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State Summary: Nebraska, 2015 Annual Report
Nebraska
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Few poor mental health days
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
Challenges
  • Large disparity in health status by education level
  • Low immunization among adolescents for Tdap
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 16% from 25.3% to 21.3% of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, smoking decreased 12% from 19.7% to 17.3% of adults.
  • In the past 10 years, premature death decreased 11% from 6,883 to 6,125 years lost per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty increased 62% from 11.3% to 18.3% of children.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 39% from 368.7 to 224.7 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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