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State Summary: New Mexico, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Mexico
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High teen birth rate
  • Low percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, food insecurity increased 43% from 12.3% to 17.6% of households
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 11% from 23.0 to 25.6 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, low-risk cesarean delivery increased 6% from 17.0% to 18.0% of singleton, term, vertex, first births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 15% from 6.1 to 5.2 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 39% from 7.9% to 4.8%
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 8% from 27.2 to 29.4 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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