America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo

State Summary: Indiana, 2015 Annual Report
Indiana
2015 Annual Report
Page 1 of 8
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: Indiana, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low incidence of Salmonella
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • High immunization among adolescents for MCV4
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 16% from 31.0% to 26.1% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 59% from 14.7% to 23.3% of children.
  • In the past 2 years, infant mortality decreased 9% from 7.7 to 7.0 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • In the past 5 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 16% from 75.6 to 63.2 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • Since 1990, violent crime increased 9% from 329 to 357 offenses per 100,000 population.
WEBSITE: in.gov/health
Page 2 of 8
Page 3 of 8
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 8
Page 5 of 8
Page 6 of 8
Page 7 of 8
Page 8 of 8
*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.



Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Other
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.