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State Summary: Kansas, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Kansas
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
  • High percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months
Challenges
  • High prevalence of youth alcohol use
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • Low supply of women's health providers
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 21% from 18.7% to 14.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2013 and 2019
  • HPV immunization increased 44% from 34.4% to 49.5% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2017 and 2019
  • Excessive drinking increased 35% from 14.9% to 20.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Teen suicide increased 78% from 11.0 to 19.6 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19 between 2013-2015 and 2017-2019
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