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State Summary: Alabama, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Alabama
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • High percentage of high school graduation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Highlights
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 58% from 13.0% to 20.6%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 36% from 24.7% to 33.7%
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19-35 months decreased 8% from 77.3% to 71.2%
  • In the past three years, chlamydia decreased 19% from 2,103.1 to 1,696.7 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 30% from 11.3% to 14.7%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 11% from 10.8% to 9.6% of live births
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