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State Summary: Colorado, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Colorado
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High prevalence of exercise among women
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
  • High prevalence of high-speed internet in households with children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High racial gap in high school graduation rates
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Highlights
  • WIC coverage increased 16% from 41.3% to 48.0% of eligible children ages 1-4 between 2016 and 2018
  • Uninsured increased 28% from 4.3% to 5.5% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
  • Smoking decreased 29% from 18.4% to 13.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Child mortality increased 15% from 24.0 to 27.5 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2012-2014 and 2017-2019
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