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State Summary: Mississippi, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • Low prevalence of alcohol use among youth
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High teen birth rate
  • High percentage of women in poverty
  • Firearm deaths increased 71% from 5.9 to 10.1 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2015-2017 and 2018-2020.
  • Mortality increased 25% from 155.0 to 194.5 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
  • Adequate sleep increased 19% from 47.6% to 56.5% of children ages 6-17 between 2017-2018 and 2020-2021.
  • Well-woman visits increased 15% from 66.4% to 76.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.
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