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State Summary: Arizona, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Arizona
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Arizona, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking among women
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of dental visits among women
  • Low percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 13% from 13.5% to 11.7%
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 29% from 18.2% to 13.0%
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality decreased 5% from 3.7 to 3.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality increased 5% from 5.5 to 5.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 35% from 6.8% to 4.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 19% from 10.4 to 12.4 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: azdhs.gov
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