## Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

#### Incidence Rate Report for Louisiana by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, 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**

**Line by Line Interpretation of the Report**

**Louisiana**^{3}- Rate : The incidence rate is 57.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.7 to 58.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 1,467.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**US (SEER+NPCR)**^{1,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 54.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 54.5 to 54.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 98,832 §.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -2

**Caldwell Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 89.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.7 to 131.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 7.2

**St. Bernard Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 85.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.5 to 108.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.8

**Vernon Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 84.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 68.2 to 103.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.6

**Grant Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 84.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.1 to 112.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.3

**Jackson Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 73.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.1 to 100.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -20.8

**Washington Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 71.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.1 to 86.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -8.2

**Jefferson Davis Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 70.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.2 to 89.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -14.6

**Iberia Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 69.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 58.8 to 82.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 29.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -10.4

**Webster Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 67.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.1 to 83.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 20.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -9.7

**St. Landry Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 67.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 57.6 to 78.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 35.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.2

**La Salle Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 67.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.8 to 95.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 12.8

**Winn Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 66.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.3 to 95.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.1

**Beauregard Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 66.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.9 to 84.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 13.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.1

**Ascension Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 65.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.3 to 77.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 30.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.4

**Acadia Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 63.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.6 to 76.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 23.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.3

**Bienville Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 63.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.9 to 90.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.3

**St. Charles Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 63.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.1 to 78.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.6

**St. Martin Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 63.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.4 to 77.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 11

**Bossier Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 62.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.5 to 71.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 39.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.8

**Vermilion Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 61.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.3 to 75.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.9

**Union Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 61.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.4 to 82.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.8

**Catahoula Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 61.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 95.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -2.7

**Sabine Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 61.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.5 to 80.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.7

**De Soto Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 60.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.4 to 80.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.5

**Plaquemines Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 60.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.0 to 84.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 18.5

**Avoyelles Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 60.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 75.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 16.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -6.6

**Ouachita Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 59.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.6 to 67.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 53.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.4

**Jefferson Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 59.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 55.3 to 63.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 164.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.3

**West Carroll Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 59.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.6 to 89.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -10.3

**St. Tammany Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 58.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 53.0 to 64.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 79.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.1

**Calcasieu Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 58.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 52.3 to 65.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 65.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -10.3

**Tangipahoa Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 58.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 50.2 to 67.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.3

**St. Mary Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 57.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.4 to 70.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -11

**Morehouse Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 57.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 43.1 to 75.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.2

**Terrebonne Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 57.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 48.8 to 66.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 33.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.3

**Pointe Coupee Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 56.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 40.8 to 76.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -19.2

**LaFourche Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 56.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 66.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 30.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 9.2

**Concordia Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 56.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.6 to 77.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 6.1

**Lafayette Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 55.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 49.7 to 62.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 61.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.7

**Iberville Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 55.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 41.5 to 73.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 11.1

**Franklin Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 55.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.7 to 76.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -9.6

**Livingston Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 55.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.8 to 64.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 33.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -2.3

**Assumption Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 54.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 75.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -10.9

**Richland Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 53.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 37.7 to 75.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 9.1

**West Baton Rouge Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 52.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.4 to 74.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -13.8

**Evangeline Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 52.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.4 to 68.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -8.3

**Rapides Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 51.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 44.7 to 59.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 42.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.7

**Lincoln Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 51.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 39.0 to 66.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.7

**Caddo Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 50.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 46.0 to 56.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 83.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -8.1

**Orleans Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 50.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 55.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 90.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.6

**East Feliciana Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 50.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 33.2 to 73.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.1

**Natchitoches Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 48.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 36.4 to 63.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -5.2

**St. John the Baptist Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 48.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 35.7 to 63.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -9.2

**East Baton Rouge Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 46.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 42.9 to 51.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 109.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -11.1

**Allen Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 44.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 30.3 to 63.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.8

**Claiborne Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 41.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.3 to 63.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -16.1

**St. James Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 39.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 26.0 to 58.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.8

**Cameron Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**East Carroll Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**Madison Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3

**Red River Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**St. Helena Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**Tensas Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**West Feliciana Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : *
- Average Annual Count : *
- Rate Period : *
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/01/2014 4:21 am.

Data for the United States does not include data from Nevada.

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 1969-2012 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 2013 submission.

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 cases were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.

^{1}Source: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries Cancer Surveillance System (NPCR-CSS) January 2014 data submission and SEER November 2013 submission.

^{3}Source: SEER November 2013 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.

^{7}Source: SEER November 2013 submission.

^{9}Source: Incidence data provided by the SEER Program. EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modifed by NCI. 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with SEER November 2013 data.

^{10}Source: Incidence data provided by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). EAPCs calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Rates 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. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with NPCR January 2014 data.

Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availablility, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are EAPCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

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.