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State Summary: South Carolina, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
South Carolina
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of serious drinking water violations
  • Low prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
  • Low residential segregation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 17% in the past four years from 27.1% to 22.6% of children ages 0-17
  • Early childhood education enrollment decreased 10% in the past two years from 49.3% to 44.6% of children ages 3-4
  • Uninsured decreased 14% in the past year from 16.9% to 14.6% of women ages 19-44
  • Smoking decreased 17% in the past four years from 22.5% to 18.6% of women ages 18-44
WEBSITE: scdhec.gov
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