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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Pennsylvania
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High percentage of fourth grade reading proficiency
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low percentage of uninsured women ages 19-44
Challenges
  • High racial disparity among children in poverty
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress among women
Highlights
  • Smoking during pregnancy decreased 31% from 13.7% to 9.5% of live births between 2014 and 2019
  • Well-woman visit increased 15% from 66.4% to 76.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 41% from 15.6% to 22.0% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Diabetes increased 86% from 2.2% to 4.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2015-2016 and 2018-2019
WEBSITE: health.pa.gov
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