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State Summary: Delaware, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Delaware
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High state mPINC survey score
  • High prevalence of adolescent well-visits
Challenges
  • High neonatal mortality rate
  • High drug death rate among women
  • Low prevalence of neighborhood amenities
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, diabetes among women ages 18-44 decreased 60% from 4.0% to 1.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths increased 25% from 17.9 to 22.4 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 7% from 10.8% to 10.0% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality increased 14% from 7.0 to 8.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 42% from 8.1% to 4.7%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 3% from 9.6 to 9.9 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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