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State Summary: New Jersey, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
New Jersey
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • Low prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors among women
  • High percentage of high school graduation
Challenges
  • Low percentage of fluoridated water
  • Low prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 14% in the past four years from 15.9% to 13.7% of children ages 0-17
  • Low-risk cesarean delivery decreased 12% in the past four years from 31.6% to 27.8% of singleton, term, vertex, first births
  • HPV vaccination increased 13% in the past two years from 42.8% to 48.5% of adolescents ages 13-17
  • Chlamydia increased 15% in the past four years from 1,216.6 to 1,404.1 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
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