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State Summary: Texas, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Texas
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among women
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among women
  • Low prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of reading, singing or storytelling
  • Low prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of women with a dedicated health care provider
Highlights
  • Firearm deaths increased 86% from 2.8 to 5.2 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19 between 2012-2014 and 2018-2020.
  • HPV vaccination increased 67% from 32.9% to 54.9% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2020.
  • Average voter participation increased 24% from 47.0% to 58.4% of female U.S. citizens ages 18 and older between the 2014/2016 and 2018/2020 elections.
  • Mortality increased 21% from 85.3 to 103.4 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
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