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State Summary: California, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
California
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: California, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low maternal mortality rate
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Challenges
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
  • High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 44% from 17.1% to 9.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality decreased 24% from 5.9 to 4.5 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant child care cost increased 10% from 14.4% to 15.9% of married couple's median income
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality decreased 6% from 3.2 to 3.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 21% from 5.3 to 6.4 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, immunizations among children ages 19-35 months decreased 16% from 77.9% to 65.3%
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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