County6

Salem City6

Greene County6

Wythe County6

Clarke County6

Winchester City6

Campbell County6

Portsmouth City6

Franklin County6

Pittsylvania County6

Orange County6

New Kent County6

Mecklenburg County6

Harrisonburg City6

Stafford County6

Nelson County6

Manassas City6

Grayson County6

Henrico County6

Mathews County6

Rockbridge County6

Goochland County6

Madison County6

Floyd County6

Prince Edward County6

Chesapeake City6

Giles County6

Westmoreland County6

Gloucester County6

Hanover County6

Bedford City and County6

Isle of Wight County6

Henry County6

Prince George County6

Rockingham County6

Botetourt County6

Augusta County6

Pulaski County6

James City County6

Suffolk City6

Southampton County6

Albemarle County6

Richmond City6

Dickenson County6

Chesterfield County6

Patrick County6

Spotsylvania County6

Fluvanna County6

Lunenburg County6

Roanoke County6

Wise County6

Warren County6

Powhatan County6

Frederick County6

Norfolk City6

Fauquier County6

Amelia County6

Newport News City6

King George County6

Dinwiddie County6

Washington County6

Montgomery County6

Smyth County6

Middlesex County6

Tazewell County6

Virginia Beach City6

Appomattox County6

Prince William County6

Carroll County6

Buchanan County6

Fairfax County6

Alexandria City6

Russell County6

Loudoun County6

Hampton City6

Scott County6

Arlington County6

York County6

Lee County6

Bland County6 Bristol City6 Buena Vista City6 Charles City County6 Craig County6 Emporia City6 Fairfax City6 Falls Church City6 Franklin City6 Galax City6 Highland County6 King and Queen County6 Lexington City6 Manassas Park City6 Norton City6 Poquoson City6 Rappahannock County6 Surry County6 Sussex County6 Williamsburg City6

Created by on 02/06/2023 4:48 pm.

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