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State Summary: New Jersey, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
New Jersey
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • High prevalence of food sufficiency among children
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of alcohol use among youth
  • Low prevalence of physical activity among children
  • High percentage of households experiencing severe housing problems
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 73% from 16.0 to 27.7 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2014-2016 and 2018-2020.
  • HPV vaccination increased 39% from 42.8% to 59.7% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2020.
  • Average voter participation increased 31% from 51.0% to 67.0% of female U.S. citizens ages 18 and older between the 2014/2016 and 2018/2020 elections.
  • Preventive dental care decreased 11% from 84.9% to 75.7% of children ages 1-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
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