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State Summary: Nebraska, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Nebraska
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate among women
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of well-woman visits
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • In the past year, low birthweight increased 6% from 7.1% to 7.5% of live births
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 34% from 41.3% to 55.3%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 21% from 50.6% to 61.4%
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 18% from 20.0% to 16.4%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 44% from 9.0% to 5.0%
  • In the past three years, obesity among women ages 18-44 increased 16% from 25.8% to 29.8%
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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