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State Summary: Illinois, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Illinois
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking in women
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • Low percentage of uninsured children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • High cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of overweight or obesity in children
Highlights
  • Illinois ranks 44th for both excessive drinking among women and alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
  • It has a relatively low rate of drug deaths among women (9.8 per 100,000 females ages 15-44) and a low percentage of food insecure households (11.7%).
  • Illinois ranks 40th for publicly-funded women’s health services with only 20% of needs met.
  • While the state ranks 6th in both adverse childhood experiences and neighborhood amenities, it ranks 36th in supportive neighborhoods.
  • Illinois has room for improvement in childhood immunization 68.3%) and adequate health insurance for children (76.4%), even though 98.4% of children have health insurance.
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