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State Summary: Washington, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
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2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • High prevalence of adequate sleep among children
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity among women
Challenges
  • Low percentage of youth who are flourishing
  • High prevalence of students experiencing homelessness
  • Low prevalence of cervical cancer screening
Highlights
  • Frequent mental distress increased 40% from 14.3% to 20.0% of women ages 18-44 between 2014-2015 and 2019-2020.
  • Cigarette smoking decreased 30% from 15.8% to 11.1% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2019-2020.
  • Neighborhood amenities for children ages 0-17 decreased 17% from 42.9% to 35.5% between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome decreased 15% from 9.7 to 8.2 diagnoses per 1,000 birth hospitalizations between 2018 and 2019.
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