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State Summary: Missouri, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Missouri
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Challenges
  • High child mortality rate
  • High prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • High prevalence of cigarette smoking during pregnancy
Highlights
  • Firearm deaths increased 100% from 5.7 to 11.4 deaths per 100,000 females ages 20-44 between 2013-2015 and 2018-2020.
  • HPV vaccination increased 50% from 35.8% to 53.6% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2020.
  • Flu vaccination increased 25% from 32.6% to 40.7% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Mortality increased 21% from 120.9 to 146.1 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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