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State Summary: Connecticut, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Connecticut
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • Low child mortality rate
Challenges
  • High drug death rate among women
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 27% from 41.5% to 52.7%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 12% from 56.9% to 63.5%
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 13% from 10.1 to 8.8 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 40% from 6.8% to 4.1%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 66% from 11.6 to 19.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 26% from 5.3 to 6.7 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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