- STATE OVERVIEW
New Hampshire is 3rd this year
It was 2nd in 2011
- 4 Outcomes Rank
- 3 Determinants Rank
- 3 Overall Rank
- 15 Diabetes Rank
- 17 Smoking Rank
- 16 Obesity Rank
- Percentage of the population estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher.
- Percentage of the population estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. (2011 BRFSS Methodology)
- High rate of high school graduation
- Low infant mortality rate
- Low percentage of children in poverty
- Low violent crime rate
- Moderate prevalence of binge drinking
- Low per capita public health funding
- In the past ten years, the rate of uninsured population increased from 8.5 percent to 11.3 percent of the population.
- In the past year, the incidence of infectious disease decreased from 6.8 to 5.5 cases per 100,000.
- New Hampshire has one of the lowest sedentary lifestyle rates in the U.S. at 22.5 percent of the population, with 234,000 sedentary adults.
- Since 1990, the infant mortality rate decreased from 8.4 to 4.4 deaths per 1,000 live births and is the lowest among all states.
- Air pollution decreased in the past five years, from 9.1 to 7.5 micrograms of fine particulate per cubic meter.
- In New Hampshire, obesity is more prevalent among non-Hispanic whites at 26.2 percent than Hispanic at 21.0 percent.
State Health Department Web Site: www.dhhs.state.nh.us
|Cholesterol Check||9||80.4||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Dental Visit, Annual||6||76.7||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Physical Activity||11||77.5||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Teen Birth Rate||1||15.7||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Youth Obesity||22||12||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Youth Smoking||34||19.8||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Cardiac Heart Disease||16||3.9||VIEW ACTIONS|
|High Cholesterol||34||39||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Heart Attack||19||4.2||VIEW ACTIONS|
|High Blood Pressure||22||30.7||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Preterm Birth||2||9.3||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Personal Income, Per Capita||8||45787||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Unemployment Rate, Annual||4||5.4||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Underemployment Rate||6||11.3||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Income Disparity||9||0.4347||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Health Status||5||13.7||VIEW ACTIONS|
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