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State Summary: Louisiana, 2020 Annual Report
Louisiana
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents
  • Low premature death racial inequality
Challenges
  • High economic hardship index score
  • High premature death rate
  • High prevalence of cigarette smoking
Highlights
  • Public health funding increased 16% between 2014-2015 and 2018-2019 from $81 to $94 per person
  • Violent crime increased 10% between 2011 and 2019 from 497 to 549 offenses per 100,000 population
  • Mental health providers increased 7% between 2016 and 2020 from 257.1 to 275.5 per 100,000 population
  • Teen births decreased 49% between 2008 and 2018 from 54.0 to 27.5 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • Excessive drinking increased 18% between 2014 and 2019 from 17.7% to 20.8% of adults
  • Frequent mental distress increased 27% between 2011 and 2019 from 14.6% to 18.5% of adults
WEBSITE: ldh.la.gov
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