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State Summary: California, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
California
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: California, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • High WIC coverage among eligible children ages 0-4
  • Low prevalence of cigarette smoking among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
  • Low prevalence of well-woman visits
Highlights
  • Anxiety increased 92% from 3.8% to 7.3% of children ages 3-17 between 2017-2018 and 2020-2021.
  • Teen births decreased 42% from 19.0 to 11.0 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2015 and 2020.
  • Mortality increased 25% from 68.4 to 85.6 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
  • Average voter participation increased 25% from 48.3% to 60.2% of female U.S. citizens ages 18 and older between the 2014/2016 and 2018/2020 elections.
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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