According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 231 people died in Cameron Parish in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 8 per thousand people, compared with 9 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 70 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2.4 per thousand people, compared with 2.2 per thousand statewide.
A reported 11 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Cameron Parish at the time of the 2000 census was 35.2, compared with 35.3 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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