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State Summary: Kansas, 2015 Annual Report
Kansas
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Few poor mental health days
  • Few poor physical health days
Challenges
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 10% from 26.5% to 23.8% of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, public health funding decreased 14% from $51 to $44 per person.
  • In the past 2 years, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months increased 18% from 65.0% to 76.5%.
  • In the past 20 years, children in poverty decreased 18% from 20.3% to 16.6% of children.
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 9% from 175.1 to 191.0 per 100,000 population.
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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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