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State Summary: Wisconsin, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Wisconsin
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Wisconsin, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
  • Low prevalence of well-baby visits
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 5% from 13.6 to 14.3 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of uninsured women ages 18-44 decreased 32% from 10.3% to 7.0%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 3% from 6.0 to 5.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 8% from 13.1% to 12.0% of live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 25% from 10.6 to 13.2 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, meningococcal immunization among adolescents ages 13-17 increased 16% from 73.8% to 85.6%
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