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State Summary: Maine, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Maine
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of women with a dedicated health care provider
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 16% from 15.6% to 13.1% of live births
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 29% from 26.5% to 34.1%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 18% from 48.2% to 57.0%
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 20% from 25.6% to 20.4%
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 21% from 16.5 to 13.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 102% from 12.1 to 24.5 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
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