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State Summary: New Jersey, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Jersey
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • High prevalence of well-woman visits
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • High maternal mortality rate
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low percentage of fluoridated water
  • Since the 2016 edition, dental visits among women ages 18-44 increased 11% from 71.3% to 78.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 2% from 37.3 to 38.1 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 49% from 16.7% to 24.8%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant child care cost increased 4% from 10.3% to 10.7% of married couple's median income
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 36% from 7.2% to 4.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen births decreased 8% from 13.1 to 12.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
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