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State Summary: Vermont, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Vermont
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of publicly-funded women's health services needs met
  • High percentage of prenatal care before the 3rd trimester
  • High prevalence of protective home environment in children ages 0-17
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking in women
  • High prevalence of alcohol during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of homeless family households
Highlights
  • In Vermont 85.6% of women have a dedicated health care provider and only 6.1% of women are uninsured.
  • The state ranks in the bottom 10 in excessive drinking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy, smoking during pregnancy, and drug or alcohol abuse or dependence among youth.
  • Vermont ranks 2nd in the infant measures mPINC survey score, well-baby check, infant mortality, and preterm birth.
  • Vermont falls in the top 5 across three community & environment measures for children, but ranks 23rd in adverse childhood experiences and 38th in neighborhood amenities.
  • Vermont ranks 1st in adequate health insurance for children and 3rd in children with health insurance.
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