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State Summary: Virginia, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Virginia
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of youth who are flourishing
  • High prevalence of food sufficiency among children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of alcohol use among youth
  • Low WIC coverage among eligible children ages 0-4
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep among women
Highlights
  • Teen births decreased 35% from 20.1 to 13.1 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 between 2013 and 2020.
  • Mortality increased 21% from 89.2 to 107.8 deaths per 100,000 women ages 20-44 between 2019 and 2020.
  • Flu vaccination increased 15% from 38.2% to 44.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Preventive dental care decreased 11% from 83.1% to 74.2% of children ages 1-17 between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.
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