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Incidence Rate Report for Louisiana by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Lung & Bronchus, All Ages
Sorted by Rate
Explanation of Column Headers

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.

Other Notes

  • Larger confidence intervals indicate less stability of the data. This is often due to low counts that are not quite low enough to be suppressed.
  • Data is currently being suppressed if there are fewer than 16 counts for the time period.


    Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

  • Louisiana3
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.5 to 76.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 3,448.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • US (SEER+NPCR)1
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 65.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.9 to 65.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 208,653 .
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Grant Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 106.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.3 to 127.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Bernard Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 100.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 83.4 to 119.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Winn Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.2 to 122.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 18.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson Davis Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 98.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 84.4 to 114.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 36.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jackson Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 96.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 78.5 to 118.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Vernon Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 93.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.5 to 108.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tensas Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 92.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.5 to 132.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Webster Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 92.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 81.4 to 105.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 49.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Avoyelles Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 92.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.3 to 105.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 44.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Caldwell Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.9 to 120.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • La Salle Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 91.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.8 to 114.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 15.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Washington Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 90.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.6 to 102.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 50.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Iberia Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 89.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 79.7 to 99.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 66.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Franklin Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.2 to 104.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 23.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • East Carroll Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.3 to 119.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 7.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Landry Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 86.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 77.8 to 95.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 81.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • De Soto Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 85.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.4 to 101.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 27.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Sabine Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 84.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.0 to 100.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Evangeline Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 84.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.4 to 98.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Red River Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 84.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.8 to 113.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Assumption Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 84.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.7 to 102.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bienville Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 83.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.4 to 104.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Vermilion Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 83.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.3 to 94.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 50.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Beauregard Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.7 to 96.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Mary Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.2 to 93.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 48.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Richland Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 82.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 66.7 to 100.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 19.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Tangipahoa Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 81.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.9 to 89.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 95.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ouachita Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 74.6 to 87.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 124.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Acadia Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 80.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.8 to 91.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 51.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Livingston Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.0 to 87.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 85.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Ascension Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.5 to 88.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 64.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Bossier Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 79.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.7 to 86.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 88.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Cameron Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.6 to 114.0.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 6.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Terrebonne Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 78.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.6 to 86.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 83.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Calcasieu Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 72.4 to 83.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 154.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • West Carroll Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 77.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.4 to 100.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Allen Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 76.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.0 to 92.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 20.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Claiborne Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.2 to 94.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • West Baton Rouge Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.2 to 93.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 17.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Helena Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 75.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.2 to 100.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Martin Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.3 to 86.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 38.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Tammany Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.5 to 79.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 176.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Union Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 74.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.7 to 89.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 22.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Rapides Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.6 to 80.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 106.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Natchitoches Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.5 to 86.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 31.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Caddo Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 73.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.1 to 78.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 206.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Pointe Coupee Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.2 to 88.6.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 21.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Morehouse Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.1 to 86.4.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • LaFourche Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 72.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.7 to 80.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 70.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Iberville Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 71.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 59.6 to 85.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 25.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Jefferson Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 67.3 to 74.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 343.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lafayette Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.3 to 76.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 135.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Catahoula Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 51.1 to 95.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 9.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • East Feliciana Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 70.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.3 to 88.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. James Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 69.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.6 to 86.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Orleans Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 68.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.6 to 73.3.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 203.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Lincoln Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.8 to 79.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 28.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Madison Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 67.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.1 to 91.7.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 8.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. Charles Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 66.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 56.6 to 78.1.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 32.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • East Baton Rouge Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 64.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.6 to 67.8.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 257.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Concordia Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.9 to 79.2.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 16.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • St. John the Baptist Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.4 to 75.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 26.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • West Feliciana Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 60.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.0 to 80.5.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 11.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.
  • Plaquemines Parish7
  • Rate - The incidence rate is 50.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.8 to 66.9.
  • Average Annual Count - The count is 10.
  • Rate Period - The period for the rate is 2006-2010.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/20/2014 6:49 am.
    State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
    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 1969-2011 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
    § The total count for the US (SEER+NPCR) may differ from the summation of the individual states reported in this table. The total uses data from the CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission for the following states: California, Kentucky, Louisiana, and New Jersey but data for those states when shown individually are sourced from the SEER November 2012 submission.

    1 Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2013 data submission and SEER November 2012 submission.
    3 Source: SEER November 2012 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
    7 Source: SEER November 2012 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.

    Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.