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Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Cancer Site, All Stages (2012-2016)Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Cancer Sites480.6448.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Bladder18.420.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Brain & ONS6.06.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Breast (Female)124.2125.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Breast (in situ) (Female)25.830.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Cervix (Female)8.87.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites)16.317.3MapTableHistorical Trends GraphN/A
Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites)17.618.9MapTableHistorical Trends GraphN/A
Colon & Rectum45.838.7MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Esophagus4.74.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Kidney & Renal Pelvis21.716.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Leukemia14.214.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Liver & Bile Duct9.88.3MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Lung & Bronchus67.559.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Melanoma of the Skin17.321.8MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma19.419.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Oral Cavity & Pharynx13.011.7MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ovary (Female)9.511.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Pancreas14.312.8MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Prostate (Male)131.7104.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Stomach7.16.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Thyroid14.014.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)20.026.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Race/Ethnicity, All Stages (2012-2016)Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Races (includes Hispanic)480.6448.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
White (includes Hispanic)479.7450.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
White Hispanic308.7345.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
White Non-Hispanic486.9464.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Black (includes Hispanic)494.4450.4MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Hispanic (any race)313.4346.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native (includes Hispanic)149.4288.8MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Asian or Pacific Islander (includes Hispanic)282.9287.7MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Sex, All Stages
(2012-2016)
Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Both Sexes480.6448.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Male559.3488.8MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Female422.6420.9MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Age, All Stages
(2012-2016)
Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Ages480.6448.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages <65248.6225.9MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages <50106.9105.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages 50+1459.31350.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages 65+2084.51983.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Year, All StagesLouisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
2012-2016480.6448.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
2016472.2435.6N/AN/AN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Cancer Site - Late Stage (2012-2016)Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableLouisiana Percent Late StageUSA Percent Late Stage
Bladder2.42.3MapTable13.211.7
Brain & ONS0.81.0MapTable13.815.2
Breast (Female)46.242.3MapTable36.633.0
Cervix (Female)4.93.6MapTable56.950.2
Colon & Rectum25.621.5MapTable55.955.5
Esophagus3.13.1MapTable67.568.1
Kidney & Renal Pelvis6.24.8MapTable29.129.4
Leukemia14.114.0MapTable99.299.0
Liver & Bile Duct4.43.6MapTable45.142.7
Lung & Bronchus51.742.1MapTable77.171.3
Melanoma of the Skin2.53.0MapTable14.213.8
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma12.312.0MapTable63.662.8
Oral Cavity & Pharynx8.37.3MapTable64.862.6
Ovary (Female)7.38.4MapTable77.276.2
Pancreas11.29.8MapTable79.677.2
Prostate (Male)24.120.1MapTable18.519.4
Stomach4.03.8MapTable57.558.2
Thyroid3.34.4MapTable23.929.9
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)6.37.6MapTable31.728.8
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2019 2:41 am.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

† 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 1969-2016 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
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 not available for some combinations of geography, cancer site, age, and race/ethnicity.
Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates
by Cancer Site
(2012-2016)
Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Cancer Sites183.0161.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Bladder4.04.4MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Brain & ONS4.34.4MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Breast (Female)23.220.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Cervix (Female)2.92.3MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites)1.92.1MapTableHistorical Trends GraphN/ATableTable
Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites)2.22.3MapTableHistorical Trends GraphN/ATableTable
Colon & Rectum17.114.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Esophagus4.24.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Kidney & Renal Pelvis4.73.8MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Leukemia6.86.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Liver & Bile Duct8.56.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Lung & Bronchus51.541.9MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Melanoma of the Skin2.02.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma6.15.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Oral Cavity & Pharynx3.12.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Ovary (Female)6.37.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Pancreas12.911.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Prostate (Male)21.019.2MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Stomach3.63.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Thyroid0.50.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)4.44.7MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Race/Ethnicity (2012-2016)Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Races (includes Hispanic)183.0161.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
White (includes Hispanic)173.3161.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
White Hispanic82.5120.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic176.4165.4MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Black (includes Hispanic)213.6185.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Hispanic (any race)80.1113.5MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native (includes Hispanic)86.8108.8MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Asian or Pacific Islander (includes Hispanic)94.7100.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Sex (2012-2016)Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
Both Sexes183.0161.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Male227.1193.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Female150.8137.7MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Age (2012-2016)Louisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Ages183.0161.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Ages <6565.551.3MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages <5019.716.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages 50+610.6540.6MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages 65+995.7919.1MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by YearLouisiana RateUSA RateMapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
