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State Findings: Louisiana, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
Low percentage of housing with lead risk
Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
High infant mortality rate
High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
Low percentage of fourth grade reading proficiency
Well-woman visit increased 11% from 69.6% to 77.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
Uninsured increased 42% from 3.1% to 4.4% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
Teen births decreased 29% from 39.3 to 27.8 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
Drug deaths increased 34% from 19.8 to 26.6 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
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