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State Summary: Vermont, 2015 Annual Report
Vermont
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • Large disparity in health status by education level
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High incidence of pertussis
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 8% from 19.1% to 20.6% of adults.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 11% from 48.3 to 43.2 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, disparity in health status by education level increased 11% from 30.7% to 34.0%.
  • In the past 20 years, children in poverty increased 31% from 8.8% to 11.5% of children.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 45% from 401.7 to 220.3 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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