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State Summary: North Dakota, 2015 Annual Report
North Dakota
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Dakota, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Few poor physical health days
  • Low rate of drug deaths
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High occupational fatalities rate
  • High prevalence of obesity
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 23% from 27.6% to 21.3% of adults.
  • In the past 5 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 27% from 69.0 to 50.6 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 10 years, lack of health insurance decreased 8% from 9.9% to 9.1% of the population.
  • In the past 20 years, cancer deaths decreased 8% from 190.4 to 176.0 per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty decreased 31% from 17.3% to 12.0% 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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