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State Summary: Connecticut, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Connecticut
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High enrollment in early childhood education
  • Low teen birth rate
  • High prevalence of food sufficiency among children
Challenges
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among women
Highlights
  • Children in poverty increased 12% in the past year from 12.6% to 14.1% of children ages 0-17
  • Insufficient sleep decreased 12% in the past two years from 37.2% to 32.7% of women ages 18-44
  • Mortality increased 13% in the past two years from 75.7 to 85.8 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44
  • Infant mortality decreased 10% in the past two years from 5.2 to 4.7 deaths per 1,000 live births
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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