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Death Rate Report for Louisiana by County, Death Years Through 2012 Colon & Rectum
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-5
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All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
County
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Met Healthy People Objective of 14.5? 1 Annual Death Rate
over rate period deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
over rate period
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Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent Average Annual Percent Change2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend Period2
Louisiana (State) No 18.5 (17.9, 19.0) 863 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -3.0 (-3.7, -2.4) 2008 - 2012
United States No 15.5 (15.4, 15.6) 52,010 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.5 (-2.8, -2.3) 2008 - 2012
Sabine Parish No 31.0 (22.8, 41.5) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.3 (-1.2, 3.9) 2008 - 2012
Evangeline Parish No 29.2 (21.7, 38.5) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.5 (-0.6, 3.7) 2008 - 2012
La Salle Parish No 28.0 (17.6, 42.3) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.1 (-2.9, 2.9) 2008 - 2012
De Soto Parish No 26.7 (19.0, 36.7) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.5, 0.3) 2008 - 2012
Iberville Parish No 26.0 (18.8, 35.2) 9 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-3.4, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Grant Parish No 25.8 (17.0, 37.5) 6 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.3 (-1.9, 2.4) 2008 - 2012
Avoyelles Parish No 25.7 (19.7, 32.9) 13 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.6 (-1.3, 2.6) 2008 - 2012
Acadia Parish No 24.5 (19.4, 30.5) 16 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-1.9, 1.2) 2008 - 2012
St. Mary Parish No 24.0 (18.5, 30.5) 14 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.5 (-1.9, 0.8) 2008 - 2012
Jackson Parish No 23.9 (15.3, 36.1) 5 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Richland Parish No 23.9 (15.6, 35.1) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.6 (-2.3, 3.7) 2008 - 2012
St. Landry Parish No 23.5 (19.2, 28.4) 22 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.6, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Claiborne Parish No 23.3 (14.8, 35.1) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.8 (-3.3, 1.8) 2008 - 2012
Iberia Parish No 22.6 (17.9, 28.1) 16 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.5 (-3.0, -0.1) 2008 - 2012
Natchitoches Parish No 22.4 (16.4, 29.8) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.1 (-2.8, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Lincoln Parish No 22.0 (16.2, 29.3) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 0.0 (-1.8, 1.9) 2008 - 2012
St. James Parish No 21.8 (14.0, 32.5) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.3, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Concordia Parish No 21.6 (13.8, 32.1) 5 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Washington Parish No 21.2 (16.0, 27.6) 12 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.3, 1.4) 2008 - 2012
Tangipahoa Parish No 20.3 (16.8, 24.4) 24 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.9 (-2.6, 0.9) 2008 - 2012
Allen Parish No 20.3 (13.4, 29.5) 6 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Union Parish No 20.2 (13.0, 30.0) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.5 (-4.3, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
Webster Parish No 20.0 (14.9, 26.4) 10 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.6 (-2.4, 1.2) 2008 - 2012
Calcasieu Parish No 20.0 (17.3, 23.1) 40 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.7, -0.7) 2008 - 2012
East Feliciana Parish No 19.7 (12.1, 30.4) 4 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.8 (-5.5, -0.0) 2008 - 2012
Orleans Parish No 19.7 (17.6, 22.0) 64 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -5.1 (-7.4, -2.9) 2008 - 2012
LaFourche Parish No 19.6 (15.8, 24.0) 19 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.8 (-2.2, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
Terrebonne Parish No 19.4 (15.8, 23.6) 21 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.2, 1.3) 2008 - 2012
Caddo Parish No 19.1 (16.9, 21.5) 55 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.9, -0.3) 2008 - 2012
Ouachita Parish No 18.9 (15.9, 22.2) 30 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.5 (-2.7, -0.3) 2008 - 2012
Pointe Coupee Parish No 18.8 (12.4, 27.7) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.6 (-4.2, 1.1) 2008 - 2012
Assumption Parish No 18.7 (11.7, 28.3) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -2.4 (-5.5, 0.7) 2008 - 2012
St. Bernard Parish No 18.2 (11.7, 26.8) 5 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.6 (-3.3, 0.0) 2008 - 2012
East Baton Rouge Parish No 18.0 (16.2, 20.0) 75 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.5, -0.9) 2008 - 2012
St. John the Baptist Parish No 17.8 (12.5, 24.6) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.8 (-4.0, 0.5) 2008 - 2012
St. Charles Parish No 17.7 (12.6, 24.0) 9 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.8 (-3.8, 0.3) 2008 - 2012
Vermilion Parish No 17.4 (13.1, 22.8) 11 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -0.4 (-2.5, 1.6) 2008 - 2012
Ascension Parish No 17.1 (13.2, 21.6) 15 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -2.0 (-4.0, 0.0) 2008 - 2012
Jefferson Davis Parish No 17.1 (11.7, 24.3) 6 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -2.5 (-4.9, 0.1) 2008 - 2012
Vernon Parish No 17.0 (11.7, 23.7) 7 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend 1.5 (-1.2, 4.4) 2008 - 2012
Morehouse Parish No 16.8 (11.3, 24.4) 6 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.9 (-5.1, -0.6) 2008 - 2012
Jefferson Parish No 16.5 (14.9, 18.2) 82 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.0, -1.5) 2008 - 2012
Rapides Parish No 16.3 (13.5, 19.5) 24 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.4 (-4.0, -0.9) 2008 - 2012
Bossier Parish No 15.6 (12.5, 19.1) 18 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -2.4 (-3.8, -0.9) 2008 - 2012
St. Martin Parish No 15.4 (10.9, 21.2) 8 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.3 (-3.9, 1.5) 2008 - 2012
Lafayette Parish Yes 14.1 (11.8, 16.6) 29 2008 - 2012 stable stable trend -1.5 (-3.0, 0.1) 2008 - 2012
Livingston Parish Yes 13.9 (10.9, 17.5) 16 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -3.0 (-5.0, -0.9) 2008 - 2012
St. Tammany Parish Yes 13.5 (11.5, 15.8) 34 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -7.1 (-11.0, -3.0) 2008 - 2012
Beauregard Parish Yes 12.7 (8.1, 19.1) 5 2008 - 2012 falling falling trend -23.5 (-35.9, -8.8) 2008 - 2012
Bienville Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 * -23.5 (-35.9, -8.8) *
Caldwell Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Cameron Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Catahoula Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 * ** *
East Carroll Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Franklin Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 * ** *
Madison Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Plaquemines Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 * ** *
Red River Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
St. Helena Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Tensas Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
West Baton Rouge Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 * ** *
West Carroll Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
West Feliciana Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Winn Parish * * 3 or fewer 2008 - 2012 ** ** **
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/31/2015 7:49 pm.
State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).

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.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
** Data are too sparse to provide stable estimates of annual rates needed to calculate trend.
1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program (Version 4.2). Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

Source: 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 1969-2013 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.