State Summary: New Jersey, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Jersey
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of household smoke
  • Low prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Challenges
  • High maternal mortality rate
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 27% from 35.8% to 45.5%
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 15% from 12.1 to 10.3 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 9% from 1,252.5 to 1,359.6 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 43% from 7.2% to 4.1%
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 26% from 11.7% to 8.6% of households
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 49% from 11.6 to 17.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
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