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Executive SummaryIntroductionExplore the Health of Women, Children and InfantsFindingsThe Health of Women and Children between StatesThe Health of Women and Children within StatesHealthy Communities for ChildrenClinical Preventive Services for ChildrenRacial Disparities in Measures of MortalityVariations in SmokingMeasures of Women's HealthBehaviors | Measures of Women’s HealthCommunity & Environment | Measures of Women’s HealthPolicy | Measures of Women’s HealthClinical Care | Measures of Women’s HealthOutcomes | Measures of Women’s HealthMeasures of Infants' HealthBehaviors | Measures of Infants’ HealthCommunity & Environment | Measures of Infants’ HealthPolicy | Measures of Infants’ HealthClinical Care | Measures of Infants’ HealthOutcomes | Measures of Infants’ HealthMeasures of Children's HealthBehaviors | Measures of Children’s HealthCommunity & Environment | Measures of Children’s HealthPolicy | Measures of Children’s HealthClinical Care | Measures of Children’s HealthOutcomes | Measures of Children’s HealthState SummariesAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesAppendixData Sources and Measures of Women’s HealthData Sources and Measures of Infants’ HealthData Sources and Measures of Children’s HealthMethodologyModel DevelopmentAmerica’s Health Rankings® Health of Women and Children Steering GroupThe Team
The Health of Women and Children Steering Group members include:
Christina Bethell, PhD, MPH, MBA Director of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Carter Blakely Deputy Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Healthy People 2020
Charles Carlini, MD, JD, FACOG National Medical Director OptumHealth Complex Medical Conditions
Reem Ghandour, DrPH, MPA Director Division of Epidemiology Office of Epidemiology Research Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Carol Gilbert, MS Senior Health Data Analyst CityMatch The National Organization of Urban MCH Leaders
Wendy Hellerstedt, PhD, MPH Associate Professor Epidemiology and Community Health University of Minnesota
Edward McCabe, MD, PhD Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer March of Dimes Foundation
Sarah Milder, MPH Principal Epidemiologist Arundel Metrics, Inc
Jane Pennington, MPH Chief of Staff United Health Group
Karyl Rattay, MD, MS Director Delaware Division of Public Health
Carol Sakala, PhD, MSPH Director Childbirth Connection Programs at National Partnership for Women and Families
Anna Schenck, PhD, MSPH Director, Public Health Leadership Program UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kristin Shaw, MPH Senior Epidemiologist Arundel Metrics, Inc
Holly Shulman Statistician Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Caroline Stampfel, MPH Director of Programs Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs

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