State Summary: South Carolina, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
South Carolina
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of depression among children
  • Low prevalence of unemployment among women
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among women
Challenges
  • Low WIC coverage among eligible children ages 1-4
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • Low rate of high school graduation
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 28% from 27.5% to 19.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2013 and 2019
  • Well-woman visit increased 20% from 61.7% to 74.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 30% from 15.4% to 20.0% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Child mortality increased 16% from 28.5 to 33.1 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2012-2014 and 2017-2019
WEBSITE: scdhec.gov
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