State Summary: New York, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
New York
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: New York, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • High enrollment in early childhood education
  • Low prevalence of household smoke
Challenges
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • Low immunization coverage among children
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 21% from 22.8% to 18.1% of children ages 0-17 between 2013 and 2019
  • Drug deaths increased 27% from 12.0 to 15.2 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
  • Obesity increased 24% from 20.3% to 25.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
  • Infant mortality decreased 10% from 5.0 to 4.5 deaths per 1,000 live births between 2012-2013 and 2017-2018
WEBSITE: health.ny.gov
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