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State Summary: Montana, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Montana
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • High prevalence of protective family routines and habits among children ages 0-17
  • High percentage of publicly-funded women's health services needs met
Challenges
  • High child mortality rate
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • Low immunization coverage among children
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 52% from 21.3% to 10.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths decreased 8% from 15.9 to 14.7 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, low-risk cesarean delivery decreased 10% from 26.4% to 23.7% of singleton, term, vertex, first births
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality decreased 3% from 3.4 to 3.3 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 increased 7% from 9.4% to 10.1%
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 22% from 28.3 to 34.4 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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