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State Summary: Arizona, 2015 Annual Report
Arizona
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Arizona, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of cancer deaths
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low rate of cardiovascular deaths
Challenges
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • Low rate of high school graduation
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 16% from 25.2% to 21.2% of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, drug deaths increased 13% from 16.0 to 18.1 per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 2 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 22% from 51.4 to 40.1 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 10 years, children in poverty increased 35% from 21.1% to 28.5% of children.
  • In the past 10 years, cardiovascular deaths decreased 21% from 273.8 to 216.6 per 100,000 population.
WEBSITE: azdhs.gov
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*Negative value denotes below US average; positive value denotes above US average. **Difference in the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with vs. without a high school education who report their health is very good or excellent.







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