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State Summary: Alaska, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Alaska
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of low birthweight infants
  • High prevalence of reading, singing or storytelling
  • Low prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • High violent crime rate
  • High incidence of chlamydia among women
Highlights
  • Child mortality increased 38% from 33.1 to 45.8 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2012-2014 and 2018-2020.
  • Well-woman visits increased 31% from 52.7% to 68.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
  • Cervical cancer screening decreased 16% from 80.8% to 67.9% of women ages 21-44 between 2018 and 2020.
  • Infant sleep position increased 10% from 73.5% to 81.1% of women with a recent live birth between 2012-2013 and 2020.
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