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State Summary: Tennessee, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Tennessee
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of well-baby visits
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High prevalence of household smoke
  • High prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization increased 29% from 36.9% to 47.7% among females ages 13-17 and decreased 12% from 35.2% to 31.1% among males ages 13-17
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 10% from 14.3% to 12.8% of live births
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 33% from 17.1% to 22.7%
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 50% from 11.5% to 17.2%
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 39% from 16.8 to 23.4 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, infant child care cost increased 38% from 8.2% to 11.3% of married couple's median income
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