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Data Points 1997

These “Data Points” are based on the 1997 data from the California Women’s Health Survey (CWHS).  The “Data Points” are a series of one to two page fact sheets of select women’s health topics that are analyzed results from the CWHS.  The topics highlighted include: prenatal health, STDs and HIV, reproductive health, hunger risk, breastfeeding, mental health, cancer, and menopause.  The CWHS is an ongoing interagency collaboration and compendium of research on women’s health issues not otherwise covered by other surveys.  Analysis of CWHS data is prepared by various programs throughout the Department of Health Care Services and the California Department of Public Health.  The preparation of these data points was coordinated by the Office of Women’s Health (OWH); individual “Data Points” were contributed by specific programs.  This is part of an annual series of “Data Point” publications by OWH.  Other publication years include, 1998, 1999-2000, 2003-2004, 2005, and 2006-07. 

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Data Points

All Data Points

Gestational Weight Gain

Prenatal Vitamin Usage

Women's Knowledge About Folate and Its Importance for Prevention of Birth Defects; California, 1997

Prenatal Screening for Birth Defects: The California Expanded AFP Program

Knowledge About Chlamydia


STDs and Access to STD Care

Access to Family Planning Services

Attitudes Toward Sex Education in Schools

Contraceptive Utilization

Characteristics of Women Who Have Ever Had an HIV Test; California, 1997

Reason for Most Recent HIV Test Among Women; California, 1997

Risk for Hunger Among Women. By Age; California, 1997

Risk for Hunger Among Women, By Race/Ethnicity; California, 1997

Breastfeeding Duration, By Income

Attitudes Toward Breastfeeding in Public

Receipt of Mental Health Care Among California Women, By Race/Ethnicity and Age

Receipt of Mental Health Care Among Women, By Employment Status; California, 1997

Trends in Mammography Screening Among Women Age 40 and Above; California, 1997

Mammography Screening Among Women Age 40 and Older, By Income Status; California, 1997

Mammography Screening Among Women Age 40 and Older, By Income Status and Race/Ethnicity; California, 1997

Mammography Screening Among Women Age 40 and Older, By Income and Age; California, 1997

Menopause-Related Symptoms and Use of Medical Care to Treat Them

Urinary Incontinence Among California Women

Social Support Among Older California Women

Health Behaviors Among Older Women in California


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