State Summary: Louisiana, 2021 Annual Report
Louisiana
2021 Annual Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2021, 2021 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of non-medical drug use
  • High prevalence of having a dedicated health care provider
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
Challenges
  • High premature death rate
  • High prevalence of two or more adverse childhood experiences
  • High percentage of households with food insecurity
Highlights
  • Adults who avoided care due to cost decreased 34% from 17.6% to 11.6% between 2016 and 2020
  • Drug deaths increased 16% from 23.8 to 27.5 deaths per 100,000 population between 2017 and 2019
  • Smoking decreased 16% from 21.9% to 18.3% of adults between 2019 and 2020
WEBSITE: ldh.la.gov
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