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State Summary: New York, 2015 Annual Report
New York
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: New York, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High per capita public health funding
  • Low premature death rate
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • Large disparity in health status by education level
  • In the past year, excessive drinking decreased 13% from 18.9% to 16.5% of adults.
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 13% from 16.6% to 14.4% of adults.
  • In the past 10 years, premature death decreased 14% from 6,678 to 5,714 years lost per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 20 years, cancer deaths decreased 13% from 205.8 to 179.9 per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 41% from 434.5 to 258.5 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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