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State Summary: Montana, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Montana
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
Challenges
  • High maternal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High teen suicide rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 72% from 27.9% to 48.1%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 decreased 5% from 52.5% to 50.1%
  • In the past year, low birthweight increased 13% from 7.1% to 8.0% of live births
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 26% from 19.2 to 24.1 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 18% from 60.2% to 71.2%
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 11% from 23.1% to 20.6%
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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