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State Summary: Louisiana, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Louisiana
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • High prevalence of ADD/ADHD treatment
  • High enrollment in early childhood education
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of adequate sleep among children
  • High incidence of chlamydia among females
  • Low prevalence of fourth grade reading proficiency
Highlights
  • Students experiencing homelessness increased 54% in the past year from 2.8% to 4.3% of students
  • Flu vaccination decreased 34% in the past four years from 35.3% to 23.3% of women ages 18-44
  • Insufficient sleep decreased 12% in the past two years from 43.9% to 38.8% of women ages 18-44
  • Infant mortality decreased 11% in the past four years from 8.4 to 7.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
WEBSITE: ldh.la.gov
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