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State Summary: North Dakota, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
North Dakota
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: North Dakota, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • High prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low prevalence of well-baby visits
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 17% from 14.4% to 11.9% of live births
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 27% from 22.2 to 16.2 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, substance use disorder among youth decreased 19% from 5.4% to 4.4%
  • In the past three years, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 39% from 21.0% to 29.1%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 133% from 4.2 to 9.8 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen suicide decreased 13% from 20.6 to 17.9 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: health.nd.gov
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