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West Feliciana Health Stats

  • County Health Rankings indicates West Feliciana Parish currently ranks 8th out of 64 Louisiana parishes based on health factors*
  • Over 35% of West Feliciana’s adult residents are obese*
  • 29% of adults are physically inactive*
  • 12% of parish residents have diabetes*
  • 14% of parish residents are uninsured*
  • 17% of West Feliciana’s residents report food insecurity
  • 20% of West Feliciana’s residents report limited access to healthy foods
    • Limited access to healthy foods estimates the percentage of the population who:
      • are low income*
      • do not live close to a grocery store*
    • Low income is defined as having an annual family income of less than or equal to 200 percent of the federal poverty threshold for the family size*
    • Living close to a grocery store is defined in rural areas as living less than 10 miles from a grocery store whereas in non-rural areas, it is defined as less than 1 mile*
    *According to 2017 County Health Rankings

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