2012-2016183.0161.0MapTableHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
2016171.7155.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2019 2:41 am.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Source: 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 1969-2016 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
Demographics: CrowdingLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Households with >1 person per room, 2013-20172.43.3MapTable
Demographics: EducationLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Less than 9th grade, 2013-2017, Ages 25+5.45.4MapTable
Less than High School, 2013-2017, Ages 25+15.712.7MapTable
High School Only, 2013-2017, Ages 25+60.956.4MapTable
Demographics: IncomeLouisiana DollarsUSA DollarsMapTable
Median family income, 2013-201760,06470,850MapTable
Median household income, 2013-201746,71057,652MapTable
Demographics: InsuranceLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Percent uninsured in demographic group, people at or below 138% of poverty, 2017, Ages <6513.9N/AMapTable
Demographics: LanguageLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Language isolation, 2013-20171.94.5MapTable
Demographics: MobilityLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Haven't moved (in past year), 2013-201786.785.4MapTable
Moved, same county (in past year), 2013-20177.78.4MapTable
Moved, different county this state (in past year), 2013-20173.33.2MapTable
Moved, different state (in past year), 2013-20171.92.3MapTable
Moved from outside US (in past year), 2013-20170.30.7MapTable
Demographics: Population - AgesLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Age under 18, 2013-201723.922.9MapTable
Age 18-39, 2013-201730.629.8MapTable
Age 40-64, 2013-201731.532.4MapTable
Age 40 and over, 2013-201745.647.3MapTable
Age 50 and over, 2013-201733.534.5MapTable
Age 65 and over, 2013-201714.114.9MapTable
Demographics: Population - Race/EthnicityLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
American Indian/Alaska Native, 2013-20170.60.8MapTable
Asian / Pacific Islander, 2013-20171.85.5MapTable
Black, 2013-201732.212.7MapTable
Foreign born, 2013-20174.213.4MapTable
Hispanic, 2013-20175.017.6MapTable
Non-Hispanic (Origin Recode), 2013-201795.082.4MapTable
White, 2013-201762.473.0MapTable
Demographics: Population - SexLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Female, 2013-201751.150.8MapTable
Male, 2013-201748.949.2MapTable
Demographics: PovertyLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Families below poverty, 2013-201714.910.5MapTable
Persons below poverty, 2013-201719.614.6MapTable
Persons below 150% of poverty, 2013-201730.123.7MapTable
Demographics: WorkforceLouisiana PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Unemployed, 2013-20177.26.6MapTable
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2019 2:41 am.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau, the American Community Survey, and the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates.
Screening & Risk Factors: Colorectal ScreeningLouisiana USA MapTable
Ever Had Colorectal Endoscopy (Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy), Ages 50+, 201666.6570.3MapTable
FOBT in last year and/or flex sig in last 5 years and FOBT in last 3 years and/or colonoscopy in last 10 years, Ages 50-75, 201664.1467.7MapTable
Home-Based Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) in Past Two Years, Ages 50+, 201613.3112.4MapTable
Home-based FOBT in the past two years or ever had a colorectal endoscopy, Ages 50+, 201670.9274.7MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: Diet & ExerciseLouisiana USA MapTable
Consumed 1 or More Fruits per Day, Ages 18+, 201754.9863.4MapTable
Consumed 1 or More Vegetables per Day, Ages 18+, 201776.1482MapTable
Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5 to <25), Ages 20+, 201726.7931.1MapTable
No Leisure Time Physical Activity, Ages 18+, 201731.8325.6MapTable
Obese (>= 95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age), High School Students, 201717.014.8MapTable
Obese (BMI >= 30), Ages 20+, 201736.8032.1MapTable
Overweight (>= 85th percentile but <95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age), High School Students, 201718.315.6MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: SmokingLouisiana USA MapTable
Current Smoker, Ages 18+, 201723.0517.1MapTable
Ever Smoked 100 Cigarettes, Ages 18+, 201746.0041.9MapTable
Percent of Daily Smokers Who Stopped Smoking for 1 Day or Longer in the Past 12 Months, Ages 18+, 2014-201535.937.5MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (All People), Ages 18+, 2014-201582.486.5MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (Current Smokers), Ages 18+, 2014-201550.353.3MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Inside Their Home (Former/Never Smokers), Ages 18+, 2014-201589.791.7MapTable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Bar Laws, 201926.866.2N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Restaurant Laws, 2019100.077.6N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Workplace Laws, 2019100.073.9N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Workplace, Restaurant, & Bar Laws, 201926.859.0N/ATable
Percent of State Population with Any 100% Smokefree Laws, 2019100.081.8N/ATable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (All People), Ages 18+, 2014-201569.079.7MapTable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Current Smokers), Ages 18+, 2014-201558.172.6MapTable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Former/Never Smokers), Ages 18+, 2014-201571.080.7MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: VaccinesLouisiana USA MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Both Sexes, 201755.853.2MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Both Sexes, 201753.250.1MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Male, 201746.945.8MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Male, 201745.448.8MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Female, 201766.657.7MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Female, 201760.754.6MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Both Sexes, 201733.034.8MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Both Sexes, 201740.139.3MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Male, 201731.334.8MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Male, 201728.430.4MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Female, 201749.344.0MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Female, 201738.539.3MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: Women's HealthLouisiana USA MapTable
Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 50-74, 201678.4577.6MapTable
Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 40+, 201673.1672.5MapTable
Had a Pap Smear in Past 3 Years and No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+, 201674.2671.9MapTable
Pap Test in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 21-65, 201681.9580MapTable
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2019 2:41 am.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Data statistics on this page come from the following data sources: CDC, Modeled Estimates Combining BRFSS & NHIS, Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, and American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. Please see the link on each row for the table/graph map for the specific footnote information.