State Findings: Mississippi, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Low prevalence of alcohol use among youth
High prevalence of physical activity among children
High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
High infant mortality rate
High teen birth rate
High percentage of women in poverty
Firearm deaths increased 71% from 5.9 to 10.1 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2015-2017 and 2018-2020.
Mortality increased 25% from 155.0 to 194.5 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
Adequate sleep increased 19% from 47.6% to 56.5% of children ages 6-17 between 2017-2018 and 2020-2021.
Well-woman visits increased 15% from 66.4% to 76.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
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