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State Summary: Colorado, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Colorado
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of neighborhood amenities
  • Low prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
Challenges
  • High cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of substance dependence or abuse among adolescents
  • Low prevalence of well-woman visits
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, cervical cancer screening among women ages 21-44 decreased 6% from 85.8% to 80.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 12% from 10.1 to 11.3 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 17% from 30.3% to 35.3%
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality decreased 8% from 3.6 to 3.3 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 48% from 8.9% to 4.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 36% from 12.9 to 17.6 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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