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State Summary: Florida, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Florida
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of missed school days
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
Challenges
  • High prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
  • Low flu vaccination coverage among women
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, flu vaccination coverage among women ages 18-44 increased 22% from 20.7% to 25.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths increased 35% from 11.3 to 15.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 9% from 6.4% to 5.8% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality increased 5% from 4.1 to 4.3 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 33% from 6.6% to 4.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 4% from 7.6 to 7.9 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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