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Updates to Medicaid Coverage and Sexually Transmitted Disease Data

PeriStats is now updated with the most current data on Medicaid coverage of births to include rates for the years 2016-2018. You can find these updates under the topic of "Health Insurance/Income" and subtopic of "Medicaid Coverage". The data has been updated through the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Additionally, PeriStats now includes the most recent rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among women for the years 2014-2018. STDs included are Chlamydia, Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis, and Gonorrhea. These rates are reported per 100,000 women. You can find these updates under the topic of "Infections".