State Summary: Tennessee, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Tennessee
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • Low prevalence of depression among children
  • High prevalence of exercise among women
Challenges
  • Low WIC coverage among eligible children ages 1-4
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
Highlights
  • Poverty decreased 11% from 19.0% to 16.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2018 and 2019
  • Teen births decreased 32% from 34.8 to 23.7 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2019
  • Excessive drinking increased 61% from 11.3% to 18.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2014-2015 and 2018-2019
  • Drug deaths increased 33% from 23.6 to 31.4 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019
WEBSITE: tn.gov/health
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