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State Summary: Nevada, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Nevada
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low maternal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of alcohol during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of neighborhood amenities
Challenges
  • High prevalence of lifetime intimate partner violence in women
  • Low percentage of home health visits
  • High percentage of uninsured children
Highlights
  • Nevada ranks in the top 20 in the women’s behaviors smoking, excessive drinking, obesity, and chlamydia.
  • Among women, it ranks 50th in dedicated health care provider and in the bottom 10 in cervical cancer screening, flu vaccine, and publicly-funded women’s health services needs met.
  • The state ranks in the bottom 10 in infant measures low-risk cesarean delivery and home health visit.
  • While Nevada ranks 8th in neighborhood amenities, the state ranks 50th in supportive neighborhoods.
  • Nevada has room for improvement in clinical care and policy measures for children, ranking 50th in children with health insurance, and 49th in both adequate health insurance and adolescent well-visits.
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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