America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo

State Summary: Missouri, 2015 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
Page 1 of 8
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: Missouri, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Limited availability of dentists
  • In the past year, diabetes increased 16% from 9.6% to 11.1% of adults.
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education level increased 40% from 20.5% to 28.7%.
  • In the past 2 years, smoking decreased 14% from 23.9% to 20.6% of adults.
  • In the past 5 years, children in poverty decreased 40% from 23.8% to 14.2% of children.
  • In the past 20 years, low birthweight increased 10% from 7.3% to 8.0% of live births.
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
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.