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State Summary: North Carolina, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
North Carolina
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of well-woman visits
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • High prevalence of developmental screenings
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High neonatal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of neighborhood amenities
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 50% from 35.7% to 53.7%
  • In the past year, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 12% from 75.7% to 84.8%
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 13% from 23.6 to 20.6 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 42% from 14.1% to 20.0%
  • In the past three years, dedicated health care provider among women ages 18-44 increased 8% from 69.0% to 74.4%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 54% from 12.5 to 19.2 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.gov
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