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State Findings: Maryland, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Low percentage of women in poverty
High WIC coverage among eligible children ages 1-4
Low prevalence of household smoke
High infant mortality rate
High racial gap in high school graduation rates
High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
HPV immunization increased 43% from 48.1% to 68.9% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2019
Smoking during pregnancy decreased 28% from 6.5% to 4.7% of live births between 2015 and 2019
Obesity increased 18% from 27.4% to 32.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
Drug deaths increased 52% from 21.0 to 32.0 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
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