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State Summary: Connecticut, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Connecticut
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
  • High enrollment in early childhood education
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
Challenges
  • High racial disparity among children in poverty
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
Highlights
  • Teen births decreased 40% from 12.9 to 7.7 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 20% from 4.5% to 3.6% of live births between 2017 and 2019
  • Flu vaccination decreased 15% from 41.7% to 35.6% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019
  • Drug deaths increased 43% from 18.7 to 26.8 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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