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State Summary: Alaska, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low maternal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
  • High incidence of chlamydia among females
  • Low prevalence of well-baby visits
  • High child mortality rate
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 27% from 33.1% to 42.1%
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 25% from 29.3 to 22.0 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 14% from 12.5% to 10.7% of live births
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 37% from 33.1 to 45.4 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
  • In the past three years, obesity among women ages 18-44 increased 24% from 26.8% to 33.1%
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 18% from 30.3 to 35.7 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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