State Summary: Rhode Island, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Rhode Island
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low child mortality rate
  • Low percentage of uninsured children
  • High percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
Challenges
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High racial disparity among children in poverty
Highlights
  • Infants exclusively breastfed for six months decreased 21% from 28.9% to 22.7% between 2015 and 2017
  • Well-woman visit increased 9% from 74.7% to 81.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Smoking decreased 27% from 18.1% to 13.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Low birthweight increased 10% from 7.1% to 7.8% of live births between 2014 and 2019
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