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State Summary: United States, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
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2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: United States, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
Highlights
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 4% from 19.9 to 20.7 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 10% from 17.4% to 15.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 2% from 6.0 to 5.9 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 14% from 21.9% to 24.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 6% from 8.4 to 8.9 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • Since the 2016 edition, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 23% from 7.4% to 5.7%
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