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State Summary: Kansas, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Kansas
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
  • High percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight births
Challenges
  • Low percentage of publicly-funded women health services needs met
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 17% from 14.9% to 17.5%
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality decreased 10% from 19.6 to 17.7 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality decreased 9% from 4.4 to 4.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 5% from 6.4 to 6.1 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality decreased 4% from 25.0 to 24.1 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 33% from 8.8% to 5.9%
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