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State Summary: Tennessee, 2015 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Small disparity in health status by education level
  • Low immunization among adolescent females for HPV
  • Many poor mental health days
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 28% from 37.2% to 26.8% of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, poor mental health days increased 20% from 4.0 to 4.8 days in the previous 30 days.
  • In the past 5 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 26% from 87.7 to 64.8 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 10 years, cardiovascular deaths decreased 22% from 382.3 to 299.0 per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, violent crime increased 11% from 534 to 591 offenses 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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