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State Summary: Nebraska, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Nebraska
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of youth who are flourishing
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High racial disparity between Black and white children in poverty
  • Low percentage of children with adequate and continuous health insurance
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 59% from 7.0 to 11.1 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2015-2017 and 2018-2020.
  • Frequent mental distress increased 58% from 11.7% to 18.5% of women ages 18-44 between 2014-2015 and 2019-2020.
  • Flu vaccination increased 27% from 39.6% to 50.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Infant mortality decreased 7% from 5.8 to 5.4 deaths per 1,000 live births between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019.
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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