Data Points is several short publications that use data from the California Women's Health Survey. These informational reports are the result of a collaborative effort between the California Deparment of Health Services, the California Department of Mental Health, the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Medical Review, Inc., and the Survey Research Group of the Public Health Institute.
- Data Points 1 through 6are as follows: 1) Gestational weight gain, 2) Prenatal vitamin usage, 3) Women's knowledge about folate and its importance for prevention of birth defects, 4) Prenatal screening for birth defects: The California expanded AFP program, 5) Knowledge about chlamydia, and 6) Infertility.
- Data Points 7 through 13are as follows: 7) STDs and access to STD care, 8) Access to family planning services, 9) Attitudes toward sex education in schools, 10) Contraceptive utilization, 11) Characteristics of women who have ever had an HIV test, 12) Reason for most recent HIV test among women, and 13) Risk for hunger among women by age.
- Data Points 14 through 20are as follows: 14) Risk for hunger among women by race/ethnicity, 15) Breastfeeding duration, by income, 16) Attitudes toward breastfeeding in public, 17) Receipt of mental health care among California women, by race/ethnicity and age, 18)Receipt of mental health car among women, by employment status, 19) Trends in mammography screening among women age 40 and above, and 20) Mammography screening among women age 40 and older, by income status.
- Data Points 21 through 26are as follows: 21) Mammography screening among women age 40 and older, by income status and race/ethnicity, 22) Mammography screening among women age 40 and older, by income and age, 23) Menopause-related symptoms and use of medical care to treat them, 24) Urinary incontinence among California women, 25) Social support among older California women, and 26) Health behaviors among older women in California.