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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Rhode Island
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured women
  • High percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
  • Low child mortality rate
Challenges
  • High drug death rate among women
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Highlights
  • In the past year, substance use disorder among youth decreased 16% from 5.6% to 4.7%
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 20% from 7.5% to 6.0% of live births
  • In the past three years, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 67% from 17.3% to 28.9%
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 33% from 18.1% to 12.2%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 72% from 12.4 to 21.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 28% from 15.8 to 11.4 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
WEBSITE: health.ri.gov
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