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State Summary: Georgia, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low prevalence of substance dependence or abuse among adolescents
  • Low prevalence of diabetes among women
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • High maternal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of missed school days
  • High prevalence of low birthweight births
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 18% from 39.3 to 46.2 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 18% from 23.6% to 19.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality increased 17% from 6.6 to 7.7 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 12% from 6.5% to 5.7% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, meningococcal immunization among adolescents ages 13-17 increased 22% from 74.9% to 91.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 10% from 23.7 to 26.0 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
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