State Summary: Kentucky, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Kentucky
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
Challenges
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress among women
Highlights
  • Uninsured increased 28% from 7.1% to 9.1% of women ages 19-44 between 2017 and 2019
  • Teen births decreased 36% from 39.0 to 24.9 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 26% from 20.7% to 15.3% of live births between 2014 and 2019
  • Excessive drinking increased 32% from 14.0% to 18.5% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
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