State Summary: Delaware, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Delaware
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation rates
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among women
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 21% from 12.9% to 10.2% of households between 2011-2013 and 2017-2019
  • Teen births decreased 39% from 24.4 to 14.9 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Mortality increased 39% from 102.1 to 142.4 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2016 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 62% from 13.0% to 21.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
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