Fact’s on Women’s Health in South Carolina Flier (June 2000)

A resource provided by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, this handout shows various health risks specific to women in the state of South Carolina. It is currently unclear as to who such information was distributed to and how it was incorporated into health education within the state so any contribution to information would be welcomed. A sample of some of the information provided is shown below:


Noteworthy, is the clear intersectional approach taken by the information provided, which includes specific health risks to women of color within the state:

“Health disparities persist in SC, especially for African American women. For example, black and other minority women are 1.6 times more likely to die from heart disease and 3.0 times more likely to die from stroke.”

The flier also comes with a point of contact for more information. To provide us with more information regarding this flier feel free to comment on this post, or contact the blog’s curators. A pdf of the item is available here

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