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State Summary: Alabama, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Alabama
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • Low prevalence of fourth grade reading proficiency
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 13% in the past four years from 16.8% to 14.7% of households
  • Uninsured increased 13% in the past year from 3.1% to 3.5% of children ages 0-18
  • HPV vaccination increased 42% in the past two years from 35.4% to 50.2% of adolescents ages 13-17
  • Obesity increased 21% in the past four years from 31.0% to 37.5% of women ages 18-44
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