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State Summary: North Carolina, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
North Carolina
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation rates
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of asthma among children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of household food insecurity
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of physical activity among children
Highlights
  • Teen births decreased 36% from 28.4 to 18.2 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Uninsured increased 21% from 4.8% to 5.8% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 22% from 9.8% to 7.6% of live births between 2014 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 32% from 14.1% to 18.6% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.gov
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