KY Birth Mortality

Some very disturbing news. A national health report focused on women and children ranked Kentucky near or at the bottom in several categories, including smoking and alcohol use.The data suggested that 19.9% of women in Indiana reported that they smoke, compared to 28.8% in Kentucky. In Indiana, 11.7% reported smoking during pregnancy compared to 15.3% of women in Kentucky.The maternal mortality rate in Kentucky is the highest at 37.7 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. In Indiana, the rate is 28.5.




Source: MG News

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