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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.

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC/APC:

AAPC/APC (95% Confidence Interval) - the change in rate over time


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
    US (SEER+NPCR)1,10
    Caldwell Parish7,9
    St. Bernard Parish7,9
    Vernon Parish7,9
    Grant Parish7,9
    Jackson Parish7,9
    Washington Parish7,9
    Jefferson Davis Parish7,9
    Iberia Parish7,9
    Webster Parish7,9
    St. Landry Parish7,9
    La Salle Parish7,9
    Winn Parish7,9
    Beauregard Parish7,9
    Ascension Parish7,9
    Acadia Parish7,9
    Bienville Parish7,9
    St. Charles Parish7,9
    St. Martin Parish7,9
    Bossier Parish7,9
    Vermilion Parish7,9
    Union Parish7,9
    Catahoula Parish7,9
    Sabine Parish7,9
    De Soto Parish7,9
    Plaquemines Parish7,9
    Avoyelles Parish7,9
    Ouachita Parish7,9
    Jefferson Parish7,9
    West Carroll Parish7,9
    St. Tammany Parish7,9
    Calcasieu Parish7,9
    Tangipahoa Parish7,9
    St. Mary Parish7,9
    Morehouse Parish7,9
    Terrebonne Parish7,9
    Pointe Coupee Parish7,9
    LaFourche Parish7,9
    Concordia Parish7,9
    Lafayette Parish7,9
    Iberville Parish7,9
    Franklin Parish7,9
    Livingston Parish7,9
    Assumption Parish7,9
    Richland Parish7,9
    West Baton Rouge Parish7,9
    Evangeline Parish7,9
    Rapides Parish7,9
    Lincoln Parish7,9
    Caddo Parish7,9
    Orleans Parish7,9
    East Feliciana Parish7,9
    Natchitoches Parish7,9
    St. John the Baptist Parish7,9
    East Baton Rouge Parish7,9
    Allen Parish7,9
    Claiborne Parish7,9
    St. James Parish7,9
    Cameron Parish7,9
    East Carroll Parish7,9
    Madison Parish7,9
    Red River Parish7,9
    St. Helena Parish7,9
    Tensas Parish7,9
    West Feliciana Parish7,9


    Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/26/2014 12:16 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.
    ‡ Incidence data come from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each area for additional information.
    § 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 APCs 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.