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State Summary: New Mexico, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Mexico
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • High percentage of children with adequate health insurance
Challenges
  • High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • Low percentage of well-baby visits
  • Low percentage of children with special health care needs with a medical home
Highlights
  • New Mexico has room for improvement in health outcomes for women and children, ranking 48th in drug deaths among females ages 15 to 44, 41st in child mortality, 43rd in teen suicide, and 46th in teen births.
  • It ranks in the bottom 10 in uninsured women, cervical cancer screening, well-woman visit, and dedicated health care provider for women.
  • New Mexico ranks 11th in publicly-funded women’s health services needs met at 36% compared with 29% nationally.
  • Only 9.2% of young children received a home health visit compared with 13.6% nationally.
  • New Mexico has the lowest percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries at 17.0% compared with 26.0% nationally.
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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