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State Summary: Delaware, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Delaware
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of well-woman visits
  • High percentage of births at baby-friendly facilities
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity among women
  • High infant mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 20% from 47.3% to 56.7%
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 18% from 1,679.0 to 1,987.1 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 15% from 20.5% to 23.6%
  • In the past three years, dedicated health care provider among women ages 18-44 decreased 10% from 84.9% to 76.8%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 51% from 8.1% to 4.0%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 55% from 17.9 to 27.7 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
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