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State Summary: South Carolina, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
South Carolina
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • Low Black/white residential segregation
  • High prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Challenges
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
  • Low prevalence of neighborhood amenities
  • Low WIC coverage among eligible children ages 0-4
Highlights
  • Teen suicide increased 55% from 8.7 to 13.5 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19 between 2012-2014 and 2018-2020.
  • Mortality increased 29% from 126.9 to 163.9 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
  • Dental visits increased 21% from 59.1% to 71.8% of women ages 18-44 between 2014 and 2020.
  • Cigarette smoking decreased 20% from 22.5% to 17.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2019-2020.
WEBSITE: scdhec.gov
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