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Health Status

Analysis of women's health status enables health professionals and policymakers to determine the impact of past and current health interventions and the need for new programs. Studying trends in health status can help to identify new issues as they emerge.

In this section, health status indicators related to health behaviors, morbidity, mortality, and maternal health are presented. New topics include adverse childhood experiences, impaired fecundity and infertility treatment, sexual risk behaviors, sexual violence, and sleep health. In addition, special pages are devoted to summarizing the health of Asian women, rural and urban women, and women veterans. The data throughout this section are displayed by various characteristics including sex, age, race and ethnicity, education, and income.