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State Summary: Missouri, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Missouri
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High maternal mortality rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 12% from 66.2% to 74.3%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 17% from 38.5% to 45.2%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 26% from 17.1 to 21.5 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 14% from 29.3 to 33.3 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 54% from 9.7 to 14.9 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 24% from 16.8% to 12.8% of households
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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