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State Summary: Illinois, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Illinois
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of women with a dedicated health care provider
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of neighborhood amenities
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months decreased 24% from 25.8% to 19.5%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 20% from 43.2% to 51.8%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 44% from 9.8 to 14.1 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 49% from 6.3 to 9.4 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 16% from 77.1% to 89.2%
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 10% from 24.1 to 26.5 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
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