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State Summary: Maryland, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Maryland
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High WIC coverage among children ages 1-4
  • Low percentage of women in poverty
  • Low prevalence of smoking among women
Challenges
  • High racial gap in high school graduation
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep among women
  • Low percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 11% in the past four years from 13.0% to 11.6% of children ages 0-17
  • Publicly-funded women's health services increased 28% in the past two years from 25% to 32% of needs met
  • Dental visit decreased 10% in the past four years from 72.3% to 65.2% of women ages 18-44
  • HPV vaccination increased 21% in the past two years from 48.1% to 58.1% of adolescents ages 13-17
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