Table 3

Age adjusted mortality rates per 100 000 (95% CI) by cause and geographic area for non-white males†

Cause of death1970–791980–891990–99
CorridorLAUSACorridorLAUSACorridorLAUSA
†A cause specific rate in the Industrial Corridor or Louisiana was significantly different from the US rate if its 95% confidence interval did not include the US point estimate.
*Significantly (p<0.05) different from Louisiana.
All causes1793.21763.11734.91606.71637.91614.51634.51617.01593.6
(1753.4 to 1833.1)(1749.4 to 1776.9)(1571.8 to 1641.6)(1625.1 to 1650.6)(1601.7 to 1667.2)(1604.8 to 1639.2)
All malignant neoplasms297.9304.7322.8372.2363.8366.8389.8402.9375.9
(281.4 to 314.4)(298.9 to 310.5)(354.6 to 389.8)(357.6 to 370.0)(372.9 to 406.8)(396.5 to 409.3)
    Stomach27.023.521.325.0*20.116.615.917.014.8
(22.0 to 32.1)(21.9 to 25.2)(20.3 to 29.7)(18.6 to 21.5)(12.6 to 19.3)(15.6 to 18.3)
    Colorectal22.722.830.230.028.832.936.736.535.8
(16.8 to 28.6)(20.6 to 24.9)(23.4 to 36.6)(26.5 to 31.2)(30.2 to 43.2)(34.0 to 38.9)
    Liver and biliary tract3.04.05.110.29.88.111.410.710.5
(1.4 to 4.5)(3.4 to 4.7)(7.4 to 13.1)(8.8 to 10.8)(8.6 to 14.1)(9.7 to 11.7)
    Pancreas13.015.116.616.016.916.818.719.315.7
(9.5 to 16.5)(13.8 to 16.5)(12.4 to 19.6)(15.6 to 18.3)(15.0 to 22.3)(17.9 to 20.7)
    Lung86.388.591.9118.7119.2113.8129.2135.6115.5
(77.6 to 95.0)(85.4 to 91.6)(109.0 to 128.4)(115.7 to 122.7)(119.6 to 138.8)(132.0 to 139.3)
    Prostate47.347.455.556.459.765.668.472.076.7
(40.0 to 54.5)(45.0 to 49.9)(48.8 to 64.0)(57.0 to 62.4)(60.5 to 76.2)(69.1 to 74.9)
    Kidney6.3 (4.3 to 8.3)6.1 (5.4 to 6.9)6.3
    Bladder6.3 (3.9 to 8.6)5.4 (4.6 to 6.2)5.9
    Kidney + bladder11.011.011.413.610.912.812.511.512.2
(7.7 to 14.3)(9.9 to 12.1)(10.2 to 17.0)(9.8 to 12.0)(9.5 to 15.5)(10.4 to 12.6)
    CNS3.03.13.43.23.13.14.53.73.4
(1.5 to 4.5)(2.6 to 3.6)(1.8 to 4.5)(2.6 to 3.6)(2.9 to 6.1)(3.1 to 4.3)
    Leukaemia7.89.18.65.7*8.59.39.69.99.5
(5.3 to 10.3)(8.1 to 10.0)(3.8 to 7.7)(7.6 to 9.4)(7.0 to 12.1)(9.0 to 10.9)
Diabetes36.136.828.732.634.727.761.664.245.9
(30.3 to 42.0)(34.8 to 38.8)(27.4 to 37.8)(32.8 to 36.6)(54.9 to 68.4)(61.7 to 66.8)
Cerebrovascular disease204.1195.3173.4133.6132.9111.690.3*100.397.6
(189.5 to 218.6)(190.4 to 200.2)(122.7 to 144.4)(129.0 to 136.8)(81.9 to 98.7)(97.1 to 103.5)
Heart disease709.9*618.6554.0557.1560.3527.3498.8*457.1452.5
(683.0 to 736.8)(610.0 to 627.2)(535.0 to 579.2)(552.4 to 568.2)(479.2 to 518.3)(450.2 to 464.0)
Non-malignant respiratory disease96.093.699.397.497.3113.9105.6106.1115.1
(86.9 to 105.2)(90.4 to 96.7)(88.5 to 106.3)(94.0 to 100.5)(96.4 to 114.7)(102.8 to 109.5)
All external causes198.8*215.8200.1138.1*160.8141.1150.5*164.1136.0
(187.9 to 209.7)(211.5 to 220.0)(130.2 to 145.9)(157.5 to 164.1)(142.5 to 158.4)(160.8 to 167.4)