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State Summary: Louisiana, 2019 Annual Report
Louisiana
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
  • High rate of mental health providers
  • Small difference in health status by high school education
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High cardiovascular death rate
Highlights
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 65% from 12.9 to 21.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 20% from 25.7% to 20.5% of adults
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased 36% from 11.8 to 7.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since 2012, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 60% from 20.3% to 8.2%
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 65% from 451.0 to 742.0 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past seven years, disparity in health status decreased 18% from 22.2% to 18.3%
WEBSITE: ldh.la.gov
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