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State Summary: New Mexico, 2015 Annual Report
New Mexico
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low rate of cancer deaths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
Challenges
  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • High violent crime rate
  • High rate of drug deaths
Highlights
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months increased 16% from 65.7% to 75.9%.
  • In the past 2 years, disparity in health status by education level decreased 14% from 33.2% to 28.6%.
  • In the past 20 years, low birthweight increased 24% from 7.2% to 8.9% of live births.
  • In the past 20 years, children in poverty decreased 15% from 30.3% to 25.7% of children.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 31% from 314.7 to 216.3 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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