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State Summary: North Dakota, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
North Dakota
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: North Dakota, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate in women
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight births
  • High prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • Low percentage of well-baby visits
  • Low percentage of developmental screening
Highlights
  • North Dakota ranks 4th in women's health, but 25th in children's health.
  • It ranks 2nd in measures of community & environment, and 1st in community & environment measures for women, ranking 1st in concentrated disadvantage, food insecurity, and lifetime intimate partner violence.
  • The state ranks 50th in excessive drinking and 37th in alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
  • In North Dakota 14.7% of women report smoking during pregnancy (37th) and 29.8% of children live in households with a smoker (38th).
  • North Dakota has a high prevalence of teen suicide at 20.6 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15 to 19 years (47th).
WEBSITE: health.nd.gov
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