## Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

#### Incidence Rate Report for Louisiana by County

All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Breast, 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 121.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 119.4 to 123.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 3,063.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : *
- Recent AAPC : *

**US (SEER+NPCR)**^{1,10}- Rate : The incidence rate is 122.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 122.4 to 122.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 216,052 §.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.4

**East Feliciana Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 165.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 131.7 to 205.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -6.7

**Pointe Coupee Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 151.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.5 to 183.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 23.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -9.1

**De Soto Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 148.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 122.1 to 178.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.5

**St. Bernard Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 143.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 117.5 to 172.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 22.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 6.7

**Jefferson Davis Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 137.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 114.2 to 164.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.5

**Iberville Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 137.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 113.8 to 163.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.9

**Iberia Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 136.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 120.9 to 154.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 55.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.2

**West Feliciana Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 134.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.6 to 183.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.8

**St. Tammany Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 133.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 125.1 to 143.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 182.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -1.9

**Lafayette Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 132.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.1 to 142.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 149.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.4

**Assumption Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 131.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 105.0 to 162.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.3

**Orleans Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 131.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 123.4 to 138.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 232.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0.6

**Caldwell Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 129.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.0 to 180.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.4

**Lincoln Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 129.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 108.5 to 153.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 29.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.2

**Vermilion Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 128.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 111.9 to 147.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 42.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.7

**Washington Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 128.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 110.0 to 148.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 37.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 6

**East Baton Rouge Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 127.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.3 to 134.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 300.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0.2

**Jefferson Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 127.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 121.6 to 134.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 341.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.7

**Plaquemines Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 127.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.5 to 159.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.6

**St. Landry Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 127.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 113.2 to 142.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 63.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -1.6

**Ouachita Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 126.9 with a 95% confidence interval from 116.4 to 138.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 109.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -4.3

**LaFourche Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 123.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 109.9 to 137.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 65.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -5.3

**St. Charles Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 123.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 104.8 to 143.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0.7

**West Baton Rouge Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 122.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.0 to 153.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.8

**Franklin Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 121.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.1 to 152.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -2.8

**St. Martin Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 121.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 103.4 to 140.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 35.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.8

**West Carroll Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 119.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.4 to 163.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -24.2

**Beauregard Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 119.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.3 to 143.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 23.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -6

**St. James Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 118.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.8 to 149.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 15.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 5.1

**Caddo Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 117.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 109.7 to 125.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 179.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.1

**Calcasieu Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 117.0 with a 95% confidence interval from 107.9 to 126.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 127.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.6

**St. John the Baptist Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 116.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 97.9 to 137.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 29.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.1

**Sabine Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 115.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 91.9 to 143.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 18.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : rising
- Recent AAPC : 10.7

**Tangipahoa Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 114.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 102.9 to 127.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 73.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.3

**Natchitoches Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 113.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 93.4 to 136.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 24.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.4

**Union Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 112.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 88.7 to 140.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 17.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 3.9

**Terrebonne Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 111.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 99.7 to 124.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 66.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.1

**Acadia Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 110.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 95.4 to 127.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 38.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4

**Richland Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 109.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.0 to 139.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 14.
- 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 109.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.9 to 123.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 55.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 1.9

**La Salle Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 109.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 80.2 to 146.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -10.7

**Rapides Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 108.6 with a 95% confidence interval from 98.4 to 119.7.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 85.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : rising
- Recent AAPC : 5.7

**St. Mary Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 108.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 92.7 to 126.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 34.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : rising
- Recent AAPC : 13.7

**East Carroll Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 108.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 65.9 to 167.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -7.2

**Evangeline Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 107.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.7 to 131.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 21.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -4.5

**Livingston Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 107.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 96.1 to 119.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 68.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : falling
- Recent AAPC : -4.7

**St. Helena Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 107.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.7 to 151.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -3.5

**Catahoula Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 107.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 73.5 to 151.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 7.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0.4

**Morehouse Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 106.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 85.4 to 130.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 9.1

**Bossier Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 105.3 with a 95% confidence interval from 94.1 to 117.5.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 66.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -2.8

**Tensas Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 104.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 60.0 to 171.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -16.8

**Webster Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 104.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 87.2 to 123.4.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 29.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 7.4

**Cameron Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 102.4 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.1 to 159.8.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 4.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0

**Jackson Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 101.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 75.0 to 135.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 10.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 0

**Avoyelles Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 99.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 82.8 to 119.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 25.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 4.3

**Red River Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 95.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.5 to 141.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 5.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 12.8

**Claiborne Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 95.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 70.8 to 126.3.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 11.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 10.7

**Madison Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 94.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 63.9 to 135.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 6.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -15.8

**Allen Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 94.2 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.4 to 122.2.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 20.7

**Concordia Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 93.5 with a 95% confidence interval from 71.2 to 120.9.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 12.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 11.1

**Bienville Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 89.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 64.0 to 123.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -0.7

**Winn Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 88.1 with a 95% confidence interval from 62.6 to 121.1.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 8.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -16.4

**Vernon Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 85.8 with a 95% confidence interval from 69.3 to 105.0.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 19.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : 2.5

**Grant Parish**^{7,9}- Rate : The incidence rate is 84.7 with a 95% confidence interval from 61.8 to 113.6.
- Average Annual Count : The count is 9.
- Rate Period : The period for the rate is 2007-2011.
- Recent Trend : stable
- Recent AAPC : -16.7

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/02/2014 6:27 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.

^{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.