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State Summary: Arkansas, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Arkansas
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Arkansas, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Challenges
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress among women
  • Low prevalence of food sufficiency among children
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Highlights
  • Well-woman visit increased 13% in the past four years from 58.7% to 66.4% of women ages 18-44
  • Low-risk cesarean delivery increased 15% in the past two years from 24.8% to 28.4% of singleton, term, vertex, first births
  • HPV vaccination increased 23% in the past two years from 34.5% to 42.6% of adolescents ages 13-17
  • Excessive drinking increased 23% in the past four years from 15.0% to 18.5% of women ages 18-44
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