Health Matters for Women Newsletter

Health Matters for Women newsletter from CDC. US Dept. of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

November 2019

State-Specific Prevalence of Obesity Among Children Aged 2–4 Years Enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children — United States, 2010–2016
Among children aged 2–4 years enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), obesity prevalence decreased from 15.9% in 2010 to 13.9% in 2016 and during 2010–2014, decreased in 34 of the 56 WIC state or territory agencies.

Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Deaths by Race/Ethnicity, Sex, Intent, and Mechanism of Injury — United States, 2000–2017
In 2017, approximately 61,000 TBI-related deaths occurred in the United States. Suicide surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading category of TBI-related deaths during 2009–2011 and through 2015–2017. Males and American Indians/Alaska Natives experienced the highest rates of TBI-related death.

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Page last reviewed: December 2, 2019
Content source: Women's Health