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State Summary: Texas, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Texas
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation rates
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress among women
  • Low prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured children
  • Low percentage of fourth grade reading proficiency
  • High prevalence of concentrated disadvantage
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 23% from 25.0% to 19.2% of children ages 0-17 between 2013 and 2019
  • Uninsured increased 19% from 10.7% to 12.7% of children ages 0-18 between 2017 and 2019
  • Physical inactivity decreased 17% from 28.7% to 23.8% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Teen suicide increased 41% from 8.7 to 12.3 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19 between 2012-2014 and 2017-2019
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