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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Massachusetts
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low child mortality rate
  • Low prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • High percentage of female college graduates
Challenges
  • High prevalence of anxiety among children
  • High prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • Low prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Highlights
  • Teen births decreased 49% from 11.9 to 6.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2020.
  • Drug deaths increased 30% from 23.2 to 30.2 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2018-2020.
  • Food sufficiency increased 11% from 73.2% to 81.5% of children ages 0-17 between 2017-2018 and 2020-2021.
  • Preventive dental care decreased 8% from 88.4% to 81.0% of children ages 1-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
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