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State Summary: South Carolina, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
South Carolina
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 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 homeless family households
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High child mortality rate
Highlights
  • 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%
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