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State Summary: Ohio, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Ohio
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Ohio, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • Low percentage of uninsured women
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
Challenges
  • High drug death rate among women
  • Low percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low percentage of publicly-funded women's health services needs met
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths increased 54% from 19.3 to 29.7 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, food insecurity decreased 12% from 16.9% to 14.8% of households
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 5% from 7.4 to 7.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 15% from 14.5% to 16.7%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 23% from 7.4 to 9.1 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 27% from 9.4% to 6.9%
WEBSITE: odh.ohio.gov
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