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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Hampshire
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High drug death rate among women
  • High prevalence of smoking among women
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths increased 74% from 17.2 to 29.9 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, diabetes among women ages 18-44 decreased 29% from 3.4% to 2.4%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 14% from 4.9 to 4.2 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 18% from 30.8% to 36.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 31% from 8.1 to 10.6 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 22% from 9.0% to 7.0%
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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