SHR 2012

You are viewing the 2012 Edition of Sexual Health Rankings

South Carolina

overall ranking: #42
Indicator
Rank
Value
Score
Estimated rate of AIDS diagnoses per 100,000 population4015.5-0.301
Rate of gonorrhea cases per 100,000 population47174.7-1.117
Rate of syphilis cases per 100,000 population3212.70.157
Cervical cancer incidence rate per 100,000 population, age adjusted1980.075
Births to mothers aged 15-19 years, rate per 1,000 population3842.5-0.811
Forcible rape incident rate per 100,000 population2731.7-0.406
Percentage of adults reporting good or better health3180.9-0.673
Percentage of adults married or a member of an unmarried couple3852.9-0.683
Status of statewide employment, housing, and school non-discrimination laws and policies based on sexual orientation and gender identity70-0.813
Status of state law on marriage equality for same-sex couples30-0.467
Status of state laws addressing bias or hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity30-1.096
Status of state laws on emergency contraception in hospital emergency departments210.488
Status of state laws restricting private insurance coverage of abortion21-0.653
Status of state laws imposing barriers to obtaining an abortion -- mandated counseling to discourage abortion, waiting period, ultrasound required32-0.727
Status of sex education mandates and content requirements for contraception and STI/HIV education230.846
Percentage of schools in which teachers taught all 17 HIV, STD, or pregnancy prevention topics in a required course in any of grades 6, 7, or 819190.163
Percentage of schools in which teachers taught all 17 HIV, STD, or pregnancy prevention topics in a required course in any of grades 9, 10, 11, or 1216510.476
Proportion of seats held by women in state legislatures and DC Council509.4-2.17
Percentage of women aged ≥25 years with high school diploma and higher education3884.9-0.3
Percentage of people in poverty4016.6-0.552
Percentage of women aged 15-44 uninsured1926-1.056
Percentage of women aged 15-44 covered by Medicaid1312-0.54
Percentage of contraceptive need met by all publicly funded clinics2544.40.235
Percentage of people aged 18-64 years who reported ever receiving a HIV test1740.90.075
Percentage of women aged 15-44 living in a county without an abortion provider3773-1.439
Estimated vaccination coverage, ≥3 doses HPV, females aged 13-17 years2729.5-0.276

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