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Graphic representation of national highlights. Download the full report PDF from the report Overview page.

Graphic representation of national highlights. Download the full report PDF from the report Overview page.

Health Outcomes

  • Behavioral Health | Women Frequent mental distress increased 14% from 17.0% to 19.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Behavioral Health | Children Teen suicide increased 29% from 8.4 to 10.8 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19 between 2012-2014 and 2018-2020.
  • Behavioral Health | Children Anxiety and depression | 9.2% and 4.2% of children ages 3-17, respectively, in 2020-2021.
  • Behavioral Health | Children Flourishing decreased 7% from 71.7% to 66.6% of children ages 6 months-17 years between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
  • Mortality | Women Mortality increased 21% from 97.2 to 117.3 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
  • Mortality | Women Maternal mortality | 19.3 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2016-2020.

Social and Economic Factors

  • Community and Family Safety | Women Firearm deaths increased 9% from 4.7 to 5.1 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2015-2017 and 2018-2020.
  • Community and Family Safety | Children Firearm deaths increased 18% from 4.0 to 4.7 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2015-2017 and 2018-2020.
  • Social Support and Engagement | Children Adverse childhood experiences | 14.0% of children ages 0-17 who reported ever experiencing two or more ACEs in 2020-2021.
  • Social Support and Engagement | Children Neighborhood amenities decreased 8% from 38.7% to 35.5% of children ages 0-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
  • Economic Resources | Women Unemployment increased 131% from 3.6% to 8.3% of the female civilian workforce between 2019 and 2020.

Behaviors

  • Sleep Health | Women Insufficient sleep decreased 7% from 36.1% to 33.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2018 and 2020.
  • Smoking and Tobacco Use | Women Smoking decreased 11% from 15.0% to 13.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity | Children Food sufficiency increased 6% from 68.1% to 71.9% of children ages 0-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity | Children Physical activity decreased 8% from 22.3% to 20.5% of children ages 6-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
  • Sexual Health | Youth Teen births decreased 8% from 16.7 to 15.4 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2019 and 2020.

Clinical Care

  • Preventive Clinical Care | Women Cervical cancer screening decreased 4% from 79.9% to 77.1% of women ages 21-44 between 2018 and 2020.
  • Preventive Clinical Care | Women Flu vaccination increased 26% from 30.8% to 38.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Preventive Clinical Care | Children Preventive dental care decreased 6% from 79.6% to 75.1% of children ages 1-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
  • Preventive Clinical Care | Children Well-child visit decreased 7% from 82.2% to 76.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.

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