State Findings: Alaska, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Low percentage of low birthweight infants
High prevalence of reading, singing or storytelling
Low prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors among women
High prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
High violent crime rate
High incidence of chlamydia among women
Child mortality increased 38% from 33.1 to 45.8 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2012-2014 and 2018-2020.
Well-woman visits increased 31% from 52.7% to 68.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
Cervical cancer screening decreased 16% from 80.8% to 67.9% of women ages 21-44 between 2018 and 2020.
Infant sleep position increased 10% from 73.5% to 81.1% of women with a recent live birth between 2012-2013 and 2020.
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