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State Summary: Maryland, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Maryland
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low percentage of women in poverty
  • High WIC coverage among eligible children ages 1-4
  • Low prevalence of household smoke
Challenges
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High racial gap in high school graduation rates
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
Highlights
  • HPV immunization increased 43% from 48.1% to 68.9% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2019
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 28% from 6.5% to 4.7% of live births between 2015 and 2019
  • Obesity increased 18% from 27.4% to 32.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
  • Drug deaths increased 52% from 21.0 to 32.0 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
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