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State Summary: Florida, 2015 Annual Report
Florida
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low incidence of pertussis
Challenges
  • High incidence of Salmonella
  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • High percentage of uninsured population
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 14% from 27.7% to 23.7% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years decreased 17% from 34.3% to 28.5%
  • In the past 2 years, drug deaths decreased 16% from 16.5 to 13.9 per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 2 years, poor mental health days decreased 14% from 4.4 to 3.8 days in the previous 30 days.
  • In the past 10 years, children in poverty increased 42% from 17.0% to 24.2% of children.
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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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