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State Summary: Kansas, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Kansas
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • High percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High foster care placement instability
  • Low rate of pediatricians
  • Low HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 16% in the past four years from 17.7% to 14.9% of children ages 0-17
  • Excessive drinking increased 33% in the past four years from 14.9% to 19.8% of women ages 18-44
  • Obesity increased 16% in the past four years from 28.4% to 32.9% of women ages 18-44
  • Low birthweight racial gap decreased 11% in the past year from 7.3 to 6.5 percentage points
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