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State Summary: Texas, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
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2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate among women
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured women
  • Low percentage of prenatal care before third trimester
  • High teen birth rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 20% from 34.6 to 27.6 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 36% from 26.5% to 36.0%
  • In the past year, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 17% from 3.6% to 3.0% of live births
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 19% from 17.2% to 14.0% of households
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 37% from 5.9% to 3.7%
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 28% from 8.7 to 11.1 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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