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State Summary: Nevada, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Nevada
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • Low residential segregation
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of female college graduates
  • Low prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of well-child visits
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 20% in the past four years from 22.0% to 17.7% of children ages 0-17
  • High school graduation increased 13% in the past two years from 73.6% to 83.2% of students
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 18% in the past four years from 5.1% to 4.2% of live births
  • Infant mortality increased 14% in the past four years from 5.1 to 5.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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