State Findings: Alabama, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Low prevalence of depression among children
Low prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
High child mortality rate
High teen birth rate
High prevalence of illicit drug use among women
HPV vaccination increased 49% from 35.4% to 52.9% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2020.
Firearm deaths increased 42% from 7.6 to 10.8 deaths per 100,000 females ages 20-44 between 2013-2015 and 2018-2020.
Excessive drinking increased 34% from 11.3% to 15.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2019-2020.
Food sufficiency increased 13% from 59.5% to 67.3% of children ages 0-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
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