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State Summary: Illinois, 2015 Annual Report
Illinois
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Ready availability of primary care physicians
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • High immunization among adolescent females for HPV
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 41% from 33.8% to 47.7%
  • In the past 2 years, children in poverty increased 11% from 18.5% to 20.5% of children.
  • In the past 10 years, premature death decreased 13% from 7,573 to 6,555 years lost per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 10 years, violent crime decreased 30% from 543 to 380 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased 48% from 11.9 to 6.2 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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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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