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State Summary: Delaware, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Delaware
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
  • Low prevalence of depression among children
  • High supply of pediatricians
Challenges
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • Low WIC coverage among eligible children ages 0-4
  • High incidence of chlamydia among women
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 83% from 26.1 to 47.7 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2018-2020.
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome decreased 30% from 26.8 to 18.8 diagnoses per 1,000 birth hospitalizations between 2016 and 2019.
  • Physical inactivity decreased 25% from 29.5% to 22.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
  • Well-child visits decreased 10% from 87.4% to 78.4% of children ages 0-17 between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.
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