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Maternal and Infant Health

Maternal and Infant Health

Maternal and Infant Health

Refers to the efforts that the State of Oklahoma is making to improve the physical and mental health, safety, and well-being of Oklahoma mothers and their infants.

$124.7M
Annual Expenses to Date
Fiscal Year Budget by Funding Source
Agencies Contributing Budget

Infant Death Rate

Decrease the three-year average* rate of infant deaths per 1,000 live births from 7.5 in 2012-2014 to 7.0 by 2020.

• Today: 
7.4 per 1,000
• Target: 
7.0 per 1,000

Pre-Term Births

Decrease the percentage of pre-term births from 11.2% in 2010 to 9% by 2020.

• Today: 
10.29%
• Target: 
9.9%

Teenage Birth Rate

Decrease the rate of teen births between the ages of 15-17 from 20.5 per 1,000 in 2013 to 19.2 per 1,000 by 2018.

• Today: 
15.9 per 1,000
• Target: 
19.2 per 1,000

Early Prenatal Care

Increase the percentage of pregnant women who receive prenatal care beginning in the first trimester from 68.4% in 2012 to 71.9% by 2018.

• Today: 
70.2%
• Target: 
71.9%