America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo
State Summary: South Carolina, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
South Carolina
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
Page 1 of 10
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: South Carolina, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of homeless family households
  • High prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High child mortality rate
  • In the past year, HPV immunization increased 54% from 30.8% to 47.4% among females ages 13-17 and 39% from 27.4% to 38.0% among males ages 13-17
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 17% from 26.2 to 21.7 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 31% from 12.3 to 16.1 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 19% from 22.5% to 18.3%
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 15% from 28.5 to 32.8 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 28% from 14.4% to 18.4%
Page 2 of 10
Page 3 of 10
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 10
Page 5 of 10
Page 6 of 10
Page 7 of 10
Page 8 of 10
Page 9 of 10
Page 10 of 10

Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.