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State Summary: Montana, 2015 Annual Report
Montana
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low incidence of Salmonella
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low levels of air pollution
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High incidence of pertussis
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 13% from 22.5% to 19.6% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 52% from 28.3% to 42.9%
  • In the past 2 years, diabetes increased 22% from 7.2% to 8.8% of adults.
  • In the past 10 years, low birthweight increased 9% from 6.8% to 7.4% of live births.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty decreased 29% from 23.8% to 16.8% of children.
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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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