Table 2

Estimated fetal death attributable to hurricane damage*

ParishFetal death observedFetal deaths with/without event (estimate)Hurricane attributed deathsRecorded human deaths† 
No damage parishes‡5215210.00–0.000
<10% damage parishes8258250.00–0.0014
Cameron00.000.00–0.000
Jefferson182129.7834.8–67.650
Orleans11945.0354.4–87.6510
Plaquemines51.842.33–3.734
St. Bernard82.054.60–6.7699
St. Tammany7548.1918.2–34.18
Vermilion2116.762.78–5.590
Total deaths17561590117–205685
  • *Estimates derived from model 8, table 1.

  • †Death counts for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are from the Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the United States.

  • ‡Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, De Soto, East Carroll, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, LaSalle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Richland, Tensas, Union, Webster, West Carroll, Winn, Rapides.