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Repeat Teen Births in Delaware.  Substantial progress has been made in reducing teen births and rates are the lowest they've been in the last 25 years. However, teen childbearing continues to be an area of concern, and in 2006-2010 teen births accounted for 9.8 percent of the total live births...more information new alert

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Drug Overdose Mortality in Delaware - 2010.  In 2010, more Delawareans died from unintentional drug overdoses than from motor vehicle accidents. Over three-quarters of drug overdose deaths were unintentional, 16 percent were self-inflicted (suicide), and 7 percent were undetermined...more information

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DE Birth Rate Declines as Number of Births to Hispanic Women Falls.  Between 2001 and 2007, Delaware's general fertility rate increased 10.7 percent to 68.4 births per 1,000 women aged 15-44. After 2007, general fertility rates in Delaware and the nation began to decline, and in 2010, rates were 6 percent lower than in 2007...more information

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Unintentional Motor Vehicle Traffic-related Deaths and Hospitalizations in Delaware.  Between 2000-2004 and 2006-2010, the age-adjusted mortality rate for unintentional motor vehicle traffic injuries declined by 16 percent, from 15.9 to 13.2 deaths per 100,000 population...more information

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Unintentional Injury, Suicide, and Homicide Mortality in Delaware.  In 2005-2009, the majority of deaths due to motor vehicle traffic related injuries, poisonings, and falls were unintentional, while the majority of firearm and suffocation deaths were self-inflicted...more information   

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Child Mortality in Delaware.  Between 1990-1994 and 1999-2003, child mortality rates fluctuated between 32 and 34 deaths per 100,000 children 1-19 years of age; in 2000-2004 the rate rose to 36...more information

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Most Popular Baby Names by Sex and Year of Birth, Delaware - 2008 & 2009.  Jayden was the most popular boy's name in 2009, moving up from number 8 in 2008 and displacing Michael, which had been the most common name for four years running...more information

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Preterm Birth Rates in Delaware.  In 2009, 12.5 percent of Delaware infants were born preterm (less than 37 weeks gestation). The majority of preterm births were born late preterm, between 34 and 36 weeks gestation....more information

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Drug Overdose Mortality in Delaware.  In 2009, more Delawareans died from drug overdoses than from flu and pneumonia combined. Three-quarters of drug overdose deaths were unintentional, with the remaining 25 percent split between self-inflicted (suicide) and undetermined poisonings...more information

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Homicides in Delaware.  In Delaware, death by assault (homicide) was the 18th leading cause of death in 2004-2008, and accounted for 0.7 percent of all deaths. Three-quarters of all homicide deaths in 2004-2008 were residents of New Castle County...more information

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Mean Gestational Age by Plurality, Delaware 2004-2008.  Infants who do not reach full-term gestation, defined as infants born at 39-41 weeks of gestation, have higher risks of morbidity and mortality, which increase as the gestational age decreases...more information

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Unintentional Drug Poisonings in Delaware.  Deaths due to unintentional drug poisonings, or overdoses, have risen dramatically over the last 25 years. In 2004-2008 accidental poisonings were the second leading cause of unintentional injury death, accounting for 20 percent of all accidental deaths...more information

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Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) in Delaware.  Sudden, unexpected infant deaths are defined as infant deaths that occur suddenly and unexpectedly, and whose manner and cause of death are not immediately obvious prior to investigation. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the most well known cause of SUID cases...more information

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Snapshot of Abortion in Delaware.  In 2007, there were 15,691 pregnancies in Delaware. Seventy-seven percent of these pregnancies resulted in live births and 22.5 percent resulted in induced termination...more information

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The Changing Characteristics of Delaware Mothers.  Compared to 1990, Delaware mothers in 2007 were more likely to be 35 and older, to be single, and to have either fewer than 12 years education, or to have some post secondary education...more information

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Leading Causes of Death in Delaware.  The 10 leading causes of death in 2003-2007 were the same as those in 2002-2006, though the ranking of the bottom 4 causes shifted. Of the 10 leading causes of death, only 3 demonstrated an increase in mortality rates...more information

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Late Preterm Births in Delaware.  According to analyses by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) the steady increase in preterm births is largely due to a rise in late preterm births. Although infants born in the late preterm period are considered to have a lower risk for complications than...more information

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Divorce in Delaware.  Divorce rates in Delaware remained fairly stable from 1984-1988 to 1992-1996. From 1992-1996 to 2003-2007, divorce rates declined 20 percent to 3.8 divorces per 1,000 population. Marriage rates have been decreasing steadily since 1987-1991...more information

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Poisoning Deaths in Delaware.  Unintentional and self-inflicted poisoning deaths comprised the vast majority of poisoning mortality in 2002-2006. Poisoning deaths of undetermined intent accounted for 9.3 percent of all poisoning deaths in 2002-2006; poisonings due to homicide made up less than 0.3 percent...more information

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Drug- and Alcohol-Induced Mortality in Delaware.  Drug- and alcohol-induced deaths refer to those causes directly attributable to drug- and or alcohol-induced mortality, including mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use; accidental poisoning, and a variety of other conditions and diseases...more information

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Unintentional Injury, Suicide, and Homicide Mortality in Delaware.  In 2002-2006 deaths due to unintentional injury, suicide, and homicide accounted for 6 percent of all deaths in Delaware...more information

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Mortality due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Delaware.  Nationally, COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the US and a major cause of morbidity...more information

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The Contribution of Preterm Births to Infant Mortality in Delaware.  Preterm births (infant born at less than 37 weeks' gestation) is generally accepted as one of the most critical factors in an infant's risk of mortality...more information

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Youth and Young Adult Suicide Rates.  In 1996-2005 suicide was the second leading cause of death for youths and young adults in Delaware; for Delawareans...more information

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Birth Defects.  Birth defects were the second leading cause of infant death in 2001-2005. Birth defects (congenital anomalies) are conditions that...more information

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Hispanic Births in Delaware, 2005.  According to the U. S. Census, in 2005 Hispanics were the nation's largest minority group, with 42.7 million, or 14.4 percent, of the total U. S. population of 296.4 million. With a 3.3 percent increase in population from July 1, 2004 to July 1, 2005, they were the fastest-growing minority group...more information

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Health Disparities in Delaware 2004: Indicators.   A black newborn in Delaware are expected to live 72.1 years, while a white newborn is expected to live 77.1 years, a difference of five years. A black female newborn is expected to live 74.4 years opposed to a white female newborn, which is expected to live 79.5 years...more information

 

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