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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Louisiana by County

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+

Sorted by Recentaapc

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 0.0 is from the Healthy People 2020 project done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Death Rate (95% Confidence Interval) - The death rate is based upon 100,000 people and is for 5 year(s). Rates are age-adjusted by 5-year age groups to the 2000 U.S. standard million population (the Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal).

Recent Trends - This is an interpretation of the AAPC:

AAPC (95% Confidence Interval) - The Average Annual Percent Change is the change in rate over time. These AAPCs are based upon APCs that were calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program

Other Notes

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


United States

East Carroll Parish

Red River Parish

Vernon Parish

Catahoula Parish

Avoyelles Parish

Beauregard Parish

Jackson Parish

Morehouse Parish

Concordia Parish

Evangeline Parish

Jefferson Davis Parish

St. Landry Parish

Bienville Parish

LaFourche Parish

Natchitoches Parish

Ouachita Parish

St. Helena Parish

Terrebonne Parish

Claiborne Parish

Iberville Parish

Lincoln Parish

Caddo Parish

East Feliciana Parish

La Salle Parish

St. Charles Parish

Washington Parish

Acadia Parish

Caldwell Parish

De Soto Parish

Sabine Parish

St. Mary Parish

Webster Parish

West Carroll Parish

Winn Parish

Allen Parish

Calcasieu Parish

Madison Parish

Vermilion Parish

Franklin Parish

Grant Parish

Iberia Parish

Rapides Parish

Tangipahoa Parish

Assumption Parish

East Baton Rouge Parish

St. Martin Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish

Union Parish

St. James Parish

Bossier Parish

Livingston Parish

Plaquemines Parish

Pointe Coupee Parish

Richland Parish

Tensas Parish

Jefferson Parish

St. Tammany Parish

Lafayette Parish

West Baton Rouge Parish

Ascension Parish

West Feliciana Parish

Orleans Parish

St. Bernard Parish

Cameron Parish

Created by on 08/19/2022 11:07 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.

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.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

When displaying county information, the CI*Rank for the state is not shown because it's not comparable. To see the state CI*Rank please view the statistics at the US By State level.