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State Summary: Oklahoma, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Oklahoma
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Oklahoma, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • Low prevalence of alcohol during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse in children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of lifetime intimate partner violence in women
  • High neonatal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of adverse childhood experiences
Highlights
  • Oklahoma has room for improvement in measures of community & environment, ranking in the bottom 20 in all measures except infant child care cost (12th) and protective home environment for children ages 0 to 5 (23rd).
  • It ranks 47th in women's health with the most room for improvement in community & environment (47th) and clinical care (46th).
  • The state ranks in the top 5 in excessive drinking among women and alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
  • Despite ranking 1st in youth drug or alcohol dependence or abuse, Oklahoma ranks 49th in youth tobacco use.
  • Oklahoma ranks 49th in teen births and 42nd in teen suicide.
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