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State Summary: Nebraska, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Nebraska
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of unintended pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight births
  • High rate of high school graduation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • Low mPINC survey score
  • Low percentage of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • Nebraska has the most room for improvement in the policy category with a rank of 38th.
  • It ranks 47th in excessive drinking among women and 14th in alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
  • Nebraska ranks well in infant outcomes (11th), coming in 7th in both infant mortality and low birthweight.
  • The state has higher rates of tobacco use and drug or alcohol dependence or abuse among youth compared with the national average.
  • Nebraska ranks in the top 10 for the children’s measures high school graduation, childhood immunizations, and medical home for children with special health care needs.
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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