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Interpretation of Incidence Rates Data

Incidence Rate Report for Louisiana by Parish

Oral Cavity & Pharynx (Late Stage^), 2014-2018

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

Sorted by Count

Explanation of Column Headers

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

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.

Percent of Cases with Late Stage - This is the number of late stages cases compared to the number of cases for all stages.


Other Notes


Line by Line Interpretation of the Report


Louisiana3


US (SEER+NPCR)1


Franklin Parish7


Pointe Coupee Parish7


Evangeline Parish7


St. John the Baptist Parish7


Acadia Parish7


Sabine Parish7


De Soto Parish7


Jefferson Davis Parish7


Iberville Parish7


St. Charles Parish7


Vernon Parish7


Lincoln Parish7


St. Bernard Parish7


Washington Parish7


Morehouse Parish7


Vermilion Parish7


Webster Parish7


St. Martin Parish7


St. Mary Parish7


Iberia Parish7


St. Landry Parish7


LaFourche Parish7


Rapides Parish7


Terrebonne Parish7


Ascension Parish7


Tangipahoa Parish7


Bossier Parish7


Ouachita Parish7


Livingston Parish7


Lafayette Parish7


Calcasieu Parish7


Orleans Parish7


Caddo Parish7


St. Tammany Parish7


East Baton Rouge Parish7


Jefferson Parish7


Allen Parish7 Assumption Parish7 Avoyelles Parish7 Beauregard Parish7 Bienville Parish7 Caldwell Parish7 Cameron Parish7 Catahoula Parish7 Claiborne Parish7 Concordia Parish7 East Carroll Parish7 East Feliciana Parish7 Grant Parish7 Jackson Parish7 La Salle Parish7 Madison Parish7 Natchitoches Parish7 Plaquemines Parish7 Red River Parish7 Richland Parish7 St. Helena Parish7 St. James Parish7 Tensas Parish7 Union Parish7 West Baton Rouge Parish7 West Carroll Parish7 West Feliciana Parish7 Winn Parish7

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/28/2022 6:00 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
Trend
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.

⋔ 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.

† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.

Rates are computed using cancers classified as malignant based on ICD-O-3. For more information see malignant.html.

^ Late Stage is defined as cases determined to be regional or distant. Due to changes in stage coding, Combined Summary Stage (2004+) is used for data from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) databases and Merged Summary Stage is used for data from National Program of Cancer Registries databases. Due to the increased complexity with staging, other staging variables maybe used if necessary.
*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category. If an average count of 3 is shown, the total number of cases for the time period is 16 or more which exceeds suppression threshold (but is rounded to 3).

1 Source: National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results SEER*Stat Database (2001-2018) - United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Based on the 2020 submission.
3 Source: SEER November 2020 submission. State Cancer Registry also receives funding from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.
7 Source: SEER November 2020 submission.

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.