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State Summary: Utah, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Utah
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Utah, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of unintended pregnancy
  • Low percentage of household smoke
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity in children
Challenges
  • High drug death rate in women
  • Low percentage of home health visits
  • Low percentage of well-child visits in adolescents
Highlights
  • Utah ranks 2nd in infants’ health, 14th in children’s health, and 16th in women’s health.
  • It ranks 1st in the behaviors category, ranking in the top 10 in all measures except breastfeeding exclusively for six months (20th) and high school graduation (26th).
  • Utah falls in the top 5 across all children’s community & environment measures, ranking first in supportive neighborhoods and protective home environment among children ages 6 to 17.
  • Only 91.3% of children have health insurance (46th).
  • The state ranks 45th in teen suicide at 19.1 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15 to 19 compared with 8.4 deaths per 100,000 nationally.
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