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State Summary: Arkansas, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Arkansas
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Arkansas, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High prevalence of women with a dedicated health care provider
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of female college graduates
  • High teen birth rate
  • High percentage of children in poverty
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 12% from 78.7% to 88.1% of households with children between 2016 and 2019
  • Uninsured increased 34% from 4.4% to 5.9% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 19% from 15.0% to 12.1% of live births between 2014 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 33% from 19.3% to 25.6% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
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