Reports: Statistics/Surveillance

January 22, 2015
This report presents results from specified years of BRFSS for the state of Louisiana. All civilian, non-institutionalized state residents aged 18 and older with a household landline telephone are eligible for survey participation. Respondents were selected randomly from the sample of eligible individuals.
August 19, 2014
The goal of the surveillance for West Nile Infections in Humans is to describe the disease burden of the West Nile infection on the human population.
March 20, 2012
HCR 192 of the 2008 Regular Session directed the Louisiana Vital Records Registry to process and issue certified copies of vital records in a timely manner and to submit a report to the House and Senate committees on health and welfare.
October 20, 2011
Health officials characterize West Nile infections three ways: neuroinvasive, West Nile fever and asymptomatic. A neuroinvasive illness is severe and typically results in a swelling of the brain or spinal cord. People with this illness are at risk of brain damage or death. West Nile fever is less severe, with most people only suffering mild, flu-like symptoms. Asymptomatic individuals were never ill and were only discovered to have the West Nile virus in their blood when blood work was done for some other reason, such as blood donation.
August 24, 2011
Louisiana Arbovirus Surveillance Summary Reports. Surveillance for WNV was initiated in Louisiana in the Spring 2000 and currently involves the testing of dead birds, live birds, sick horses, mosquito pools and sentinel chicken flocks. With the exception of horse testing, WNV testing is performed at the request of individual mosquito abatement districts throughout the state.
February 17, 2011
These indicators provide a snapshot of health statistics common to Maternal and Child Health issues. Data are avaialble at the State, Regional, and Parish Level.
November 12, 2010
Since 1997, the Louisiana Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (Louisiana PRAMS) has served as a source of vital information needed to improve the health status of mothers and infants in Louisiana. We are pleased to present the 2008 Louisiana PRAMS Surveillance Report, which is a compilation of Louisiana PRAMS results for selected indicators.
July 25, 2009
July 25, 2009
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