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State Summary: California, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
California
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: California, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking among women
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of women with a dedicated health care provider
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 15% from 40.3% to 46.3%
  • In the past year, substance use disorder among youth decreased 10% from 5.1% to 4.6%
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 21% from 19.0 to 15.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 17% from 13.5% to 11.2% of households
  • In the past three years, infant child care cost increased 29% from 14.4% to 18.6% of married couple's median income
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 34% from 5.3 to 7.1 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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