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Interpretation of Death Rates Data

Death Rate Report for Louisiana by Parish

All Cancer Sites, 2011-2015

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

Sorted by Rate

Explanation of Column Headers

Objective - The objective of 161.4 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

  • 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


    United States

    Catahoula Parish

    East Carroll Parish

    Red River Parish

    Jefferson Davis Parish

    Washington Parish

    Winn Parish

    Bienville Parish

    Iberville Parish

    Acadia Parish

    St. Landry Parish

    Terrebonne Parish

    Evangeline Parish

    Jackson Parish

    West Baton Rouge Parish

    St. Bernard Parish

    Concordia Parish

    Allen Parish

    East Feliciana Parish

    Vernon Parish

    St. Mary Parish

    De Soto Parish

    Avoyelles Parish

    Iberia Parish

    St. Martin Parish

    West Carroll Parish

    Union Parish

    Grant Parish

    Caddo Parish

    LaFourche Parish

    Ouachita Parish

    Tangipahoa Parish

    Morehouse Parish

    Webster Parish

    Plaquemines Parish

    Calcasieu Parish

    Caldwell Parish

    St. John the Baptist Parish

    Lincoln Parish

    St. Helena Parish

    Rapides Parish

    St. Charles Parish

    Assumption Parish

    Beauregard Parish

    Richland Parish

    Natchitoches Parish

    Sabine Parish

    Orleans Parish

    Lafayette Parish

    Jefferson Parish

    St. James Parish

    Livingston Parish

    Madison Parish

    Pointe Coupee Parish

    Claiborne Parish

    East Baton Rouge Parish

    La Salle Parish

    Vermilion Parish

    St. Tammany Parish

    Bossier Parish

    West Feliciana Parish

    Ascension Parish

    Franklin Parish

    Tensas Parish

    Cameron Parish

    Created by on 07/21/2019 7:09 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 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 calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2015 US Population Data File is used for 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.

    Healthy People 2020 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 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.

    Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.