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State Summary: Nevada, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Nevada
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low maternal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
Challenges
  • Low flu vaccination coverage among women
  • Low prevalence of well-baby visits
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Highlights
  • In the past year, low birthweight increased 7% from 8.5% to 9.1% of live births
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 11% from 1498.5 to 1668.3 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 23% from 43.0% to 52.9%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 39% from 7.6% to 4.6%
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 63% from 8.3 to 13.5 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 14% from 14.6% to 12.5%
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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