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State Summary: Minnesota, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Minnesota
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Minnesota, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of diabetes in women
  • High percentage of home health visits
  • Low prevalence of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse in children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low percentage of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • On measures of community & environment, Minnesota ranks 5th in concentrated disadvantage, food insecurity, and protective home environment (ages 6-17), and 7th in supportive neighborhoods.
  • The state ranks in the bottom 10 in alcohol consumption during pregnancy and excessive drinking among women ages 18 to 44.
  • It ranks 4th for a low percentage of uninsured women and 3rd for a low percentage of unintended pregnancies.
  • In Minnesota, 95.5% of live births had prenatal care before 3rd trimester and 43.8% of children ages 10 months to 5 years received developmental screening.
  • While the state ranks 6th for children's health, it’s lagging in teen suicide (38th), homeless family households (41st), and adequacy of health insurance (47th).
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