State Summary: Vermont, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Vermont
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
  • High prevalence of female college graduates
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
Challenges
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High prevalence of anxiety among children
  • High prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 35% from 15.8% to 10.2% of children ages 0-17 between 2014 and 2019
  • Exercise increased 40% from 22.7% to 31.8% of women ages 18-44 between 2015 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 50% from 14.2% to 21.3% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Drug deaths increased 73% from 17.0 to 29.4 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
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