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State Summary: United States, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
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2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: United States, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Highlights
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 12% from 17.4% to 15.3%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 18% from 8.4% to 6.9% of live births
  • In the past three years, tobacco use among youth ages 12-17 decreased 31% from 7.4% to 5.1%
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 11% from 17.7% to 19.6%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 18% from 37.5% to 44.3%
  • In the past three years, flu vaccination among women ages 18-44 increased 5% from 32.8% to 34.4%
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 22% from 24.2 to 18.8 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, low birthweight increased 4% from 8.0% to 8.3% of live births
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 25% from 8.4 to 10.5 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 36% from 12.0 to 16.3 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
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