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State Summary: Mississippi, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • Low residential segregation
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • Low prevalence of food sufficiency among children
  • Food insecurity decreased 28% in the past four years from 22.0% to 15.9% of households
  • Early childhood education enrollment decreased 9% in the past two years from 54.0% to 49.1% of children ages 3-4
  • Dedicated health care provider decreased 8% in the past two years from 75.0% to 68.8% of women ages 18-44
  • Infant mortality decreased 6% in the past four years from 9.3 to 8.7 deaths per 1,000 live births
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