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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Pennsylvania
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of reading, singing or storytelling
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of avoiding care due to cost among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of asthma among children
  • High racial disparity between Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and white children in poverty
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep among women
Highlights
  • HPV vaccination increased 24% from 54.1% to 67.1% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2018 and 2020.
  • Obesity increased 23% from 25.5% to 31.3% of women ages 18-44 between 2014-2015 and 2019-2020.
  • Average voter participation increased 22% from 52.0% to 63.4% of female U.S. citizens ages 18 and older between the 2012/2014 and 2018/2020 elections.
  • Severe maternal morbidity increased 14% from 77.0 to 87.8 complications per 10,000 delivery hospitalizations between 2018 and 2019.
WEBSITE: health.pa.gov
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