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State Summary: District of Columbia, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
District of Columbia
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: District of Columbia, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured children
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • High prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 26% from 25.6% to 18.9% of children ages 0-17 between 2017 and 2019
  • Flu vaccination increased 25% from 35.5% to 44.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Adequate health insurance decreased 11% from 76.8% to 68.2% of children ages 0-17 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020
  • Frequent mental distress increased 49% from 10.2% to 15.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019
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