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State Summary: Ohio, 2015 Annual Report
Ohio
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Ohio, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Ready availability of primary care physicians
  • Low incidence of Salmonella
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High prevalence of diabetes
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 12% from 28.5% to 25.0% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 31% from 16.9% to 22.1% of children.
  • In the past 2 years, drug deaths increased 35% from 14.0 to 18.9 per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 10 years, premature death increased 3% from 7,762 to 7,991 years lost per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 37% from 436.3 to 276.1 per 100,000 population.
WEBSITE: odh.ohio.gov
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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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