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State Summary: District of Columbia, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
District of Columbia
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: District of Columbia, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • High HPV immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low percentage of uninsured women
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High neonatal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 24% from 23.5% to 29.1%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 22% from 65.1% to 79.4%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 30% from 58.8% to 76.6%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 73% from 4.5 to 7.8 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 26% from 28.4 to 21.0 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, obesity among women ages 18-44 increased 28% from 18.4% to 23.5%
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