Executive SummaryIntroductionFindingsSmoking and Obesity- A Public Health Success and ChallengeExplore How the Prevalence of Obesity and Smoking Has ChangedComparison with Other NationsCore MeasuresBehaviorsCommunity & EnvironmentPolicyClinical CareOutcomesSupplemental MeasuresState SummariesAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingUS SummaryAppendixData Sources and MeasuresMethodology2016 Model DevelopmentScientific Advisory CommitteeThe TeamConclusion
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“More persons died from drug overdoses in the United States in 2014 than during any previous year on record.” - Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
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“The pathways to and consequences of dropping out [of school] perpetuate an insidious cycle of poverty, disparities, and entrenched inequities that underscore why graduation has become a public health priority.” -American Public Health Association
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*Since the release of the 2015 edition, the data source has published two updates. This edition contains the most recent data, which might cause a jump between 2015 and 2016 edition values.
Race and ethnicity populations are as defined by the original source.