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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
  • High prevalence of fourth grade reading proficiency
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of avoided care due to cost
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High residential segregation
  • Low prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • Children in poverty decreased 13% in the past four years from 19.4% to 16.8% of children ages 0-17
  • Chlamydia increased 13% in the past four years from 1,378.5 to 1,553.0 cases per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 24% in the past four years from 13.7% to 10.4% of live births
  • Infant mortality decreased 12% in the past four years from 6.9 to 6.1 deaths per 1,000 live births
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