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State Summary: Louisiana, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Louisiana
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of well-woman visits
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
Challenges
  • High maternal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High child mortality rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 15% from 34.1 to 29.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 27% from 50.8% to 64.3%
  • In the past year, infant child care cost increased 30% from 6.6% to 8.6% of married couple's median income
  • In the past three years, flu vaccination among women ages 18-44 decreased 21% from 35.3% to 28.0%
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 16% from 9.7 to 11.3 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 36% from 14.0 to 19.1 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
WEBSITE: ldh.la.gov
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