Chronic Disease & Parish Health Profiles
 
Leading Causes of Death Caldwell  
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POPULATION, 2000      
United States Louisiana Caldwell
Total Population 281,421,906 4,468,976 10,560
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, Sample File 3 (SF3), Tables: P6. Race and P8. Sex by Age,
http://factfinder.census.gov <keyword: data sets>      
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH, 2002    
United States Louisiana Caldwell
Number of Deaths by Cause
All Deaths 2,443,387 41,797 105
Diseases of Heart 696,947 11,133 37
Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer) 557,271 9,402 19
Cerebro-Vascular Diseases (Stroke) 162,672 2,575 *
Accidents Adverse Effects 106,742 2,094 7
Diabetes Mellitus 73,249 1,770 *
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 124,816 1,693 *
Alzheimer's Disease 58,866 1,110 *
Nephrotic Syndrome & Nephrosis (Kidney) 40,974 982 *
Influenza & Pneumonia 65,681 950 6
Septicemia (Blood Poisoning) 33,865 814 *
Assault (Homicide) 17,638 603 *
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 31,655 494 0
Chronic Liver Disease & Cirrhosis 27,257 363 0
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) 14,095 362 0
Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (at Birth) 14,254 339 5
All Others 417,405 7,113 15
Death Rates by Cause (rates per 100,000 population)
All Deaths 847.3 932.4 988.9
Diseases of Heart 241.7 248.4 348.5
Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer) 193.2 209.7 **
Cerebro-Vascular Diseases (Stroke) 56.4 57.4 **
Accidents Adverse Effects 37.0 46.7 **
Diabetes Mellitus 25.4 39.5 **
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 43.3 37.8 **
Alzheimer's Disease 20.4 24.8 **
Nephrotic Syndrome & Nephrosis (Kidney) 14.2 21.9 **
Influenza & Pneumonia 22.8 21.2 **
Septicemia (Blood Poisoning) 11.7 18.2 **
Assault (Homicide) 6.1 13.5 **
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 11.0 11.0 **
Chronic Liver Disease & Cirrhosis 9.5 8.1 **
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) 4.9 8.1 **
Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (at Birth) 4.9 7.6 **
All Others 144.8 158.7 **
*Data suppressed for counts greater than 0 and less than 5
**Rates for counts less than 20 are unreliable and are not reported
Source: DHH/OPH, Louisiana Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics Data Tables,
Table 26-A and 26-B:  Principal Causes of Death, by Parish of Residence, Louisiana, 2002
 
National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 53, No. 15, February 28, 2005
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/nvsr/nvsr.htm
CANCER INCIDENCE RATES, 1998-2002    
(rates per 100,000 annual population)      
United States Louisiana Caldwell
All Cancers
Black Females 365.5 395.4 588.5
Black Males 618.4 669.3 1015.0
White Females 410.5 405.9 407.3
White Males 536.2 592.1 642.1
BreaStCancer in Women
White Women 129.9 124.8 110.9
Black Women 106.7 120.6 *
*Data for counts less than 20 have been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates.
Source: National Cancer Institute
http://www.statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov
HEALTH BEHAVIORS & RISK FACTORS, 2004  
Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System Data by DHH Administrative Region
United States Louisiana Region 8
Health Status
% Having any Days In LaSt30 that Poor Physical or Mental Health kept them from Doing Usual Activities (adults 18+) not available 42.5 40.8
Screenings & Prevention
% NOT having a mammogram in the PaSt2 Years (women 40+) 25.4 25.7 27.5
% NOT having a Pap Smear within laSt3 Years (women 18+) 14.1 14.8 19.6
% Never had a Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy (adults 50+). 47.0 55.2 53.4
% NOT having a Blood Stool TeStwithin the PaSt2 Years (adults 50+) 73.5 70.5 77.6
% NOT having a PSA TeStwithin the PaSt2 Years (men 40+) 47.9 59.9 56.7
% Ever Had Blood Cholesterol Checked not available 75.3 71.1
% 65+ Who Had Flu Shot In PaStYear 67.9 68.6 61.5
Risk Factors & Behaviors
% Current Cigarette Smokers - Every or Some Days (adults 18+) 21.0 23.5 25.7
% Binge Drinkers - five or more drinks in one sitting (adults 18+) 14.9 14.2 9.3
% Heavy Drinker - more than 2 drinks per day for men, or more than 1 drink per day for women (adults 18+) 4.8 5.2 4.5
% Having no Leisure Time Physical Activity or Exercise in PaSt30 Days (adults 18+) 22.8 29.8 33.3
% Obese - BMI 30> (Adults 20+ ) 31.1 27.0 28.7
% Ever told Cholesterol was High - of all respondents (adults 18+) not available 24.6 23.0
% Ever told Cholesterol was High- of those who had it checked (adults 18+) not available 32.8 32.4
% Ever told Blood Pressure was High (adults 18+) not available 30.5 32.6
Disease Occurrence
% Ever diagnosed with Diabetes (adults 18+) 7.0 8.3 8.0
% Ever told had Stroke (adults 18+) not available 2.5 2.1
% Ever told had Coronary Heart Disease (adults 18+) not available 4.5 5.0
Source: DHH/OPH, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Unit, 2004 BRFSS Preliminary Data
CDC - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
http://www.cdc.gov/brfss
ADOLESCENT TOBACCO USAGE    
Communities that Care Survey (CTC) grades 6, 8, 10 & 12 combined1  
United States Louisiana Caldwell
2002 Survey not conducted throughout United States
% Ever tried cigarette 39 46
% Smoked in the laSt30 days 15 18
% Regular smokers 7 8
% Ever tried smokeless tobacco 16 31
% Used smokeless tobacco in laSt30 days 7 15
2001
% Ever tried cigarette 47 56
% Smoked in the laSt30 days 19 27
% Regular smokers 9 12
% Ever tried smokeless tobacco 18 37
% Used smokeless tobacco in laSt30 days 8 21
1998
% Ever tried cigarette 49 67
% Smoked in the laSt30 days 22 31
% Regular smokers 11 16
% Ever tried smokeless tobacco 19 34
% Used smokeless tobacco in laSt30 days 8 16
1Unweighted aggregate
Source: DHH, Office of Addictive Disorders, Louisiana Communities That Care Survey, State and Parish Reports
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/reports.asp