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State Summary: Maine, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Maine
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of women with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of prenatal care before the 3rd trimester
  • High vaccination coverage in early childhood
Challenges
  • Low percentage of dental visits in women
  • High prevalence of alcohol during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of homeless family households
Highlights
  • There is little variation in women's (19th), infants' (12th), and children's (11th) health rankings in Maine.
  • While it ranks high in clinical care (10th) and policy (5th) categories, the state lags behind in community & environment (26th) and behaviors (23rd) categories.
  • On measures of community & environment, Maine ranks in the top 10 in concentrated disadvantage, protective home environment (ages 0-17), and supportive neighborhoods, but has room for improvement in all other measures in this category.
  • Maine ranks 40th in smoking during pregnancy, and 44th in smoking among women ages 18 to 44.
  • Although it ranks 1st in immunization coverage for children, Maine is 23rd in adolescent immunizations-ranking 31st in Tdap and 33rd in MCV4.
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