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State Summary: California, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
California
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: California, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • High WIC coverage among children ages 1-4
Challenges
  • High prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 21% in the past four years from 13.5% to 10.6% of households
  • Children in poverty decreased 23% in the past four years from 22.7% to 17.4% of children ages 0-17
  • Publicly-funded women's health services increased 19% in the past four years from 54% to 64% of needs met
  • Chlamydia increased 14% in the past year from 1,483.6 to 1,691.9 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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