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State Summary: Mississippi, 2015 Annual Report
Mississippi
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Small disparity in health status by education level
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low rate of drug deaths
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High premature death rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 17% from 38.1% to 31.6% of adults.
  • In the past year, premature death increased 4% from 10,354 to 10,744 years lost per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 2 years, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months decreased 9% from 77.5% to 70.7%.
  • In the past 2 years, disparity in health status by education level decreased 30% from 21.2% to 14.9%.
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 15% from 197.2 to 225.8 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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