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State Summary: District of Columbia, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
District of Columbia
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: District of Columbia, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High enrollment in early childhood education
  • Low percentage of women who drive alone to work
  • Low percentage of uninsured women ages 19-44
Challenges
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High racial gap among children in poverty
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 20% in the past four years from 13.2% to 10.6% of households
  • WIC coverage decreased 11% in the past year from 48.2% to 42.7% of children ages 1-4
  • HPV vaccination increased 15% in the past two years from 62.0% to 71.3% of adolescents ages 13-17
  • Obesity increased 33% in the past four years from 18.4% to 24.5% of women ages 18-44
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