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State Summary: Nebraska, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low drug death rate among women
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of adolescent well-visits
  • Low prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • Low state mPINC survey score
  • Since the 2016 edition, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 decreased 15% from 24.0% to 20.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 15% from 14.6 to 16.8 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 39% from 20.4% to 28.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality increased 10% from 4.9 to 5.4 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 42% from 9.0% to 5.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality decreased 7% from 24.4 to 22.6 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
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