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State Summary: Oregon, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Oregon
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Oregon, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
  • Low percentage of preterm births
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of well-woman visits
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 4% from 13.2 to 13.7 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, dedicated health care providers among women ages 18-44 increased 7% from 70.3% to 74.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality decreased 6% from 3.5 to 3.3 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 22% from 31.3% to 38.3%
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 29% from 8.7% to 6.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide decreased 8% from 14.3 to 13.2 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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