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State Summary: Alabama, 2016 Annual Report
Alabama
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High infant mortality rate
Highlights
  • In the past two years, drug deaths increased 12% from 11.7 to 13.1 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 16% from 27.6% to 31.9% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 12% from 25.2% to 22.3% of children.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 151% from 9.0% to 22.6%.
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months decreased 8% from 76.9% to 70.6%.
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The 2012–2016 data in the above graphs are not directly comparable with prior years. See Methodology for additional information.

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