TRAUMA IN LOUISIANA

Louisiana has one of the highest trauma death rates in the nation.

United States Injury Death Rates per 100,000 – All Intents 2004 – 2010

CDC Injury Death Rate Map (2010)

Produced by: the Statistics, Programming & Economics Branch, National Center of Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
Data Sources: NCHS National Vital Statistics System for numbers of deaths, US Census Bureau for population estimates

The highest rates of trauma (88.48 – 154.46 per 100,000) are found in the following parishes:

Acadia
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Catahoula
Concordia
East Carroll
Evangeline
Grant
Jefferson Davis
Livingston
Orleans
St. Bernard
St. Helena
St. Landry
Tangipahoa
Washington

Louisiana Injury Death Rates per 100,000 – All Intents 2004 – 2010

Death Rates LA (2010)

Produced by: the Statistics, Programming & Economics Branch, National Center of Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
Data Sources: NCHS National Vital Statistics System for numbers of deaths, US Census Bureau for population estimates

Rate of Nonfatal Injury related Hospital Discharges by OPH Regions, Louisiana 2004

Hospital Discharges By Region

2009 Louisiana Health Report Card

Rate of Nonfatal Injury related Hospital Discharges by OPH Regions, Louisiana 2004

Discharge Maps

2009 Louisiana Health Report Card

The highest rates of unintentional injury (67.34 – 100.47 per 100,000) are found in the following parishes:

Beauregard
Caldwell
Catahoula
Concordia
Evangeline
East Carroll
La Salle
Red River
St. Bernard
St. Helena
St. Landry
Tangipahoa
Union
Washington
Winn

Louisiana Injury Death Rates per 100,000 – Unintentional 2004-2010

LA Unintentional Death Rate Map (2010)

Produced by: the Statistics, Programming & Economics Branch, National Center of Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
Data Sources: NCHS National Vital Statistics System for numbers of deaths, US Census Bureau for population estimates