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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Hampshire
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • High percentage of births at baby-friendly facilities
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of lifetime intimate partner violence in women
  • High prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse in children
Highlights
  • New Hampshire ranks in the top 10 in unintended pregnancy, child mortality, infant mortality, neonatal mortality, preterm births, and teen births.
  • It ranks poorly in excessive drinking (40th), drug deaths (40th), and lifetime intimate partner violence among women (41st).
  • The state ranks 1st in infant health, ranking in the top 10 in two-thirds of all infant health measures.
  • On measures of community & environment for children, New Hampshire is below the national average in neighborhood amenities (31st), but far exceeds the national average for both protective home environment measures (2nd and 8th) and supportive neighborhood
  • New Hampshire ranks in the top 5 in both adolescent and child immunization coverages.
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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