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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


Virginia6


US (SEER+NPCR)1


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

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/06/2023 4:48 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.