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State Summary: Wisconsin, 2015 Annual Report
Wisconsin
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Wisconsin, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization among adolescents for Tdap
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High prevalence of obesity
Highlights
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 11% from 36.8% to 40.9%
  • In the past 2 years, drug deaths increased 19% from 11.0 to 13.1 per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 5 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 20% from 60.0 to 47.9 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 20 years, low birthweight increased 19% from 5.9% to 7.0% of live births.
  • In the past year, infant mortality has not changed at 6.0 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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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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