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State Summary: Alaska, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of asthma among children
  • High child mortality rate
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • High prevalence of unemployment among women
  • Well-woman visit increased 35% from 52.7% to 71.0% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 28% from 13.3% to 9.6% of live births between 2014 and 2019
  • Infants exclusively breastfed for six months decreased 15% from 41.7% to 35.3% between 2016 and 2017
  • Child mortality increased 44% from 33.1 to 47.7 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2012-2014 and 2017-2019
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