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State Summary: New Mexico, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Mexico
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High percentage of births at baby-friendly facilities
  • High prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Challenges
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
Highlights
  • In the past year, low birthweight increased 9% from 8.7% to 9.5% of live births
  • In the past year, substance use disorder among youth decreased 17% from 7.2% to 6.0%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 13% from 37.0% to 41.9%
  • In the past three years, food insecurity increased 46% from 12.3% to 17.9% of households
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 7% from 30.8 to 33.0 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 39% from 7.9% to 4.8%
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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