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State Summary: Iowa, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Iowa
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • High percentage of high school graduation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High teen suicide rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 38% from 47.4% to 65.5%
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 9% from 13.7% to 12.4% of live births
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 14% from 18.6 to 16.0 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 47% from 9.4% to 5.0%
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 30% from 64.4% to 83.6%
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 30% from 10.5 to 13.7 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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