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State Summary: Alabama, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High infant mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of neighborhood amenities
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 21% from 9.8 to 11.9 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 25% from 19.9% to 14.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 2% from 8.7 to 8.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 16% from 11.2% to 13.0%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen births decreased 6% from 32.0 to 30.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 15% from 7.9 to 9.1 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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