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State Summary: Vermont, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Vermont
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low neonatal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • High prevalence of protective family routines and habits among children ages 0-17
Challenges
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of homeless family households
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 31% from 6.1% to 4.2%
  • Since the 2016 edition, drug deaths increased 13% from 13.1 to 14.8 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Since the 2016 edition, low birthweight decreased 7% from 7.1% to 6.6% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality increased 7% from 4.3 to 4.6 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen births decreased 18% from 14.2 to 11.6 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 38% from 8.2 to 11.3 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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