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State Summary: Utah, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Utah
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Utah, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
  • High cost of infant child care
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, dental visits among women ages 18-44 increased 7% from 70.6% to 75.5%
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality decreased 8% from 18.3 to 16.8 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, neonatal mortality increased 3% from 3.6 to 3.7 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 46% from 18.3% to 26.8%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 11% from 19.1 to 21.2 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 10% from 22.2 to 24.5 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
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