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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low maternal mortality rate
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • Low teen birth rate
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of homeless family households
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 24% from 51.4% to 63.7%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 9% from 62.0% to 67.4%
  • In the past year, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 10% from 4.8% to 4.3%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 69% from 13.1 to 22.2 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 24% from 10.6 to 8.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, chlamydia increased 23% from 1,002.0 to 1,229.1 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
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