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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Louisiana by County

All Cancer Sites, 2016-2020

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 65+

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 122.7 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

Cameron Parish

West Baton Rouge Parish

Caldwell Parish

Franklin Parish

Orleans Parish

Ascension Parish

West Feliciana Parish

East Baton Rouge Parish

Claiborne Parish

St. Tammany Parish

La Salle Parish

Pointe Coupee Parish

Rapides Parish

Bossier Parish

Livingston Parish

Sabine Parish

St. James Parish

Lafayette Parish

St. Martin Parish

Jefferson Parish

De Soto Parish

Grant Parish

St. Bernard Parish

Vermilion Parish

Lincoln Parish

Union Parish

Caddo Parish

LaFourche Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish

Winn Parish

St. Mary Parish

Iberia Parish

Assumption Parish

Richland Parish

Jackson Parish

Evangeline Parish

Acadia Parish

St. Helena Parish

Calcasieu Parish

Iberville Parish

St. Charles Parish

Plaquemines Parish

Red River Parish

Tensas Parish

Washington Parish

Bienville Parish

Morehouse Parish

Tangipahoa Parish

Natchitoches Parish

East Feliciana Parish

Concordia Parish

Ouachita Parish

West Carroll Parish

Webster Parish

Terrebonne Parish

St. Landry Parish

Catahoula Parish

Avoyelles Parish

Jefferson Davis Parish

Allen Parish

Beauregard Parish

Madison Parish

Vernon Parish

East Carroll Parish

Created by on 07/18/2024 11:12 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.

† 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 2030 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 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
‡ The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.
⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.

Healthy People 2030 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Please note that the data comes 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 graph for additional information.
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.