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State Summary: Washington, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
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2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity among women
  • Low neonatal mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes among women
  • High cost of infant child care
  • Low prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Highlights
  • In the past year, substance use disorder among youth decreased 4% from 5.4% to 5.2%
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 5% from 1,329.7 to 1,394.5 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 22% from 44.0% to 53.7%
  • In the past three years, teen births decreased 23% from 19.1 to 14.8 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past three years, dedicated health care provider among women ages 18-44 increased 6% from 67.9% to 71.9%
  • In the past three years, teen suicide increased 32% from 11.4 to 15.0 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
WEBSITE: doh.wa.gov
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