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State Summary: New York, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
New York
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New York, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking among women
  • Low prevalence of household smoke
  • Low teen suicide rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity among women
  • High cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of homeless family households
Highlights
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 14% from 14.6 to 12.5 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, the percentage of baby-friendly facilities increased 67% from 12.9% to 21.6% of live births
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 61% from 7.6 to 12.2 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 37% from 5.9% to 3.7%
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 12% from 79.6% to 89.3%
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 21% from 14.8% to 11.7%
WEBSITE: health.ny.gov
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