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POPULATION, 2000      
United States Louisiana Tangipahoa
Total 281,421,906 4,468,976 100,588
By Age
18 and Younger 76,168,003 1,291,025 29,875
19 to 64 Years 170,274,931 2,659,854 60,041
65 and Older 34,978,972 518,097 10,672
Medicare Eligible
As a % of Total Population 12.4 11.6 10.6
Percent of Population Without Vehicles
Owner-Occupied Housing Units 4.5 6.0 6.7
Renter-Occupied Housing Units 21.6 24.2 20
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000,Summary File 3 (SF 3), Table P6 Sex by Age,
Summary File 4 (SF4) Table QT-H11 Vehicles Available and Household Income in 1999
http://www.factfinder.census.gov/
MEDICAID and LaCHIP, 2003-2004    
United States Louisiana Tangipahoa
Medicaid
# Eligible not available 1,048,048 30,762
# Recipients 1,048,209 30,839
As % of Total Population 23.3 29.8
LaCHIP
# Eligible not available 114,559 3,185
# Recipients 109,077 3,025
As a % of Eligible Population 95.2 95.0
Source: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Medicaid Annual Report 2003-2004.
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/reports.asp <key words: Medicaid Annual Report>
HEALTH INSURANCE      
United States Louisiana Tangipahoa
Estimated Uninsured Children Under 19 by Parish
# Uninsured 143,999 3,108
% uninsured 10.0 10.4
Estimated Uninsured - by DHH Administrative Region
# Adults 19 to 65 Years 576,500 45,300
% Uninsured Adults 21.1 17.3
# Adults under 200% FPL1 400,000 28,400
% Uninsured 42.5 35.9
# Children 18 & Younger 135,400 13,600
% Uninsured Children 11.1 10.4
# Children under 200% FPL1 77,200 8,100
% Uninsured 12.9 16.5
Estimated Insured Adults - by DHH Administrative Region
% Insured by Employer 55.3 55.9
% Insured by LaChip/Medicaid 4.5 5.3
% insured by Military 2.9 3.5
% Bought Insurance 8.5 9.6
% Insured by Medicare 4.1 5.1
% insured by Former Employer 4.4 3.5
% Insured by Someone Not Living in Household 1.3 1.6
1Federal Poverty Level
Source: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Louisiana Health Insurance Survey,
Conducted by the LSU Public Policy Research Lab, Released April 21, 2004. U.S. Data: DeNavas-Walt, Carmen,
Bernadette D. Proctor, and Robert J. Mills,
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/reports.asp <key words: health insurance survey>.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS      
United States Louisiana Tangipahoa
Primary Care Physicians (PCPs)
Family Practice not available 849 19
General Practice 278 6
Infectious Disease 11 0
Internal Medicine 1,901 26
Obstetrics & Gynecology 594 8
Pediatrics 817 11
Total PCP 4,439 70
Mental Health Provider
Psychiatrists 442 3
Social Workers 3,133 59
Total Mental Health Providers 3,575 62
Nursing Homes Facilities
Number of Facilities 317 6
Number of Beds 39,246 797
Source: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Health Standards, March 2005, Licensed Beds