State Findings: West Virginia, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
High prevalence of physical activity among children
Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
High prevalence of frequent mental distress among women
High prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
E-cigarette use increased 77% from 7.0% to 12.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2018 and 2020.
Neighborhood amenities for children ages 0-17 decreased 29% from 23.3% to 16.5% between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.
Cigarette smoking decreased 20% from 33.8% to 26.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
Food sufficiency increased 14% from 59.4% to 67.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
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