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State Summary: Indiana, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Indiana
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Indiana, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of women with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of births at baby-friendly facilities
  • High percentage of children with special health care needs with a medical home
Challenges
  • Low percentage of cervical cancer screening
  • High prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of protective home environment in children ages 0-5
Highlights
  • Indiana ranks in the bottom 10 in women's behaviors, policy, and clinical care categories.
  • Only 32.9% of children ages 0 to 5 live in a protective home environment, 40.4% of women experience intimate partner violence in their lifetime, and 30.5% of households with children have a smoker.
  • Indiana has room for improvement in mortality measures for all three populations, ranking 40th in neonatal mortality, 36th in infant mortality, 44th in maternal mortality, and 34th in child mortality.
  • Although 75.3% of women have a dedicated healthcare provider, only 30.5% report receiving a flu vaccine and 58.9% report having a well-woman visit.
  • The state has a high percentage of births in baby-friendly facilities, a high percentage of home health visits for young children, and a middle of the road mPINC score.
WEBSITE: in.gov/health
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