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State Summary: West Virginia, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
West Virginia
2022 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: West Virginia, 2022, 2022 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of illicit drug use among youth
  • High prevalence of physical activity among children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking among women
Challenges
  • High mortality rate among women ages 20-44
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress among women
  • High prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
Highlights
  • E-cigarette use increased 77% from 7.0% to 12.4% of women ages 18-44 between 2018 and 2020.
  • Neighborhood amenities for children ages 0-17 decreased 29% from 23.3% to 16.5% between 2016-2017 and 2020-2021.
  • Cigarette smoking decreased 20% from 33.8% to 26.9% of women ages 18-44 between 2017-2018 and 2019-2020.
  • Food sufficiency increased 14% from 59.4% to 67.7% of children ages 0-17 between 2018-2019 and 2020-2021.
WEBSITE: dhhr.wv.gov
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