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State Summary: Wisconsin, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Wisconsin
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Wisconsin, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of diabetes among women
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of children with adequate health insurance
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 29% from 37.8% to 48.8%
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 15% from 16.2 to 13.8 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 30% from 10.6 to 13.8 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 18% from 23.9% to 28.3%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 30% from 14.2 to 18.5 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 41% from 9.3% to 5.5%
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