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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Massachusetts
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High prevalence of female college graduates
  • High prevalence of food sufficiency among children
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High foster care placement instability
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 20% in the past four years from 15.2% to 12.2% of children ages 0-17
  • Flu vaccination decreased 18% in the past four years from 44.4% to 36.2% of women ages 18-44
  • Excessive drinking increased 17% in the past two years from 23.0% to 27.0% of women ages 18-44
  • Infant mortality decreased 12% in the past two years from 4.3 to 3.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
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