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Michigan - 2013

Overall
Ranking

34

  • Outcomes Rank 38
  • Determinants Rank 33
  • Overall Rank 34
  • Diabetes Rank 34
  • Smoking Rank 39
  • Obesity Rank 40
MI Obesity (1990-2013) see more
  • Percentage of the population estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher.
  • Percentage of adults who are obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. (2011 BRFSS Methodology)

Strengths:

  • Low incidence of Salmonella infections
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Small disparity in health status by educational attainment

 

Challenges:

  • High prevalences of smoking & binge drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High violent crime rate

 

Highlights:

  • In the past year, the prevalence of smoking did not improve and remained constant at 23.3 percent of adults; almost 1.9 million adults smoke in the state.
  • Nearly 1.9 million adults are physically inactive and almost 2.5 million adults are obese in the state.
  • In the past 10 years, the violent crime rate decreased by 22 percent from 555 to 455 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, the percentage of children in poverty decreased from 22.7 percent to 19.2 percent of persons younger than 18 years.
  • In the past 5 years, air pollution decreased by 40 percent from 13.0 to 9.3 micrograms of fine particulate per cubic meter.
  • In the past year, immunization coverage among persons increased from 60.2 percent to 68.0 percent of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years.

 

Disparities:

  • In Michigan, 52.7 percent of adults aged 25 years and older with at least a high school education report their health is very good or excellent compared to only 25.6 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 27.1 percent.

 

State Health Department Web Site: www.michigan.gov/mdch

Michigan - 2013

Overall
Ranking

34

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