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State Summary: Connecticut, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Connecticut
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of cervical cancer screening
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of adverse childhood experiences
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low percentage of developmental screening in early childhood
Highlights
  • Connecticut ranks 1st in outcomes for children, but 48th in clinical care for infants.
  • It has low rates of child, infant, neonatal, and maternal mortality, as well as low rates of teen suicide.
  • Rates of excessive drinking among women ages 18 to 44 and during pregnancy are high at 19.9% and 11.5%, respectively.
  • Only 8.7% of women are uninsured and 38% of publicly-funded women’s health services needs are met.
  • Connecticut ranks 3rd in immunization coverage for adolescents.
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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