State Summary: Illinois, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Illinois
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High enrollment in early childhood education
  • Low prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors among women
  • High prevalence of neighborhood amenities
Challenges
  • High racial disparity in low birthweight
  • Low WIC coverage among eligible children ages 1-4
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
Highlights
  • Poverty decreased 10% from 15.5% to 13.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2018 and 2019
  • Uninsured increased 38% from 2.9% to 4.0% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 44% from 11.6% to 16.7% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019
  • Teen births decreased 41% from 24.6 to 14.6 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
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