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State Summary: Maine, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Maine
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of women with a dedicated provider
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • High prevalence of protective family routines and habits among children ages 0-17
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of missed school days
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 91% from 8.2 to 15.7 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, dental visits among women ages 18-44 increased 11% from 58.0% to 64.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, low birthweight decreased 9% from 7.6% to 6.9% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 6% from 7.0 to 6.6 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, immunizations among children ages 19-35 months decreased 17% from 84.7% to 70.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 36% from 11.2 to 15.2 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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