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State Summary: Kansas, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Kansas
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate among women
  • High percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low HPV immunization coverage among adolescent females
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 17% from 26.0% to 30.4%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 decreased 16% from 45.6% to 38.5%
  • In the past year, preterm birth increased 9% from 8.8% to 9.6% of live births before 37 weeks gestation
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 28% from 14.9% to 19.1%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 39% from 8.8% to 5.4%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 16% from 12.0% to 10.1% of live births
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