State Summary: Nebraska, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Nebraska
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
Challenges
  • High racial disparity in low birthweight
  • High racial gap in high school graduation rates
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Highlights
  • Well-woman visit increased 20% from 60.2% to 72.0% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 40% from 12.1% to 16.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Teen births decreased 39% from 24.9 to 15.3 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Infant mortality increased 16% from 4.9 to 5.7 deaths per 1,000 live births between 2012-2013 and 2017-2018
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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