America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo

State Summary: West Virginia, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
West Virginia
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
Page 1 of 10
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: West Virginia, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation
  • Low incidence of chlamydia among females
  • High percentage of publicly-funded women's health services needs met
Challenges
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • Low prevalence of food sufficiency among children
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
Highlights
  • Drinking water violations increased 113% in the past year from 9.2% to 19.6% of community water systems
  • Dedicated health care provider increased 10% in the past four years from 70.5% to 77.9% of women ages 18-44
  • Uninsured increased 31% in the past year from 2.6% to 3.4% of children ages 0-18
  • Physical inactivity decreased 17% in the past two years from 24.2% to 20.0% of women ages 18-44
WEBSITE: dhhr.wv.gov
Page 2 of 10
Page 3 of 10
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 10
Page 5 of 10
Page 6 of 10
Page 7 of 10
Page 8 of 10
Page 9 of 10
Page 10 of 10

Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Other
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.