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State Summary: Louisiana, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • Low percentage of fourth grade reading proficiency
  • Well-woman visit increased 11% from 69.6% to 77.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
  • Uninsured increased 42% from 3.1% to 4.4% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
  • Teen births decreased 29% from 39.3 to 27.8 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Drug deaths increased 34% from 19.8 to 26.6 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
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