State Findings: Rhode Island, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Low child mortality rate
High WIC coverage among eligible children ages 0-4
Low percentage of household food insecurity
High prevalence of alcohol use among youth
High racial disparity between children who identified as other race and white children in poverty
High prevalence of illicit drug use among women
Cigarette smoking decreased 40% from 18.1% to 10.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2019-2020.
Women who avoided care due to cost decreased 32% from 14.9% to 10.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
Well-child visits decreased 10% from 88.8% to 79.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.
Preventive dental care decreased 8% from 84.2% to 77.7% of children ages 1-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
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