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State Summary: Iowa, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Iowa
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • High percentage of high school graduation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of household smoke
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 16% from 15.4 to 17.9 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 34% from 9.0% to 5.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 6% from 4.8 to 4.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, preterm births decreased 3% from 9.3% to 9.0% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, Tdap immunization among adolescents ages 13-17 increased 16% from 76.7% to 89.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 9% from 10.5 to 11.4 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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