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State Summary: New Mexico, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
New Mexico
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low racial disparity among children in poverty
  • High prevalence of reading, singing or storytelling
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 37% in the past four years from 12.3% to 16.8% of households
  • Students experiencing homelessness increased 17% in the past year from 3.0% to 3.5% of students
  • HPV vaccination increased 33% in the past two years from 42.9% to 57.0% of adolescents ages 13-17
  • Smoking decreased 23% in the past four years from 17.5% to 13.4% of women ages 18-44
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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