State Summary: New Mexico, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
New Mexico
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High supply of women's health providers
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of youth alcohol use
Challenges
  • High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • Low percentage of fourth grade reading proficiency
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 20% from 31.2% to 24.9% of children ages 0-17 between 2013 and 2019
  • Obesity increased 26% from 27.9% to 35.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019
  • Teen births decreased 43% from 42.9 to 24.4 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 36% from 14.3% to 19.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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