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State Summary: Wyoming, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Wyoming
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Wyoming, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • High percentage of well-baby visits
  • High prevalence of protective home environment in children ages 6-17
Challenges
  • Low percentage of well-woman visits
  • High prevalence of preterm births
  • High teen suicide rate
Highlights
  • Wyoming ranks in the top 10 in chlamydia, concentrated disadvantage, and unintended pregnancy.
  • Only 66.1% of women have a dedicated health care provider (43rd) and only 88.2% receive cervical cancer screening (41st).
  • Despite ranking 16th in infant mortality, Wyoming ranks 45th in low birthweight and 47th in preterm birth.
  • The state ranks in the bottom 10 in drug or alcohol abuse or dependence and tobacco use in youth.
  • Wyoming ranks in the bottom 10 in both adolescent and childhood immunization coverage, but ranks 18th in adolescent Tdap coverage.
  • Wyoming ranks in the top 10 in chlamydia, concentrated disadvantage, and unintended pregnancy.
  • Only 66.1% of women have a dedicated health care provider (43rd) and only 88.2% receive cervical cancer screening (41st).
  • Despite ranking 16th in infant mortality, Wyoming ranks 45th in low birthweight and 47th in preterm birth.
  • The state ranks in the bottom 10 in drug or alcohol abuse or dependence and tobacco use in youth.
  • Wyoming ranks in the bottom 10 in both adolescent and childhood immunization coverage, but ranks 18th in adolescent Tdap coverage.
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