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State Summary: Vermont, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Vermont
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity among women
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of substance use disorder among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 7% from 16.6% to 15.5% of live births
  • In the past year, HPV immunization increased 17% from 58.4% to 68.5% among females ages 13-17 and 15% from 53.1% to 60.8% among males ages 13-17
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 37% from 27.7% to 38.0%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 35% from 13.1 to 17.7 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 29% from 14.2 to 10.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 22% from 12.6% to 9.8% of households
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