Mental Parish Health Profiles
 
Health StJohn the Baptist  
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POPULATION, 2000      
United States Louisiana StJohn the Baptist
Total  281,421,906 4,468,976 43,044
17 Years and Younger 72,142,757 1,219,799 13,427
18 and Older 209,279,149 3,249,177 29,617
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census  2000, American FactFinder, Sample File 3 (SF3)  Table P8 - Sex by Age, 
              http://factfinder.census.gov/, <key words: Data Sets>.
ESTIMATED PREVALENCE OF SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS1  
United States Louisiana StJohn the Baptist
Estimated Population with a Severe Mental Illness  12,561,943 194,261 1,978
17 Years and Younger (9%) 6,492,848 109,782 1,208
18 and Older (2.9%) 6,069,095 84,479 770
1Estimates based on U. S. Census 2000 population using national prevalence estimates of 9% for children 17 years 
and younger and 2.9% for persons 18 years and older.
Source: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Mental Health.
SUICIDE ATTEMPTS and SELF-INFLICTED INJURIES  
1998-2001 (ages 10 years and up)      
United States2 Louisiana StJohn the Baptist
Total Suicide Attempts and Self-Inflicted Injuries  2,993,000 5,845 99
rate per 100,000 population 265.9 38.2 45.0
United States Louisiana Region 3
Total Suicide Attempts and Self-Inflicted Injuries
      (by DHH Administrative Region)
2,993,000 5,845 478
rate per 100,000 population 265.9 38.2 36.4
By Age Group 0
# 10-19 years 104
%10-19 21.8
# 20-29 years 111
% 20-29  23.2
# 30-39 years 115
% 30-39  24.1
# 40-49 years 102
% 40-49  21.3
# 50-59 years <30
% 50-59 **
#  60 years and older <30
% 60 years and older **
By Sex 0
# Male 173
% Male 36.2
# Female 305
% Female 63.8
** Not calculated if number less than 30
2 Attempts are estimates; no official U.S. national attempt data are compiled. Rate based on 2000 Census.
Source:  Louisiana Hospital Inpatient Discharge Database 1998-2001, Prepared by: DHH/OPH, Center for Community Health, 
EMS/Injury Research & Prevention Program,  Aug 2004.
American Association of Suicidology, using 25:1 ratio,  25 attempts for every death by suicide for nation.
              http://www.suicidology.org/, <key words: AAS Sucicide Fact Sheets, 2002 Offical Final Data>.