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State Summary: Indiana, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Indiana
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Indiana, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of missed school days
  • High prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
  • Low prevalence of substance dependence or abuse among adolescents
Challenges
  • High maternal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of household smoke
  • High neonatal mortality rate
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths increased 26% from 16.1 to 20.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, well-woman visits among women ages 18-44 increased 11% from 58.9% to 65.1%
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality increased 7% from 4.6 to 4.9 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, low-risk cesarean delivery decreased 5% from 24.0% to 22.9% of singleton, term, vertex, first births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 14% from 9.0% to 7.7%
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 4% from 25.0 to 26.1 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
WEBSITE: in.gov/health
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