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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Rhode Island
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low child mortality rate
  • High WIC coverage among eligible children ages 0-4
  • Low percentage of household food insecurity
Challenges
  • High prevalence of alcohol use among youth
  • High racial disparity between children who identified as other race and white children in poverty
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among women
Highlights
  • Cigarette smoking decreased 40% from 18.1% to 10.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2019-2020.
  • Women who avoided care due to cost decreased 32% from 14.9% to 10.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
  • Well-child visits decreased 10% from 88.8% to 79.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.
  • Preventive dental care decreased 8% from 84.2% to 77.7% of children ages 1-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
WEBSITE: health.ri.gov
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