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State Summary: Georgia, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Georgia
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of substance use disorder among adolescents
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured women
  • Low percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 28% from 36.2% to 46.4%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 decreased 19% from 55.4% to 45.0%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 24% from 9.9 to 12.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 40% from 6.8 to 9.5 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 27% from 74.9% to 95.3%
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 12% from 26.1 to 29.2 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
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