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State Summary: Nevada, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Nevada
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • Low prevalence of asthma among children
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of female college graduates
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among women
  • Low enrollment in early childhood education
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 26% from 22.7% to 16.9% of children ages 0-17 between 2013 and 2019
  • Teen births decreased 39% from 30.8 to 18.9 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 60% from 13.2% to 21.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Infant mortality increased 18% from 5.1 to 6.0 deaths per 1,000 live births between 2012-2013 and 2017-2018
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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