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State Summary: Wyoming, 2015 Annual Report
Wyoming
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: Wyoming, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low levels of air pollution
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Limited availability of primary care physicians
Highlights
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 25% from 14.1% to 10.6% of children.
  • In the past 2 years, obesity increased 20% from 24.6% to 29.5% of adults.
  • In the past 5 years, infant mortality decreased 28% from 7.2 to 5.2 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • In the past 2 years, lack of health insurance decreased 23% from 16.6% to 12.7% of the population.
  • Since 1990, violent crime decreased 28% from 283 to 205 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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