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State Summary: Oregon, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Oregon
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Oregon, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity in women
  • Low prevalence of preterm births
  • High prevalence of protective home environment in children ages 0-17
Challenges
  • Low percentage of well-woman visits
  • High prevalence of alcohol during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse in children
Highlights
  • There is wide variation in women's (24th), infants' (15th), and children's (39th) health rankings.
  • Oregon ranks 6th in publicly-funded women’s health services needs met and 12th in unintended pregnancy.
  • The average cost of infant child care (48th) is 15.2% of married couple’s median income.
  • Oregon ranks in the top 5 in both protective home environment measures, but ranks 39th in adverse childhood experiences and 37th in concentrated disadvantage.
  • Only 22.6% of the population served by community water systems has fluoridated water (48th) and 65.3% of young children receive recommended immunizations (46th).
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