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State Summary: Tennessee, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Tennessee
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among women
  • High prevalence of well-child visits
Challenges
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep among women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 24% in the past four years from 16.3% to 12.4% of households
  • Flu vaccination decreased 23% in the past two years from 33.1% to 25.5% of women ages 18-44
  • Excessive drinking increased 52% in the past four years from 11.5% to 17.5% of women ages 18-44
  • Child mortality increased 12% in the past four years from 30.0 to 33.5 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
WEBSITE: tn.gov/health
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