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State Summary: Maine, 2015 Annual Report
Maine
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low violent crime rate
  • High immunization among adolescent males for HPV
Challenges
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months increased 25% from 68.0% to 84.7%.
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 15% from 23.3% to 19.7% of adults.
  • In the past 5 years, low birthweight increased 13% from 6.3% to 7.1% of live births.
  • In the past 20 years, infant mortality increased 13% from 6.2 to 7.0 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 46% from 408.0 to 218.7 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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