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State Summary: New York, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
New York
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New York, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate in women
  • Low percentage of household smoke
  • Low teen suicide rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of unintended pregnancy
  • High cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of homeless family households
Highlights
  • New York ranks in the top 10 in smoking measures among women, youth, and household smoke, but 12th in smoking during pregnancy.
  • It ranks 8th in obesity among women, but 33rd in overweight and obesity among youth.
  • New York has room for improvement in clinical care for infants ranking 42nd in low-risk cesarean delivery and 35th in well-baby checks.
  • Despite ranking 3rd in adverse childhood experiences, New York ranks poorly in supportive neighborhoods (48th) and both protective home environment measures (40th and 38th).
  • New York ranks 48th in developmental screening of children and 43rd in medical homes for children with special health care needs.
WEBSITE: health.ny.gov
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