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State Summary: Nevada, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Nevada
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low maternal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
  • Low percentage of publicly-funded women's health services needs met
  • Low prevalence of adolescent well-visits
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, food insecurity decreased 20% from 15.2% to 12.1% of households
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality decreased 9% from 6.8 to 6.2 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 70% from 14.7% to 25.0%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality increased 6% from 5.1 to 5.4 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, meningococcal immunization among adolescents ages 13-17 increased 18% from 66.5% to 78.7%
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 16% from 21.8 to 25.3 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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