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State Summary: Kentucky, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Kentucky
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Challenges
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • High teen birth rate
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 12% in the past four years from 26.2% to 23.0% of children ages 0-17
  • Physical inactivity increased 23% in the past two years from 22.2% to 27.2% of women ages 18-44
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 17% in the past four years from 20.7% to 17.1% of live births
  • Low birthweight racial gap increased 22% in the past year from 5.0 to 6.1 percentage points
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